September 11, 2023


The Journey to CCIE Certification, a Personal Story

Cisco Designated VIP Christian Kellerer, CCIE #65551, shares his Cisco certification journey, how he refused to give up on the CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure certification, and the "simple" 7-step strategy that helped him pass the lab exam.

August 23, 2023


Celebrating 30 Years of the CCIE Certification Program

This year, we celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the CCIE certification. Let’s look back at where we came from—and how far we’ve come. 

July 28, 2023


A Technical Look at IPSEC VPN Tunnel Creation

Explore the IPSEC VPN tunnel creation process, including "Phase 1" and "Phase 2," how Security Associations are impacted when ACLs identify "interesting traffic," and even the packets involved in the communications.

July 13, 2023


Embracing the Cloud Era with the New CCIE Collaboration Certification

Embracing a cloud-native framework, Cisco Learning and Certifications is taking strides to modernize the CCIE certification experience, ensuring it stays relevant and empowers the next generation of CCIE certification holders.

May 25, 2023


My Unlikely Cisco Tech Career Started with a Detour

Asian Studies graduate Robert Y. never expected to have a tech career. But, he fell in love with networking, carved a path to leadership in systems engineering, and is building community through Cisco's Connected Asian Affinity Network.

April 21, 2023


What It Takes to Become a CCIE

Before you take the leap, explore what it takes to prepare for an Expert-level Cisco certification.

April 4, 2023


Inside the Circle of CCIE Certification Success

CCIE certification success stories, like all Cisco certification journeys, are unique. Step inside the memory of this inspiring conversation overheard at Cisco Live Amsterdam.

February 24, 2023


Behind the Scenes of Cisco Exam Security

There isn't an easy, short route to passing a Cisco certification exam. Go behind the scenes of the Exam Security Program to learn how the team protects the value and integrity of Cisco certifications through the exam process.

December 13, 2022


Certification Roadmaps: A Holistic View to Plan Your Certification Journey

Cisco Certification Roadmaps offer a holistic framework that gives you the updated blueprint and exam information across all Cisco certifications.