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April 29, 2011  4:29 PM

Ten top popular and paying Cisco Certifications-part1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Recently Global Knowledge and TechRepublic partnered to create a comprehensive IT salary survey. The survey revealed few surprises especially when it comes to Cisco Certification, I thought it would be a great to compile popular Cisco Certifications and their associated pay.  No doubt CCIE...

April 12, 2011  12:36 PM

Cisco Learning Labs Provide Hands-On Training



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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  Whenever you are preparing for the Cisco CCNA ®, Cisco CCNP®, and Cisco CCIP® certifications especially when you are doing a self-study the major concern is lab experience to answer the simulated questions. Often many of us end up looking for real Cisco hardware from eBay, as most of the...


March 12, 2011  6:18 AM

CCNP – Switch Key Topics 1 – Spanning tree loop guard



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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  When you are preparing for the CCNP Switch (642-813) or BCMSN exam (642-812) there are quite a few topics which are important not only from the perspective of passing  the  "Implementing Cisco IP Switched Network" exam or...


January 25, 2011  10:42 AM

Cisco introduces new layer 2 Switching capabilities in the virtual lab environment of CCIE R & S exam



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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  Now CCIE R & S troubleshooting exam is available in virtual lab environment. Cisco added switching features to the CCIE R&S Troubleshooting exam through L2 IOS software on Unix (L2IOU) virtual environment. The new feature was started on January 17, 2011. The CCIE R & S exam...


January 24, 2011  5:00 AM

Cisco Systems announces the updated CCDA and CCDP exams are coming in January 2011



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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  According to Cisco learning network the newly revised DESGN 640-864 and ARCH 642-874 exams will be available at Pearson VUE testing centers by January 31, 2011. The revised exams are aligned to the new v2.1 DESGN and ARCH courses and cover virtualization and data center design. As...


January 24, 2011  4:51 AM

Cisco Systems has announced the availability of Beta CCIE Service Provider v3.0 written Exam



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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According to Cisco Learning Network the...


January 18, 2011  11:39 AM

What are Private VLANs (PVLANS)?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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If you are working hard towards achieving Cisco CCNP Switch 642-813 certification exams, private VLANs does comes into picture. Yeah its part of CCNP Switch 642-813 curriculum.  Cisco basically designed Private VLANs (PVLANS) as part of layer 2 security, in normal condition in any given network...


November 27, 2010  6:49 AM

What’s there in CCNP Switch -642-813 Certification? – Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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I hope by now you have made your mind to kick off your preparations for CCNP Routing and Switching Certification. And to start with you might have opted to go with Switch# 642-813 Exam and might have placed an order for CCNP...

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November 24, 2010  3:38 PM

What’s there in CCNP Switch -642-813 Certification?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Beginning of the year 2010 Cisco Systems announced major revamp in their most prestigious Cisco CCNP Certification.  Before CCNP composed of BSCI, BSMCN, ISCW and ONT exams where as with the new announcement Cisco eased CCNP certification aspirers.  The revised CCNP Switching and Routing gear...


October 22, 2010  7:17 AM

CCSP is now CCNP Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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As part of Certifications revisions, Cisco announced CCSP will no longer be there, it will be replace with CCNP Security, however CCSP certification aspirers  can attempt their exams until April 2011, yeah April 2011 is the time for transition. And CCSP will be valid until 2014 so I would advice...


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