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QUESTION: helloo me. Gupta, greeting of the day. Sir i need ur advice on cisco track. According to your is it worth 2 do CCIE-RnS, whats ur take on this? M confused between RnS, Security. Howevr as m not teachincal background? People from this networking industry are dis-courging  me for VOICE. Sir looking at the future market of CCIE, should i go ahead with CCIE-RnS. M deeply concerd about job propectus. M shore u mst b aware abut the stauration in th RnS. Plz share ur views. Thnx in advance. If possible reply at the earliest. Amit

ANSWER: hi Amit,
Apologies for a late reply. It depends on how you want to shape your career up. If you want to be in networking Cisco R&S is a given. If its security or voice, Cisco certificates can help but they are not end of all. For Security if you do CISSP along with CCIE-Security it helps. For voice you would need to add something more like either from Avaya or Aspect or dome core voice transport experience of setting up call-centers or voice networks.

Experience is more important than the certifications.
-sudhanhu

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QUESTION: mM, Gupta thnx for the reply..!!
i totally agree with your points.
but mr. Gupta again a weird question?
M in a big big dilemma.
sir, should i go ahead with CCIE-RnS?
coz i beleve being a fresher,non Techie, (m a BA-Poltical science graduate)
CCIE-VOICE is a not an exam to crack?

plz share your thoughts.

regards
amit

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You are right, Amit. If you have not study subjects like computer networking or programming it would really be tough. In my opinion, try CCNA (R&S) first. Maybe it will give you an idea on what to expect. If you clear, get a job on similar line, practice for two-three years and then go for CCIE (R&S).
-sudhanshu

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Any question related to IP routing protocols - BGP/OSPF/IGRP/EIGRP/RIP, HSRP. Bridging/DLSW, Cisco routers and Switches, LAN/WAN installation and monitoring.

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I have about 14 yeras of experience in networking. I am an MCSE and CCIE (7334).

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