The CCIP (Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional) provides individuals working in service provider organisations with competencies in infrastructure IP networking solutions. CCIP professionals have detailed understanding of networking technologies in the service provider arena including IP routing, IP Q0S, BGP and MPLS.
This certification is intended for network administrators and technicians, new to Cisco products and services, responsible for implementing and managing small and medium business networks.
Valid CCNA or any CCIE Certification can act as a pre-requisite.
CCIP certifications are valid for three years. To re-certify, pass any 642 exam that is part of the professional level curriculum after 01/01/06. Or pass a CCIE written exam