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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 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 15, 2011  4:50 AM

Cisco predicts weak quarter



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Cisco CEO John Chambers expects Q4 sales growth will be between 0% to 2 %, which is much below the analyst expectations of 7%. Cisco Systems also warned they are looking to reduce the workforce with a target of saving S1 billion per year. Most of job cuts are most likely to come through an early...


April 27, 2011  8:03 AM

What happened to Cisco’s Flip video camera?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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In 2009 Cisco acquired Pure Digital Technologies was not the brave move, eventually it led to back away from the consumer market by the closure of Flip as part of restructuring. Cisco is expected to reduce its headcount by 550 workers. May be a better idea for Cisco Systems to concentrate on its...


April 20, 2011  5:16 AM

Cisco Systems launches new appliance, Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Cisco Systems new appliance Cisco ISE: Identity Service Engine , which can be deployed as an appliance or a Virtual machine basically designed to help Organizations to gain enterprise wide visibility...


April 14, 2011  9:45 PM

CCIE Service Provider v3.0 Exams Released



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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According Cisco they will release an updated v3.0 CCIE Service Provider written and Lab exams in all testing location worldwide and the v2.0 exam will retire simultaneously. CCIE Service Provider aspirers willing to take exam on or after April 18th 2011 should expect to be tested on the...


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 27, 2011  5:46 AM

What is IP SLA?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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 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...


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