With 508K+ customers and 2.5M+ active networks across 190+ countries, Cisco Meraki is sweeping the world as a complete networking solution for environments ranging from small office deployments to very large enterprises. As the complexity of these deployments grow, organizations need people they can count on to run a well-operating, secure, and safe network. 

This is why we are excited to announce the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification, the first Cisco certification that recognizes your expertise in Meraki solutions. This certification covers the full suite of Meraki technologies—wireless LAN, switching, security and SD-WAN, wireless WAN, Meraki Insight, smart cameras, and mobile device management—ensuring a well-developed skill set across the entire Meraki portfolio. The certification prepares you to adequately manage and grow your Meraki deployments as the needs of your network grow, and the confidence to ensure the solution is performing securely and as expected.

CMSS Benefits

To earn your Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification, you need to pass one 90-minute exam: 500-220 Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions (ECMS). Two Cisco courses are available to help you prepare for the exam: 

  • Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) is a one-day introduction to Meraki fundamentals
  • Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 2 (ECMS2) is a three-day deep-dive into advanced Meraki technologies 

Visit the Meraki Learning Hub for details and Cisco Learning Locator to find course availability and listings. For more information on the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification and how to register for the ECMS exam, visit