Cisco Introduces Expert-Level CCIE Certification in Wireless Networking
A recent study commissioned by Cisco and conducted by Forrester Consulting found a pervasive need for specialized networking skills.Some of the findings include:-36 percent of global companies surveyed said they have dedicated wireless specialists on their IT staff -this number will almost double in the next five years.-69 percent said they expect to have a dedicated voice specialist on their staff within five years, up from 40 percent currently.With these discoveries, as well as collaboration being a $34 billion market opportunity, today we have announced a CCIE expert-level certification in wireless networking. In the video below, Learning@Cisco General Manager Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn talks about the new CCIE certification, as well as enhancements to our popular CCIE Voice certification. More information on these announcements can be found in the press release here, as well as the Cisco Learning Network web site.Learning@Cisco is also tweeting. Follow them on Twitter. (You can follow me too, if you would like — http://www.twitter.com/kenlotich. Q1: What is the market opportunity for these skills today and in the future?Q2: What are the benefits of this new certification for individuals and employers? Q3: Where can people learn more about it?