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Cisco Operating System Software Specialist Certification

Operating System Software Specialist Certifications

The Cisco Operating System Software Specialist certification validates proficiency in Cisco internetwork operating systems.

Cisco IOS XR Specialist Certification

Cisco IOS XR platforms are seeing rapid adoption within the service provider and enterprise networks. However, the task of obtaining hands-on experience and training on IOS XR platforms remains challenging. The Cisco IOS XR Specialist validates the training and confirms hands-on IOS XR experience of network engineers on Cisco service provider carrier-class platforms, such as the CRS, ASR 9000, and XR12000. This certification differentiates and recognizes the skills of service providers and enterprise network engineers required to implement, verification tests, and maintain core and edge technologies in a Cisco IOS XR environment.

Exams & Recommended Training

Exam Recommended Training
644-906 Implementing and Maintaining Cisco Technologies Using IOS XR (IMTXR)


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that the student is at an advanced or professional level.


The Technical Specialist designation certifies specific expertise of technical professionals, including those with Cisco Career Certifications at the associate, professional or expert levels. By earning specialist certifications, network professionals can enhance their core networking knowledge in technologies such as security, data center or video.