Routing and Switching Labs for CCNP to CCIE Progression. Routing and Switching Labs for CCNP to CCIE Progression are for networking professionals at the CCNP level who are interested in branching out into the Expert level and who are starting a journey toward the award-winning CCIE certification. The suite of 60 labs includes single-technology and multi-topic exercises.The product includes an 18-month subscription. Routing and switching labs for CCNP to CCIE progression are delivered on the IOL platform using Cisco IOS Release 15 M and T.To obtain a solid understanding of technology, students may repeat the lab(s) multiple times as long as there is a sufficient number of rack hours. It is best to complete all single-technology labs before moving on to the multi-topic labs.Multi-topic labs include Configuration, Diagnostic and Troubleshooting labs at the CCIE level of complexity. The order of performing the multi-topic labs section is not critical. Students may select a lab type based on background and comfort level with a certain type of CCIE skills.