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August 21, 2008

New CCIE Logos Coming Soon?

Filed under: Cisco,Cisco Certification — cciepursuit @ 3:58 pm
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Cisco is looking at replacing the current CCIE logo with a new design.  They are looking for input from current CCIEs.  Pop on over to Tassos’ blog to check out the proposed designs.

I agree with Tassos that the first design is better, although it looks more like a film festival award logo than an IT certification logo.

—UPDATE—

I guess that I should read my email more closely.  :-)  Even as a mere CCNP I was invited to vote on the designs.  Here are the two designs that are being proposed.  I voted for the first design.  I don’t think that either are great designs for the CCIE, but BOTH are improvements on the current CCNx logo.

Check your inbox and make sure that you vote for the design that you prefer.
Design 1:
Proposed Cisco Certification Logo Design 1

Proposed Cisco Certification Logo Design 1

Design 2:
Proposed Cisco Certification Logo Design 2

Proposed Cisco Certification Logo Design 2

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12 Comments »

  1. CCDA Design? Why not CCNA Design?

    If Cisco wants to make the Design track “special” with its own designation like CCDE, then change CCNP Design back to what it was – CCDP Design.

    Dude…Cisco got to stop wasting $$$ on the logo redesign and put that fund back into giving a half-decent CCIE plaque…Seriously!!!

    Comment by LL — August 22, 2008 @ 4:10 pm | Reply

  2. I thing the old CCIE logos are much better than both of these proposals, but for the CCNP, CCNA logos the proposals are much much better.

    I’m also a CCNP, were all CCNP’s allowed to vote?
    btw: great blog, I’ve learned alot here :)

    Comment by Gunnar — August 23, 2008 @ 4:49 am | Reply

  3. Now, what happens when you have multiple CCIE’s ?

    Comment by colinmcnamara — August 23, 2008 @ 11:10 pm | Reply

  4. [...] This post isn’t directly related to the CCIE plaque but may affect the overall desing with a new logo and hopefully they may change the plaque because a new logo will have to be placed on the [...]

    Pingback by New Cisco Certification Logos at Network Ninja — August 25, 2008 @ 2:07 am | Reply

  5. [...] Design Option 1, Image from http://cciepursuit.wordpress.com/ [...]

    Pingback by New CISCO Certification Logo’s, Which One Do You Prefer? « CarlProject — August 25, 2008 @ 8:37 am | Reply

  6. This smacks of a new manager/director trying to justify their existence. The survey doesn’t give you a chance to score “keep the old freakin’ logo!” at all. There’s nothing wrong with the classic look of the existing CCIE logo thst cleaner graphics wouldn’t fix.

    This would be the what, third generation logo for the NP/DP tracks?


    CCIE 6641

    Comment by Andrew Short — August 25, 2008 @ 5:03 pm | Reply

  7. [...] agree wuth CCIEpursuit – these logos are a BIG improvement for CCNP and CCNA programs, but they are disparaging to the CCIE community. Side by Side – the Old and The [...]

    Pingback by Rant:New Logos ? Tasteless rubbish | My Etherealmind — August 26, 2008 @ 3:25 am | Reply

  8. @LL – I didn’t even notice that they had done away with the CCxP format. You’re right though, to keep it consistent just make it CCNA Design.

    Comment by cciepursuit — August 26, 2008 @ 2:26 pm | Reply

  9. You ask why they call it CCDA not CCNA Design?
    Check the differences between CCDA vs. CCNA Network and for example CCNA Wireless vs. CCNA Network again. The second pair has a lot in common plus Security track has some security improvements. CCDA and CCNA are totally different. Additionally, to get CCDA you need to be CCNA already.
    To get CCNA Wireless you don’t need to be CCNA Network etc.

    Comment by martini — September 1, 2008 @ 3:19 am | Reply

  10. @martini,

    Um, yeah, you do. Look again.

    Comment by Jeremy L. Gaddis — September 1, 2008 @ 5:44 pm | Reply

  11. [...] Certs in those layers and Cisco only lets you access the logos you are certified for. CCIE Pursuit blogged about the new logos some time ago and posted both designs Cisco had at that time. There you’ll find the other [...]

    Pingback by New Cisco Certification Logos « Just another CCIE — January 16, 2009 @ 2:31 am | Reply

  12. Keep the old designs. These just plain suck in my opinion. As a ten year CCIE I just like the original.

    Comment by rob — January 27, 2009 @ 12:22 am | Reply


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