CCDE Design Expert Details

Certification Industry: Network and Security

Certificate Name: CCDE Design Expert

Certificate Issuing Authority: Cisco Systems, Inc.

Certification Price: 1600 USD

Certificate Validity: 2 years

The Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) curriculum prepares designers to develop design solutions at the infrastructure level for large customer networks.

Network engineers holding an active CCDE certification are recognized for their expert-level knowledge and skills in network infrastructure design.

The deep technical networking knowledge that a CCDE brings ensures that they are well qualified to address the most technically challenging network infrastructure design assignments.

The Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) is for expert-level network design engineers, expert-level network leads of IT infrastructure teams, and expert-level network leads of architecture teams working in job roles that require them to translate business needs, budget, and operational constraints into the design of a converged solution.

No formal prerequisites or training or other professional certification are required for Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE).

CCDE Design Expert Exam Details:

To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the two exams:

  1. CCDE Written Exam (352-001 CCDE) - The written qualification exam covers network design in the areas of routing, tunneling, Quality of Service (QoS), management, cost, capacity, and security. You must pass the written exam before you are eligible to schedule the CCDE practical exam.
    Duration : 120 minutes(90-110 questions)
    For written exam information, exam topics, and study material refer to the link https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccde/written_exam/exam-topics
  2. CCDE Practical Exam - The Practical exam tests your ability to perform design analysis, justify design requirements, and develop a design implementation based on best practices. Only candidates that have a passing score on the CCDE Written Exam may register for the CCDE Practical Exam.
    Duration: 8-hour
    For practical exam information, exam topics, and study material refer to the link: https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccde/practical_exam


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