Cisco Unity Design Specialist

Building upon a strong foundational knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2000 or 2003, the Cisco Unity Design Specialist can install, configure, operate, and maintain a Cisco Unity 4.0 system in both stand-alone voice mail and unified messaging environments, and possesses the knowledge and expertise necessary to create a variety of sustainable Cisco Unity design solutions tailored to specific customer requirements.


Valid CCDA certification or any CCIE Certification can act as a pre-requisite.

Required Exams and Recommended Training

Required Exams Recommended Training 
642-072 CUDN Cisco Unity Design and Networking (CUDN)
  Unified Communications System Engineer (UCSE)


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