• Let's Talk Money: Networking and Security Salaries

    Networking and Security Salaries: Looking Good, Especially If You’ve Got Some Training Behind You   This blog hasn’t yet talked about the salaries that come with your efforts to train and rise throug...
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  • Procrastinate No More, IT Job Hunter: 7 Tips to Help You Get a Move On

    Many years, and many jobs, ago, I went to a career counselor to help get me mobilized for a job hunt. He said that most people would rather be told to go outside and dig a 10-foot ditch than to dust off their resume a...
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  • New Cisco Certification Practice Exams and E-Learning Discounts

    A couple of cool educational materials opportunities from the Cisco Learning Store that I wanted to share with our the community. New Certification Practice Exams for CCENT, CCNA and CCNP Candidates New Certificati...
  • Your Career Transition: Casting Your Net (Part II)

    Late last month we talked about putting together a marketing plan to narrow and focus your career search. If you missed it, you can find it here.  Today, we’ll complete the discussion and put it all togethe...
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  • ******* and Certify!

    We often make excuses for the things we do or do not do.  That’s not to say that some reasons are not good excuses, but we should be working towards mitigating or completely eliminating excuses that could e...
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  • 15 Ways to Use Cisco Learning Network to Get You Certified in 2015, Part 5

    We're four months into 2015 – are you still focused on attaining your New Year’s resolution to earn a Cisco certification? Stay motivated to keep this resolution by continuing the exploration of using Cisc...
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  • 15 Ways to Use Cisco Learning Network to Get You Certified in 2015, Part 4

    Your New Year’s resolution is to earn a Cisco certification. Stay motivated to keep this resolution by continuing the exploration of using Cisco Learning Network to prepare you for your upcoming Cisco certificat...
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  • Under the Hood of MPLS VPN – Part 2 by Sean Evershed

    Under the Hood of MPLS VPN – Part 2 Guest Blog by Sean Evershed  MPLS has been a huge success for Service Providers (SP) who pioneered its use to build scalable and flexible WAN designs. Having survived t...
  • Hold the Line

    SDN isn’t always on time.   There are a lot of buzzwords flying around in the networking world right now. Words like Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Orchestration,...
  • Battlefield Tactics – Part 2

    In my previous post, we looked at some useful tactics that you can employ when tackling the CCIE R&S written exam and the Troubleshooting portion of the CCIE R&S lab exam. Here in this second part of my compil...
  • Three Easy Ways to Build CCNA Collaboration Skills

    Submission By:  Dawn Hopper   Successful collaboration intertwines hearing, seeing, and speaking to achieve a common goal. From seeing a product demonstration to speaking with a partner, to hearing words fro...
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  • Members' Choice Spotlight Award - Nominate Someone Today

    Nominate a Cisco Learning Network member for the Members' Choice Award. The Members' Choice Award goes to an individual specifically nominated by other community members for their positive impact. Can you think of a m...
    Kay Berkel
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  • Networking and IP Addressing Fundamentals, created by Keith Barker & Learning@Cisco

    Now available: Networking and IP Addressing Fundamentals LiveLessons Learning@Cisco, the division responsible for the development and administration of Cisco's training and certification programs, has partnered ...
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  • Members Choice: Layer 2 Security Features

    I recently asked the community members to suggest a topic for my next VIP blog. There were many potential options but I ultimately chose to write about Layer 2 security features. Thank you for your participation in th...
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  • Women in Networking Congratulates Cisco’s Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

    Join Women in Networking in congratulating Cisco’s Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, VP & General Manager, for being featured among the 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. This list is compiled annually by ...
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  • Under the Hood of MPLS VPNs – Part 1 by Sean Evershed

    There is little doubt that cloud computing is becoming the “new normal” for most enterprises. The Cisco Global Cloud Index states “cloud workloads are expected to nearly triple (grow 2.9-fold) from 2...
  • Tackling the Programming Approach

    As we move into the future, we keep developing advanced technologies and tools to meet new demands and we engineers also need to adapt. Many technologies are being replaced by new ones, like MPLS replacing Frame-Relay...
  • Networking as a Business Challenge

    by Darren R. Starr IntroductionAs many of you know, I’m not always all about technology. In fact, I have a lovely soap box which I like to stand upon and shout out to the world about the business side of network...
  • The Many Flavors of 10 Gig Ethernet

      About 10 years ago, we introduced our first 10 gig ethernet link.  It was a simple fiber jumper from one 6500 to another.  It was done wtih a 1 meter 62.5 OM1 fiber jumper and each swtich had a 10GBA...
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  • Read free excerpt from Cisco Press: Troubleshooting & Maintaining Cisco IP Networks

    New chapter excerpt featurd on Tom's IT Pro: Troubleshooting & Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (#TSHOOT prep) by Cisco Press Author Amir Ranjbar. Happy reading! bit.ly/1H7UKAz
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