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March 3, 2014  3:44 AM

Cisco Press Releases Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Configuration Practice Labs, 3rd Edition



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
3rd Edition, CCIE Labs, CCIE R & S, CCIE R & S lab, Certification Books, Certification news, Cisco, Cisco Certificaitons, Cisco Certification exams, Cisco Certification news, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Press, Cisco Press titles, Cisco Routers, Cisco Systems, Cisco Tips, Network Technologies and Trends, Networking, Switches

Those who are aspiring to be a Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching and are quite anxious about the version 5. Most of them are thinking how the lab will be? What kind of topology will they face in the lab? It quite too early to anticipate more details about the Cisco CCIE Routing and...

August 27, 2011  10:22 AM

Cisco Introduces New Entry-Level Certifications – Series 3



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
640-692 RSTECH, 640-792 TPTECH, 640-893 DCTECH, CCT, Cisco CCT Data Center certification, Cisco CCT TelePresence certification, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Technician, Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI) Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI) Tandberg, Cisco Learning Network Website, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, Cisco TelePresence operating modes, Data Center, hot-swap, MSD 9000, Nexus 2000, Nexus 5000, Nexus 7000, Routers, SAN Switches, Supporting Cisco Data Center System Devices v1.0, Supporting Cisco Routing & Switching Network Devices v1.0, Supporting Cisco TelePresence System Devices v1.0 Cisco CCT Telepresence Certification, Switches, TAC tickets, telepresence, Telepresence business, troubleshooting

After acquiring Tandberg, Cisco Systems made a significant progress in Telepresence business. Now Telepresence is not just a mere conferencing solution this technology is widely used in entertainment business as well. Look at its popularity it was a right move by Cisco Systems to introduce the...


August 27, 2011  10:07 AM

Cisco Introduces New Entry-Level Certifications – Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
640-692 RSTECH, 640-893 DCTECH, CCT, Cisco CCT Data Center certification, Cisco CCT TelePresence certification, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Technician, Cisco Learning Network Website, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, Data Center, hot-swap, MSD 9000, Nexus 2000, Nexus 5000, Nexus 7000, Routers, SAN Switches, Supporting Cisco Data Center System Devices v1.0, Supporting Cisco Routing & Switching Network Devices v1.0, Switches, TAC tickets, telepresence, troubleshooting

In my previous post I discussed about the introduction of Cisco Certified Technician...


August 24, 2011  7:38 PM

Cisco Introduces New Entry-Level Certifications – Series 1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
640-692 RSTECH, CCT, Cisco CCT Data Center certification, Cisco CCT TelePresence certification, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Technician, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, Data Center, hot-swap, Routers, Supporting Cisco Routing & Switching Network Devices v1.0, Switches, TAC tickets, telepresence, troubleshooting

Yesterday a major announcement came out from Cisco Systems. It's about the introduction of Cisco Certified Technician (CCT) to its career Certification Program. So with an introduction of


April 30, 2011  5:27 AM

Ten top popular and paying Cisco Certifications-part2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
(CCIE R&S), AAA, ACL, advanced protocol handling, ASA products, CCDA, CCDP, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCNP voice, Cisco ASA Specialist, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Certified Design Associate, Cisco Certified Design Professional, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing & Switching, Cisco Certified Network Professional, Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist, Cisco network design concepts, Cisco Network Security Engineer, Cisco Routers, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Presence applications, Cisco Unity Connection, converged network infrastructure, Data Center, Designing and Networking, failover, gatekeepers, gateways, Global Knowledge, IP multicast, IP Phones, IP telephony, IT salary survey, LAN, network management, Networking devices, popular Cisco Certifications, QOS, remote access VPN, routed, secure socket layer VPN, Security, Security in Routers, Site-to-site vpns, switched network infrastructure, Switches, TechRepublic, voice applications, WAN

In my previous post we came to know five of the top ten Cisco Certifications which are not only popular but also they yield high remuneration. In this post we will discover...


