it would be usefull to have some hints about this cert training materials...
also some sugestions about a posssible lab environments would be greatly appreciated.
Good question! I am also curious if there are resources already out there?
Retiring CCIP exams before getting new resources printed and out on bookstore shelves is pretty bad idea.
bad idea to say the least.
At this point its mainly for people who have the new OS experience already - and spent the millions for the equipment.
But what about the rest?? whats lame is half of it is the new OS, that should be one test. qos,mpls, bgp are still on there.. so why end bgp,mpls? we have new protocols or something? nope.
guess what else is coming... I see them raising the prices on the tests too (all of em - as if they are not expensive enough).
Off the top of my head, IPv6, VPLS, multicast tunneling, H-QOS, PBB, and CsC are new protocols or architectures that I'm pretty sure are not covered in the retiring MPLS, BGP, or QOS exams, but are covered in the new ones. The best thing about networking is that there are always new things to learn.
IM not going to hijack OP thread
I looked around and havnt found any training available right NOW for this new test. kind of frustrating... when theres new things to learn and you cant doesnt make me happy. it may make you but I cant see anything good. not to mention I feel it could have been done with 1 or 2 new tests at most. not re-writing the whole ccip track with alot of what is still current QOS,BGP,MPLS all work on 7609 which are in alot of isp environments. the high end CRS which is what this new test IOS is on is really the only thing new.. and how much different is it really that it warrants 4 new tests and 2 for CCNA-SP? (6 new tests ? really) talk about repackaging at current $200 a pop... wait for it to go up next year... watch..