Advanced STP Features: PortFast, BPDU Guard, and BPDU Filter

On Thursday May 5th join Cisco Press authors Akhil Behl and Alex Hannah, co-authors of Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video, Part 2 (CIPTV2) Foundation Learning Guide for CCNP Collaboration Exam 300-075, in an introduction to the Cisco Expressway Series. In this one hour technical webinar Alex and Akhil will discuss how organizations are coping increasing demand for mobility within and outside of enterprise. With ever increasing mobile workforce and on-the go meetings, employees and consumers want a scalable and user-friendly solution for interacting via voice, video, and IM. Mobile for Remote Access (MRA) offers just that to the today's mobile worker. This session covers the MRA solution deployed using Cisco Expressway series and gives an insight to the interaction with with Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified IMP as it relates to your CIPTV2 Exam studies.


Session Info


Date/Time: May 5, 2016 / 8:00am PT

Session Title and Registration Link: Leveraging Mobile Remote Access for on the Go Workforces



More About the Presenters


Akhil Behl, is a Pre-Sales Manager with a leading service provider. His charter involves an overarching technology portfolio encompassing IoT, Collaboration, Security, Infrastructure, Service Management, Cloud, and Data Center. He has 13 years of experience working in leadership, pre-sales, business development, and consulting positions with various organizations; leading global accounts, driving towards business innovation and excellence. Previously he was in a leadership role with Cisco Systems.


Akhil has a bachelor of technology degree in electronics and telecommunications from IP University, India, and a master’s degree in business administration from Symbiosis Institute, India. Akhil holds dual CCIE in Collaboration and Security, PMP, ITIL, VCP, TOGAF, CEH, ISO/IEC 27002, and many other industry certifications. He has published several research papers in national and international journals, including IEEE and has been a speaker at prominent industry forums such as Interop, Enterprise Connect, Cloud Connect, Cloud Summit, Cisco Sec-Con, IT Expo, Computer Society of India, Singapore Computer Society, and Cisco Networkers.


Akhil is author of following Cisco Press books:


- CCIE Collaboration Quick Reference - Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks - (co-author of) Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video (Part 1 and Part 2)


He is a technical editor for multiple Cisco Press and other publisher’s books. He can be reached at


Alex Hannah - CCIE Collaboration #25853, CCSI #32072, along with numerous other Cisco Unified Communications, Data Center specializations, and VMware certifications, has been an independent IT and telephony consultant, author, and technical editor for more than 12 years. He has been a technical trainer for more than 8 years and has taught more than 20 different courses for Cisco. Alex is a Senior Courseware Developer and Subject Matter Expert for Global Knowledge designing all CCNP Collaboration courseware, labs, and infrastructure. Alex has done a wide array of IT and telephony consulting for many different companies along the eastern portion of the United States. A Former Senior Architect and Senior Presales Engineer for two Cisco Gold Partners in the Southern Virginia Area, Alex is now the Principal owner of Hannah Technologies LLC, a IT consulting and training firm based in Midlothian Virginia. Alex has implemented advanced IP Telephony and Video installations in his area for over 15 years.


About the Book


Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video, Part 2 (CIPTV2) Foundation Learning Guide is your Cisco® authorized learning tool for CCNP® Collaboration preparation. Part of the Cisco Press Foundation Learning Series, it teaches advanced skills for implementing a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution in a multisite environment.