There is a world’s difference between CCIE and CCNP/CCNA certifications as to how they are perceived by everyone (the employer, colleagues, friends, and even the person himself!). There is a lot of truth to it since it is far easier and quicker to get CCNP/CCNA certified primarily because there is so much help out there in the form of study guides, study plans, practice questions what not! We can also argue that subject matter contains mostly fundamentals which also […]
Just like everything in life and business (and even relationships!), if its not growing it’s dying! Cisco CCIE has not lost the luster over the decades primarily because Cisco has evolved the program with times, believe it or not earlier versions of CCIE Lab included ATM, Frame Relay and plethora of technologies and protocols that are in the proverbial computer history museum now!
A few months ago, Cisco announced changes to all major CCIE tracks adding and removing some of the topics to […]
While I have been taking computer based exams for over 16 years, but the topic of ‘how-to best prepare for a CCXX exam’ still intrigues me to this day. In my opinion, we can break the question of “how-to best prepare for CCIE Written exam” into two sub-questions:
1. How-to best prepare for a computer based exam (generally)
2. How-to best prepare for CCIE Written exam
Let’s start with the “what” and “how” of preparing for an exam.
“What” portion is quiet comprehensively […]