shodown wrote: »
I just finished my last cert for the job this week. Hope to have have the written done by april and december setup for a attempt.
vinbuck wrote: »
I would love to, but i'll probably do the CCIP to fill in the gaps a bit before I start my run at it. I'm finishing the NP in Feb hopefully and spending most of 2012 on the CCIP. I anticipate doing the written late in 2012 and then taking a shot at the Lab in 2013 with repeats in 2014.
I'm hoping to fill in a lot of the gaps in my job as an SP NetEngineer since we do voice, video and public routing. I've gotten pretty strong on MPLS and we do IPTV so I get to do production multicast over an MPLS core a good bit as well. CCIE has been a dream of mine since I got into IT in '98 (the golden years of IT..hehe) and I'm finally in an environment where I'm exposed to incredibly large and complex networks, so I feel like i've actually got a shot at it.
NOC-Ninja wrote: »
I cant rush a $1500 test since there's so much to learn.
I talked to 3 CCIE's last night and they all failed the first attempt. They told me to just take it and get it out of the way. lol
I'm expecting to fail my first attempt.
Turgon wrote: »
I have worked with 4 CCIE's, all very sharp guys, really good people you want to work with. None of them passed first time.
Dont fail your first attempt. Just spend $200 on a mock exam and get the crap kicked out of you. Take a couple more until you pass them then take the real thing. Much cheaper