For many years, the CCIE has been the gold standard of certifications among network engineers. Recently, there has been a backlash against the cert by some, as Cisco has taken heat for increased pricing, an excessively difficult routing & switching written qualification exam, and a tendency towards a Cisco-centric way of looking at networking.
The question we raise today: Is the CCIE fading in value?
We talk about engineers’ motivations for acquiring the certification, the industry’s demand for it, content changes, and new skillsets engineers might want to acquire.
Network Introvert – Dustin Beare’s blog
CCIE Flyer – Eman Conde’s blog