April 29, 2011  4:29 PM

Ten top popular and paying Cisco Certifications-part1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
(CCIE R&S), CCDA, CCDP, CCNP voice, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Design Associate, Cisco Certified Design Professional, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing & Switching, Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist, Cisco network design concepts, Cisco Routers, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Presence applications, Cisco Unity Connection, converged network infrastructure, Data Center, Designing and Networking, gatekeepers, gateways, Global Knowledge, IP multicast, IP Phones, IP telephony, IT salary survey, LAN, network management, Network technologies & trends, popular Cisco Certifications, QOS, routed, Security, switched network infrastructure, TechRepublic, Ten top popular and paying Cisco Certifications, voice applications, WAN

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...


March 27, 2011  5:46 AM

What is IP SLA?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
CCNP, CCNP 642-813 Exam, CCNP Switch Official Certification Guide, Cisco CCNP- Switch Exam, Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS devices, Cisco IOS IP Service Level Agreement, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, David Hucaby, DNS, http.ftp, IBM SNA Native Echo, ICMP Echo Path, ICMP Ping, icmp-echo, IOS version 11.2, Network technologies & trends, patch-echo, path-jitter, Performance Routing, Response Time Responder (RTR), Service Assurance Agent (SAA), Switching, tcp-connect, udp-echo, udp-jitter, · What is IP SLA?

 When you are preparing for Cisco CCNP- Switch Exam, IP SLA is one of the key topics included at quite later stage even surprised David Hucaby the author of the title "CCNP Switch Official Certification Guide"  Even he included the supplementary material for the "CCNP Switch Official...


December 21, 2010  5:29 AM

What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? – Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
active virtual forwarder, active virtual gateway, and how to configure Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GBLP) in Cisco Routers and Cisco Catalyst Switches, and Supervisor 720 with IOS Release 12.2(17a) SX4, AVF, AVG, backup or secondary virtual forwarders, Catalyst 6500 Supervisor 2, CCNP 642-813 Exam, CCNP tips, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco proprietary protocol, Cisco Routers, Gateway Load Balancing Protocol, GBLP, Host-Dependent, Hot Standby Routing Protocol, how Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) does load balancing, HSRP, IOS Release 12.2(14) SY4, Load balancing algorithms, load balancing techniques, Round Robin, Routers, Switches, Virtual MAC address, virtual MAC addresses, Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol, VRRP, Weighted, What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? - Series 1

  In my previous post I was discussing about Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP), now let's see how Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) does...


December 8, 2010  7:59 AM

What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? – Series 1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
active virtual forwarder, active virtual gateway, and how to configure Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GBLP) in Cisco Routers and Cisco Catalyst Switches, and Supervisor 720 with IOS Release 12.2(17a) SX4, AVF, AVG, backup or secondary virtual forwarders, Catalyst 6500 Supervisor 2, CCNP 642-813 Exam, CCNP tips, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco proprietary protocol, Cisco Routers, Gateway Load Balancing Protocol, GBLP, Hot Standby Routing Protocol, HSRP, IOS Release 12.2(14) SY4, load balancing techniques, Routers, Switches, virtual MAC addresses, Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol, VRRP, What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? - Series 1

  GLBP better known as Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GBLP) is a Cisco proprietary protocol especially designed overcome the limitations of Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP). The added feature to Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) is it can...


November 29, 2010  5:01 AM

Make sure all your SMARTNET contracts are up to date!



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco IOS download, Cisco Routers, Cisco Security, Cisco Service contracts, Cisco Systems, Cisco.com user ID’s, hardware replacement, Profile Manager, RMA, Service Access Management Tool, SMARTNET, TAC support, Voice, wireless products

  Starting December 13, 2010 doesn't get shocked for not downloading IOS images for any of your Cisco Products from Cisco Website. As of today if anyone having a valid SMARTNET contract with a valid CCO id can download IOS for any Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Routers , Cisco security, voice...


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