I get a lot of emails from people who read my blog asking my how I study. For most people they think I can tell them a magic formula, but the truth of the matter is that there isn't one. You can … [Read more...] about CCIE Study Techniques
These pages are no longer being updated as I passed the Lab exam in August 2015, receiving my CCIE Plaque through the post was the end to a very long journey.
You can read my entire CCIE Journey here - My CCIE Journey
My all time top post was: How to build CCIE V5 Lab with CSR100V routers
Remember, the only way to achieve CCIE is "Relentless Pursuit" - Don't give up!
All the posts below are in chronological order from when I passed the CCIE Lab
If you missed the presentation at Cisco Live 2014 in Milan the long awaited presentation is now available to watch on ciscolive365.com Just search for CCIE Milan - you will need a login to watch … [Read more...] about CCIE Version 5 – Milan 2014 – Video now available
A lot of people ask me how much does it cost to get a CCIE. The short answer to that is a lot of money. The average cost is between £10000-£15000. The CCIE lab exam cost alone is $1936 if you sit in … [Read more...] about CCIE Lab Exam Cost
If you are trying to find out how many CCIEs there are in the world, you might find that these statistics are not readily available. Now why would Cisco want to stop publishing the figures for how … [Read more...] about How many CCIEs are there in the world?
Well I am sad to say that I did not make it as a CCIE yet. My second attempt at the CCIE Lab Exam in London ended with a fail. Mobile Lab Experience I will first describe my mobile lab experience … [Read more...] about CCIE Lab Exam Attempt 2 – Fail!
It if finally here the CCIE V5 Announcement that we have all been waiting for! Well at least it is not the mad rush we were expecting and 6 months is good amount of time for anyone who is … [Read more...] about CCIE V5 Announcement – Routing & Switching
For those of you starting out on your journey to the CCIE certification, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of material you have to get through. Now there have always been methods to study … [Read more...] about How to double your CCIE Study time
One question anyone who is pursuing the CCIE Certification will always ask is, "Are CCIE Bootcamps worth it?" The short answer to this is yes but there are a lot of other things to be taken into … [Read more...] about Are CCIE Bootcamps worth it?
During my CCIE Studies I have come across many different resources for troubleshooting but one resource that I have found very valuable is of course cisco.com - I have bookmarks and evernote notes for … [Read more...] about CCIE Troubleshooting Guides
Well I am now locked in for the 5th December for the 2nd attempt of the CCIE Lab Exam in London at the Mobile Lab. The lab will be taking place at Cisco Systems, London Office in Finsbury … [Read more...] about CCIE Lab Exam – Attempt#2 booked for London