CCIE Voice (CCIEV Voice)
Certifies expert-level knowledge of Voice-over-IP (VoIP) solutions in an enterprise environment. Forthcoming developments in this technology promise a dynamic career choice. Certified CCIE Voice experts are capable of building and configuring complex end-to-end telephony networks, troubleshooting and resolving VoIP-related problems and ensuring quality of service using in-depth understanding of Layer 2 and 3 network infrastructure. CCIE Voice may be the challenge for you. Successful certification candidates will possess the skill to help companies accelerate business processes, increase productivity, and speed innovation.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required.
Recommended training for this certification
Steps to Certification:
CCIE Voice Written Exam You must pass the two-hour, written qualification exam covering those technologies and applications that comprise a Cisco Enterprise VoIP solution before you are eligible to schedule the lab exam.
CCIE Voice Lab Exam The eight-hour lab exam tests your ability to get the VoIP solution operating in a timed test situation.You must pass the lab within three years of passing the written to achieve certification. Your first lab attempt must be made within 18 months.
CCIE certifications are valid for two years and must be recertified every two years thereafter.
To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:
- Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
- Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
- Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.
CCIE and CCDE professionals that do not pass a qualifying exam or lab exam before the recertification deadline will be placed in a suspended status and their employers will be notified. Suspended CCIE and CCDE professionals have one year to pass the required exam or lab before their expert level certification becomes permanently inactive. Inactive CCIE and CCDE professionals lose all benefits and must pass both the CCIE written and lab or CCDE written or practical exams again.
Achieving or recertifying CCIE, CCDE or CCAr automatically extends your active Entry, Associate, Professional or other Expert level certification(s), or Specialist Certifications up to the expiration date of the latest CCIE, CCDE or CCAr certification achieved.