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Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support Specialist

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Cisco Systems
San Jose, CA USA
Phone: 800-553-6387
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Discontinued

Low Cost: $400 (shortest track)               

For individuals who install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Data Center products to maintain a highly scalable, efficient, high performing Data Center Networking environment. This certification retired June 1, 2013. Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist certification is recommended instead.

Initial Requirements:
You must hold a valid CCNP certification or any CCIE certification. You must then pass two additional exams: Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support - 1 exam ($200) and the Cisco Data Center Networking Fabric Solutions Implementation exam ($200). Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
Certification is valid for two years. To recertify, you must re-take and pass all exams for this certification.Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not. Alternatively, you can pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam.
Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.

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