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Security+ Question of the Week: iSCSI

Which of the following is not true in regards to iSCSI? A. It is a networking standard for storage based on IP B. It enables location‐independent file storage C. It can be used as a cheap alternative to Fibre Channel D….
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Is doing CCNA Certification really worth for Networking Professionals?

CCNA has grown to become the most popular IT certification in the world. The certification main focus lies on developing relevant role-based modules to match the rapid deployment of technologies in the current sophisticated networking environment. Companies whether big or…
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Is doing CCNA Certification really worth for Networking Professionals?

CCNA has grown to become the most popular IT certification in the world. The certification main focus lies on developing relevant role-based modules to match the rapid deployment of technologies in the current sophisticated networking environment. Companies whether big or…
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Thoughts on the Different Tiers of Cisco Certifications

Most of us know that Cisco has different tiers or levels of certifications.  In each technology focus, there are three tiers that you can achieve.  Those are the Associate, Professional, and Expert tiers.  I’d like to take an opportunity to…
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Using Cisco VIRL for CCIE Preparation

After long anticipation, Cisco’s Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL) is now publicly available. VIRL is a network design and simulation environment that includes a GNS3-like frontend GUI to visually build network topologies, and an OpenStack based backend which includes IOSv,…
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Fast IT: Unleashing Value at Stake

I often joke with our customers and ask, “How many of you woke up this morning saying, ‘If I could only buy software defined networking (SDN) today, then my day would be complete.’”  My point in asking this is to…
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