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RE: CCDE Goes Live posted 01/23/2008
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What's the potential for devalue?  CCIE is an implementation or "doing"
exam.  CCDE is a design exam.

Now, if an employer WANTS to have someone with a CCIE + CCDE, how is that a
devalue?   That is just multiple areas of expertise.

Not everyone who can do implementation can design a large network.
Likewise, not everyone who can design can actually configure the specifics. 

Think of it as different tracks, or complimentary certs.  It certainly isn't
a devaluation!


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-----Original Message-----
From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dane
Newman
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 9:13 PM
To: Brant I. Stevens
Cc: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: CCDE Goes Live

So Is the CCDE going to devalue the CCIE at all?  Will cisco require 4
CCIE's/CCDE now?

doing a design lab seems alittle less scary no?

Dane

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