Now is an exciting time to be in the Cisco wireless training arena.
We currently have the IUWNE class, which teaches students the foundations of wireless, and leads to the CCNA-Wireless certification.
Rumours abound that soon Cisco will launch a CCNP level series of classes for the wireless track too.
We know Cisco are committed to wireless, as they have officially announced the ‘CCIE Wireless Written’ and CCIE Wireless Lab’ exams.
CCIE Wireless Written was made available in February of 2009, and the CCIE Wireless Lab is available as of April 13th.
CCIE Wireless Written is exam number 350-050. The exam is two-hours long, and has multiple choice test with 100 questions. It is designed to test wireless professionals in planning, designing, implementing, operating and troubleshooting Enterprise WLAN networks. The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed.
The CCIE Wireless Lab will only be tested in San Jose and Brussels at the moment. It is live as of April 13th. Costs are USD$1,400+taxes. Cisco have not officially released the hardware or software versions to be tested in the lab yet, watch this space…