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We're pleased to introduce two new study groups:  CCNP Wireless and CCIE Storage and Networking. Study groups are the place on the Cisco Learning Network where you can ask questions and share ideas with other members as you prepare for your certification exams. Your study group leader will address questions and lead study sessions using discussion forums, document sharing, and other ... Read more

  As the demand for green IT grows, so does the demand for Cisco Certified technicians who can implement solutions that reduce the need for business travel, make working from home possible, reduce the carbon footprint of business infrastructure and increase operational efficiency. Average salaries for green IT experts are on the rise.  How much can a CCENT, CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Certified ... Read more


New Green IT Content!

Posted by Carole Sep 21, 2009

  Check out the updated Green IT page in the Learning Center. Rachel has been hard at work updating this section on environmentally responsible technology. We're especially excited about Smart + Connected Communities, an initiative to bring a sustainable balance of social, economic, and environmental resources to urban centers worldwide. Visit the virtual Global Fair and Festival, watch ... Read more


Green IT Month

Posted by Carole Sep 15, 2009

  Our spotlight is on Green IT this month. "Green" has become a synonym for "environmentally-friendly", "energy-saving" and "efficient". In these times when cost saving is on everyone's minds, all of these things are important to IT managers in big businesses and small organizations alike.   Interested in learning more about Green IT?  Start in the Learning Center, where you can ... Read more


Groups Content Feed Fix

Posted by Carole Sep 15, 2009

You asked in this discussion thread and in comments on this blog post why recent groups activity was intermingled with Recent Discussions, Recent Documents and Recent Blog Posts on the home page. That was the functionality of our platform "out of the box". We heard your concerns about cluttering up the content feed, and our developers have fixed this problem. You will no longer see study group ... Read more


Document Sharing and Rating

Posted by Carole Sep 10, 2009

  Back in May, I blogged about our Document Rating feature. When you rate a document you not only let the person who created it know that it had value for you, but you also help others in the community find the most helpful content.   This feature is especially important in our new certification study groups. Thanks to the over eight hundred (and growing) study group members, we're ... Read more

Greetings CLN Community,     I am returning back to you after some time away to have my first child. It is a wonderful adventure and joy. In its own way, the kinds of activities involved in the first few weeks of acquainting a new person with our world are similar to the kinds of things many of you do as network engineers:  planning, researching, building, testing, troubleshooting, ... Read more


The Rundown September 4, 2009

Posted by Carole Sep 4, 2009

Here are the discussion threads and documents that got people talking this week:   Most Active Discussion Threads: Class A Network Address Question? (replies: 27) "I am close to buying a set of Routers and Switches for my labsetup and just wanted to get your opinion in regards to the IOS and equipment types..."—RahmonCisco   Confusion which certificate to do? (replies: 19) "I ... Read more

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