February 5, 2024


The Journey to CCDE, a Personal Story

16 min read

This guest post was authored by Cisco Designated VIP David Peñaloza Seijas.    Background/Story  Since I was a kid, I was fascinated by many things I found interesting. I grew up being the nosy kid, or “preguntón,” in Spanish. I was almost always asking “why?” whenever I got something explained or told, which would drive […]

November 30, 2022


Security in Network Design: Key Considerations from a Network Architect’s Perspective

12 min read

It's no longer enough to put a firewall at the perimeter and call it a day. Step into the mindset of a network architect as Daniel Dib, CCIE #37149, CCDE #20160011 shares the CCDE-driven approach to network security design and integration.

May 11, 2022


CCDE and the Timelessness of Good Network Design

4 min read

Distinguished by its timeless network design principles, the CCDE's legacy lives on in the latest CCDE v3 blueprint.

March 29, 2022


CCIE Labs Take a Big Step Forward as BYOD Expands Mobile Lab Footprint

4 min read

Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Mobile Labs now offer an alternative testing option CCIE/CCDE lab exams.