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November 21, 2015  8:27 AM

A review of CCDE Study Guide by Marwan Al-shawi

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
BGP, Cisco, Cisco certifications, Cisco Press, EIGRP, Network design, Networking, OSPF, Protocols, VPN

Since I received the "CCDE Study Guide" from Jamie Shoup till date, I simply couldn’t able resist reading such a wonder book from Marwan Al-shawi.  I believe it was...

October 26, 2015  9:54 AM

CCDP – ARCH Version 3.0 is here

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco certifications, Data Center, Network design, Scalability

Cisco is doing some major revamps when it comes to Cisco Design certifications , Cisco announced new version for their CCDA Certification from DESGN version 2.1 to 3.0.  It's a welcome move from Cisco especially when technology is evolving so fast. In the newly designed 300-320 ARCH exam Cisco...


October 24, 2015  7:13 AM

CCDA Design version 3.0 is here

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco certifications, Cisco Press, Data Center, Design, Network design, Scalability

When it comes to the foundation of Network design its well known that Cisco Certified Design Associate is the great certification to start with.  Recently Cisco announced the some major revamps in their current CCDA Design version 2.1. According to Cisco December 14 ,2015 will be last day take...


October 10, 2015  6:57 PM

“CCDE Study Guide” initial review

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco certifications, Cisco Press, Network design, Networking, Protocols

Those who are perusing CCDE certification, they were eagerly waiting for the release of much awaited Cisco Press book of the year " CCDE Study Guide" by

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October 8, 2015  6:11 PM

CCDE must read , Series 1 – Review for “Optimal Routing Design”

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
BGP, Cisco certifications, EIGRP, Network, Network design, OSPF, VPN

When it comes to CCDE preparations one should master many concepts, one should refer to plenty of  resources available in  form of books, articles, Cisco validated designs, Videos,RFCs etc.  For every journey there is a starting point, for CCDE I believe 

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July 2, 2015  9:28 AM

CCIE rescheduling policy is changed

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE, Cisco, Cisco certifications

Cisco changes their CCIE retake policy, the new email I received from Cisco Learning states “For a limited time, we will waive the current lab retake policy so that all lab candidates will be able to retest for their lab exam with...


May 28, 2015  6:55 PM

CCNA Cloud and CCNP Cloud is here – Series 2

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco certifications, Cloud infrastructure, Design, Internet of Things, Linux, Storage, UC, Virtualization, Windows

The next major addition of Cisco Certifications towards Cloud is CCNP Cloud. Like all Cisco Professional Certifications the prerequisite for

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May 28, 2015  5:02 AM

CCNA Cloud and CCNP Cloud Certifications are here – Series 1

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco certifications, Design, Linux, Storage, UC, Virtualization, Windows

Cisco announced the release of new Associate and Professional level of Certifications targeting Cloud. Seems like Cisco wants Networking professional to be aware of SDN, ACI, Virtual Application Containers and SAN. These certifications are known as CCNA Cloud and CCNP Cloud. In order to be a...


March 23, 2015  5:09 AM

Being CCIE is an ultimate thing in life?

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE, Certifications, Cisco certifications, Networking

Recently I received a message in LinkedIn, asking about CCIE, the question put forward to me was as follows  ‪"I'm just curious about network technologies. There is a lot of hype about CCIE; it is said once you pass CCIE lab there are plethora of opportunities...


March 10, 2015  6:30 PM

Does CCIE track selection needs counseling?

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE, Cisco, Cisco certifications, Network

When it comes to choosing a CCIE track most of the CCIE aspirers are confused, everyday I encounter at least one CCIE aspirers approaching me for an advice. Some times I petty them but there are in need of guidance, so I morally try to support them and guide them to best of my ability.

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