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It doesn’t seem all that long ago to many people, but the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) program turned 20 this year. Today there are over 38,000 CCIEs. The program continues to be successful in producing highly qualified network individuals who are prepared for almost any network issues that are thrown at them, specifically for [...]
The CCNA has long been a staple of the networking world and is known for retaining value better than most certifications in the industry. Part of the reason it holds its value is because of how thorough this exam is. The other reason is because it gets revamped from time to time in order to [...]
Doesn’t it feel like vendors always update their certifications as soon as you get comfortable with them? Well, it’s happening again! Cisco has updated its main associate-level routing and switching certification, the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). But don’t fret; the content that’s getting a reboot only makes up about 25 percent of the test. [...]
In this free clip from our CCIE Routing and Switching training, learn how to create a PPPoE Session between a PPPoE server and client.
In this free clip from our CCIE Routing and Switching training, learn important VTP configuration commands, and how to set domain names on servers.
As you near the peak of your IT career, make sure you’re continuing to learn and validate your skills. These three advanced certifications will solidify you as a senior-level subject matter expert.
Once you’ve obtained five or more years of experience in the IT field, basic entry-level certifications won’t cut it anymore. Keep your resume updated and your skills sharp with these advanced certifications.
Ready to make your debut on the IT pro stage? In order to land that great job you’ve been looking for, you need to bulk up your resume with the right certifications. But if you’re new to IT, that may seem like an overwhelming task. Check out the top 5 certifications to begin your career.
Cisco’s recent announcement about the CCIE Voice caused quite an uproar in the IT community. But the company’s swift and thoughtful reaction to this noise is met with applause. What’s the lesson you should take away from all this?
Have you ever said to yourself, “I wish I had a script for that”? Start using PowerShell to find creative ways to save time patching and updating your systems with this quick tip for using PowerShell with Cisco UCS.
Get your Cisco CCNA lab fitted with switches at the right price with this guide to finding and buying used switches for your home networking lab.
It’s always good to stay up to date. We gave a list of the top 5 IT certifications for 2013 back in January, but things have changed. Check out our mid-year update on which IT certifications are proving to be most in demand in 2013.
Do you find yourself in a predicament trying to figure out how to update your certifications? Since Cisco redesigned its exams for the CCNA, many IT pros are confused about what they should really focus on learning, and whether they should even take the new test or not. Tell us which Cisco CCNA exam objectives are giving you the most trouble.
See how using PowerSell to connect or trace a session in Cisco UCS can be tested out using the UCS emulator. While Cisco UCS is one of the most advanced server platforms, using the PowerTool will allow you to run a few commands to start automating your infrastructure.
Microsoft, Cisco and Oracle all have a bunch of exams and certifications undergoing changes over the course of 2013-2014, so make sure you study for the right one! CCNA, CCIE and a number of Microsoft technologies are among some of the exams to be retired soon.
There’s been some confusion in the air about where the current Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching exams stand. Since the older and newer curricula will be available through September 13, 2013, how do you know which exam is right for you?
Check out a great outline for the best IT certifications that are most valued for government IT jobs including security, networking and project management.
Are you looking to get your hands dirty with your own home Cisco lab? Get the best bang for your buck with Cisco routers that are affordable for your home lab setup with this guide to used pricing for equipment suited for almost any home lab.
Learn how to use Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) Express to set up a simple GUI for managing routers and other Cisco equipment. CCP express gives engineers a significant upgrade over the web interface in previous Cisco platforms.
There are so many IT conferences out there and they’re not cheap, so how do you know which ones are worth your time and money? These three offer the most for your investment and can truly impact your career for a variety of reasons.