About This Course
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) certification is the highest level in the Cisco certification system. The course equips learners with knowledge and skills required to design, deploy and manage complex network solutions. Cisco has continued to improve and build new software and hardware devices. They saw the need to train people in managing these devices. CCIE is recognized the world over as the most prestigious certification that attracts the highest pay possible. To understand the varied aspects of technology, Cisco divided their system in to four levels. They are Entry, Associate, Professional and Expert levels. CCIE is the highest level. The expert level implies quality delivery.
The CCIE L2 Security course teaches individuals on various network components and how they interact with each other. It involves a deep dive in to the world of internet security and its challenges. This course is designed for those who want to have an in-depth knowledge in their various domains. The course prepares you as the learner to understand how to solve the most challenging network issues. It is not just about understanding and using routers and switches, but includes the designing of these network connections. Besides equipping you with knowledge to use in solving these network issues, the course also gives you an upper hand in passing your exams. All you need is hard work, focus and dedication to the objectives of the training. The course has 167 video lectures and takes up to slightly above 24 hours. It consists of both theory and practicals done using virtual lab demonstrations. This course is divided in to various domains, namely:
- CCIE Routing and Switching
This is about planning, implementing, managing and troubleshooting converged network infrastructure.
- CCIE Security
Charged with securing the network
- CCIE Service Provider
They are charged with configuring, deploying and managing Cisco Service Provider Next Generation network.
- CCIE Collaboration
CCIE Collaboration is tasked with the provision of voice, video and Instant Messaging (IM) solutions.
- CCIE Data Center
The work of the data center is to manage data requirements
- CCIE Wireless
This domain is charged with an organization’s wireless networks. Knowledge in WLAN is required.
- CCDE (Cisco Certified Design Expert)
They are involved in network design. They develop and implement solutions for a wide Customer network.
To attain the CCIE certification you are required to pass six exams. The exams include a written one and a lab-based practical exam. The written exam includes Cloud, Network, Programmability (SDN) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Passing the exams leads to CCIE Theory and CCIE Lab certifications. The lab certification comes after the theory certification. The lab exam is conducted in Cisco offices in various locations. Becoming a Cisco Certified Lab expert earns you a unique and very prestigious number.
Knowledge and skills students develop
- Designing, deploying and implementing complex network infrastructure
- Designing, deploying and managing of Cisco Service Provider Next Generation network
- Managing wireless networks
- Provision of voice, video and Instant Messaging solutions
Requirements for this course
- Knowledge of CCNP Security is required before starting this course
- Practical knowledge on switches and routers is important
Examination paper design
- Written exam- 2 hours duration
- 90-110 questions
- Lab exam- 8 hours duration
The course is made available in study materials such as videos and lab demonstrations. The simulations are not part of the course. Learners are expected to arrange for the equipment that they would use for their practical work. The instructor provides step by step guidance to make you understand the concepts in this course as well as pass your exams.
Audience to target
- Anyone wishing to learn Cisco L2 Security and obtain a CCIE certification
- CCNA Security graduates
- CCNP Security graduates
- Anyone who wants to become an advanced security expert
This very intensive CCIE 400-251 course provides opportunities to individuals who are truly interested in becoming the highest paid professionals. It is meant for those who wish to provide their expertise in solving security challenges in very complex network systems. What’s more, the CCIE certification is a prestigious certification recognized globally. This certification means more money and prestige.
- Network Security Engineers
- Communication Architects
- Voice and Video Network Managers
- Data Center Network Engineers
- Senior Security Expert Engineers