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...Home ... Certifications ... Certification Database ..Certification Details Wednesday: April 23, 2014

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CQS
VENDOR:      Cisco

CERTIFICATION TYPE
     Development, Hardware, Help Desk, Internet / Web, Network, Security, Storage, Telecommunications, Wireless

DESCRIPTION:      Specialty certifications for those already holding one or more Cisco certification titles. 19 options for everything from cable communications to security to storage networking.

YEAR ESTABLISHED:      2001

LAST UPGRADE:      Updated exams for security Specialist exams (Sept. 2005)

# CERTIFIED:      700,000+ total certified in Cisco program (source: CertCities, Oct. 2005)

REQUIRED
PREREQUISITES:
     Must have at least associate-level Cisco certification, such as CCNA or CCDA.

REC. LEVEL OF
 EXPERIENCE:
     6 months or less

# OF TRACKS      19

TRACK NOTES:      Access Routing and LAN Switching, Content Networking, IP Communications (8), Network Management, Optical, Storage Networking (2), VPN and Security (3), and Wireless LAN (2).

# OF EXAMS:      1 to 3 per track

NOTES REGARDING
EXAMS:
     For more info, click here. Available at Prometric and Pearson Vue.

AVERAGE
EXAM PRICE:
     $ 125

TRAINING/
CLASSES REQUIRED?
     n/a

MUST RENEW?      Yes

RENEWAL
REQUIREMENTS:
     Every two years. Must pass recertification exam. Passing a CCIE written exam will also recertify this cert.

LANGUAGES:      English, Japanese

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