Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Day That I Became a CCIE

I tried to get Internet access in the Chennai airport to check my mail to see if i have received any mail from Cisco for my result. But, i couldn't find one. The plane took off at 1:15 and it took around 4 hours to reach back to Singapore. I tried to sleep on the plane but, i could only sleep for a few minutes on and off. I was so tired and didn't even happened to think about my outcome.

I reached to Singapore Changi Airport a little bit after 8am and i open my mail through mobile immediately after the flight was landed. I saw there was one familiar mail from Cisco saying that my score report is ready. Then, i started to have temptation to know my result ASAP. So, I rush into the terminal and looked for an Internet access point before i pass the immigration. I found one. I logged into my CCO account, fill up info for CCIE online login.. I wished myself good luck and press Login.. Once it went to the next page the first thing i see was "#" sign and a number. and i knew myself that i have made it through and bacame a CCIE.

10 comments:

  1. CONGRATULATIONS MAN!!!! Wish you best of luck in the future.

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  2. Congrats Zay!! enjoy the well deserved rest :D

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  3. Congratz Zay....You could have said me earlier that you will visit chennai. I would have come there to meet you. Anyways will meet sometime later. Enjoy the beautiful moments now on.
    Take care.

    Cheers,
    Vignesh

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  4. Well done, very well deserved! What now? Feeling the bug for a second track ? :)

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  5. Again congrats on your achievement.
    Quick question for you. Overall if you had to put a ball figure regarding the total number of hours you've put into lab preparation, what will it be?

    Cheers.

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  6. Sorry, I should have put all the questions together but here they go.
    Q1 - How many hours do you think you've put on lab preparation?
    Q2 - Did you just use IPX material or as well some of INE or other source?
    Q3 - Did you use Dynamips or physical kit?
    Q4 - What would you say was the split % between reading theory and labbing?

    That's all :)

    All the best

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  7. Thanks everyone for following my blog and congratulations. I will also post about my preparation later as a blog post..

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  8. Huge congrats and well done.
    Please post some details regarding you lab experience.

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