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May, 2011


May 31, 2011  5:46 AM

Cisco Press announces the release of CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide,4th Edition



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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For those who are working on CCDA (640-864 ) there is good news, Cisco Press announced the release of CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide, 4th Edition. Currently this title is available in eBook edition the printed edition is expected by first of June. Currently the printed edition can be preordered...

May 31, 2011  5:29 AM

Thanks to Cisco Press User Group



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Cisco Press continues to carry the motto of "Customer Satisfaction & support" of Cisco Systems, yeah you might be thinking being a publishing company how are they taking care of thousands of CertificationĀ aspirer. Cisco Press are helping hands by having a program called


May 30, 2011  5:06 AM

Cisco Application Networking Services Enable Network Intelligence – live interactive workshop



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Recently we got the Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE) in our Data Centre. The Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE) is a comprehensive application delivery solution that helps ensure application availability, accelerate application performance, and protect applications while simultaneously...


May 28, 2011  8:52 AM

Mango is the code-name for the Windows Phone 7 update



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Starting September 2011 all Windows Phone 7 customers can avail more than 500 new features which were revealed by Microsoft at the launch event held at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. All new Windows Phone 7 will also have the Mango update. Gustavo Fuchs, director Mobility, Microsoft Middle East and...


May 28, 2011  6:01 AM

Cisco has become the #3 player worldwide in x86 blade server factory revenue



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Almost two years back Cisco Systems delivered a new system that unite compute, network, storage access and virtualization into one cohesive system. Yeah Cisco Systems created history by entering into the blade server market. I thought Blade servers that Cisco Systems, they must be joking;...


May 28, 2011  5:12 AM

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches supports next-generation medianet, Cisco EnergyWise, TrustSec, and Borderless Mobility.



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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The newly released Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33) SXI4 brings groundbreaking Borderless Networks innovations to Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches. With more than 50...


May 25, 2011  5:17 AM

SUP 720 -3B Supervisor Engine Crashed



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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In my previous post I talked about the crashed Sup 720- 3B supervisor Engine for a Cisco Catalyst 6513 Switch. Since there was no ray of hope for the SUP 720-3B Supervisor Engine and I couldn't...


May 24, 2011  5:34 AM

Vulnerabilities reported in Cisco Unified Operations Manager and CiscoWorks Common Services



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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According Cyber Risk Report for this week lot of vulnerabilities, including Perl, Red Hat, Python and features updates from multiple vendors including Adobe, Citrix and Cisco Systems. For all those you are unaware of Cyber Risk report (CRR) is published by Cisco Security Intelligence Operations...


May 24, 2011  5:14 AM

SUP 720- 3B failing to boot



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Friends we have a Cisco Catalyst 6513 Switch installed with SUP 720-3B as a supervisor engine. From past 7 years its working fine but suddenly we the SUP 720-3B supervisor Engine failed. The SUP 720-3B is always going in to rommom mode and I am getting the following error   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 22, 2011  5:15 AM

How to configure HRSP between Nexus 7000 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Configuring HRSP in a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch is often an easy task and it takes slight different approach. Recently we had some issues in our Data Centre and then I was forced to configuring the HSRP between a Cisco Nexus 7010 Switch and Cisco Catalyst 6506 E Switch. The configuration was...


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