As many of you know, Juniper is currently undergoing a massive effort to update their certification program. The previous track in ‘Enterprise Routing’ is now changing to ‘Enterprise Routing and Switching’ incorporating elements from the previous certification track in addition to some new elements essential to Enterprise switching such as Spanning-Tree, VLANs, Layer 2 Security, as well as High Availability features like Virtual Chassis. We can expect that a lot of the topics like Firewalling and NAT will be removed from this exam as these topics will more properly appear in the Security track.
Although the new JNCIE-ENT certification is planned to be released in August 2011, there are many of you who are currently pursuing the existing JNCIE-ER before time runs out. The good news is that Juniper plans to continue offering the existing JNCIE-ER exam until October 2011 so there is still quite a bit of time for those who are interested in attaining this certification. Continue reading “Preparation Tips for the JNCIE-ER Exam”