Building Scalable Cisco Careers

Cisco is the market leader in Digital Network and Communication Infracstructure and has been market leaders since a decade. The company Cisco has been evolving in their technology capapbilities and parallely have been developing the certification track to generate certified technologists who can manage their technology. The certification track is a scalable and starts with the CCT (Cisco Certified Technician) and then goes up to the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Level Technician). The next level is the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) which is the most popular technical certification in the network engineering domain, following which is the CCNP(Cisco Certified Network Professional). The highest and the most respected from the Cisco stable is the CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert). This highest certification enjoys a global recognition and is considered as one of the prestigious awards in the technology certification world. Preparation for CCIE lab certification is preceded by CCIE Theory certification. All the certification exams are online exams and are conducted typically in a Pearson VUE Test Center under strict supervision. The CCIE Lab exam is typically conducted in Cisco Office in different locations. There is an CCIE exam center in Bangalore, India. Once a person gets CCIE Lab Certified, he/she is awarded a unique number that has become very prestigious. A CCNA certified candidate can draw anywhere between Rs 8000 to Rs 20000 in a city like Bangalore, where as the CCNP Certified person can draw anywhere between Rs 20,000 to Rs 40,000. The CCIE Lab Certified professional can draw anywhere between Rs 40,000 to Rs 1.5 lakhs per month.