Cisco IP Communications Express Specialist (CIPCES)

This specialization validates the comprehensive deployment and configuration skills for SMB IP telephony systems. Building on IIUC part 1, IIUC2 teaches installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express and Cisco Unity Express, with support for both SCCP and SIP endpoints, Unified Call Connector, Call Connector Mobility and PSTN Calling. In addition, performance monitoring and maintenance tasks are covered as well as configuring Unified Messaging Gateway.



Recommended training for this certification

Implementing Cisco IOS Based Unified Communications (CI-IIUC)
Implementing Cisco IOS Based Unified Communications Part 2 (CI-IIUC2)


642-145 IIUC2

650-393 LCSE


Complete one of the following recertification options every two years:

  • Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not.
  • Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam

Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.