CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Certification

Cisco’s CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Certification is the most advanced and up-to-date certification available for Networking professionals. Moving beyond Cisco technology, the new CCIE EI incorporates processes from a variety of networking options to prepare candidates for tasks and issues they’ll face in the real world.

What is the CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Certification?

The CCIE EI Certification is replacing Cisco’s CCIE Routing & Switching v5.0 certification and embraces the growing trend of interconnectedness between technology fields previously separated. Today’s networking engineers require a greater understanding of the work done by their software and development counterparts. By working in tandem and with a broader range of capabilities, engineers can make stronger, more efficient networks.

Is the CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Certification Right For You?

If you’re a networking professional who wants to be prepared for expert-level job opportunities, the CCIE EI is an invaluable tool. As one of the most respected certifications throughout the industry, earning your CCIE EI establishes you as knowledgeable, driven, and a leader amongst your peers.

How Do You Earn Your CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Certification?

In order to earn the CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Certification, candidates must pass two exams; first, a qualifying exam, followed by a lab exam.

The qualifying 120 minute exam, known as Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR 350-401), tests your understanding of enterprise networking technologies.

Exam Topics:

  • Infrastructure
  • Security
  • Architecture (IPv4 and IPv6)
  • Automation
  • Virtualization
  • Network Assurance

The Cisco CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure (v1.0) Practical Exam is an extensive, 8 hour, hands-on lab exam, where candidates are expected to program and automate a network.

Candidates must plan, design, deploy, operate, and optimize complex enterprise network solutions.

Exam Topics:

  • Network Infrastructure
  • Software Defined Infrastructure
  • Transport Technologies and Solutions
  • Infrastructure Security and Services
  • Infrastructure Automation and Programmability

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, written exams may now be taken remotely. Learn about your current exam options here.

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What Can a CCIE IE Certification Do For Your Career?

As a certified CCIE EI professional, you will be qualified for unique, lucrative, and exciting career opportunities within your field.

Cisco’s CCIE Certification is known for being the highest paid IT certification in the world. The average salary for any employee who is CCIE certified is $125K, with Network Engineers seeing $101K, Sr. Network Engineers earning $120K, and Network Architects bringing home $140K.  

Certified professionals will always be in need and able to find work in any field, as no economic industry can survive today without a strong, technological foundation. This also leads to significant growth within your career due to the connections you’ll make, the jobs available, and the evolving IT challenges that lie ahead.

How INE Leads You To CCIE EI Success

INE has specialized in Cisco Certification training for over 17 years and consistently develops the most up-to-date content available for candidates to utilize.

Our CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure Learning Path takes you step by step, through every topic covered on the exams, preparing you to not only earn your certification, but also excel in your career. You’ll never wonder if you’ve overlooked a course or what to do next. Everything you need is organized for you, keeping you focused and helping you track your progress.

With a unique, proven education strategy, blending expert instruction with hands-on exercises, INE offers an in-depth, engaging training experience. By applying your newly acquired skills immediately, you’ll retain information and develop a deeper understanding of the technology.

I have been using INE training materials for over seven years now. Hands down they are the best out there and I don't think I would have been able to pass my lab exam without their videos and workbooks.

Rahil Merchant, CCIE #59704

All of their materials are very thorough. I listened to their lectures while driving to and from work and read a lot of their blogs for more in-depth explanations on various topics. I can honestly say that the INE material left me well prepared for the lab exam.

Amit Sen, CCIE #59458

I purchased an INE All Access Pass and used it to take my knowledge from that of a CCNP to a CCIE. The INE labs and workbooks were great. There's no way I could've learned all the technologies without them.

Benjamin Gamble, CCIE #61327

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