It's no secret that significant changes are being made to the Cisco certification process. On February 24th, 2020, new program information, updates, and requirements will take effect. If you're currently working towards your certification, or wondering if now is a good time to start, how do these changes affect you?
It's rumored that the announcement for the R&S CCIE v5 update should be coming soon (November timeframe) and the switch over for the lab sometime around March 2014. Cisco Live Europe has a R&S v5 Technical Breakout scheduled for anyone attending. The update to version 5 is rumored to be a 100% virtual lab environment similar to how the troubleshooting section of the lab is done now. The major benefit of the lab going virtual is that the topics covered will be platform independent. You will not...