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March 6, 2014  5:18 AM

Review for “Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Configuration Practice Labs, 3rd Edition”



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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When it comes to CCIE Routing and Switching lab exams every CCIE dreamer will certainly look at possible Lab scenarios, practice materials and work books which they practice in real Cisco Switches and Routers. It’s a known phenomenon that without appropriate practical practice for CCIE Lab it’s...

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
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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...


January 27, 2014  11:22 AM

Cisco announces new CCNP Security Curriculum



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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  Cisco with draws current CCNP Security curriculum by announcing the new set of Cisco CCNP Security exams namely 300-206 SENSS, 300-207 SITCS, 300-208 SISAS and 300-209 SIMOS respectively. All the previous CCNP Security exams. 642-637 SECURE v1, 642-617 FIREWALL v1.0, 642-647 VPN v1.0,...


January 17, 2014  10:42 AM

Are Catalyst 6800 Series Switches going to rule campus backbone like Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Yesterday Cisco announced that they started shipping out their newly introduced Catalyst 6800 Series Switches. Currently they are shipping the Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL and 6880-X Switches. We all know when it comes to Campus backbone switches Cisco Catalyst...


January 12, 2014  1:29 PM

Are all the slots for CCIE Routing and Switching Version 4 Lab Exam Occupied?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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I have been trying hard to book a slot for CCIE Routing and switching version 4 lab any time after March 2014, it’s quite hard to find. I did not even find a single slot either in Bangalore or Dubai.  All slots from January 2014 to June 3 2014 are occupied. I thought to try my luck in other...


December 4, 2013  7:49 AM

CCIE R&S Version 5 is announced by Cisco



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Its official now, Cisco announced the much awaited update for CCIE Routing and Switching from version 4 to 5.  It’s a good move as CCIE R & S version 5 is there since pretty long time. The official launch for the version 5 happens to be on June 4th 2014. This brings a great relief...


November 7, 2013  5:43 AM

CCDE Practical exams to be conducted in more locations worldwide.



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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When it comes to CCDE practical exams currently we are all restricted to location like San Jose, Chicago, London, etc., starting February 2014 things are going to change, and Cisco will be offering CCDE practical exams at all Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) worldwide. From 8 Centers to 225...


November 3, 2013  11:19 AM

Cisco IPS Manager Express (IME) doesn’t work with Windows 8.1 Pro



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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In order manage Cisco IPS devices be it AIP-SSM modules in ASA firewall or IPS appliances the better tool is the Cisco IPS Manager Express (IME). The Cisco IPS Manager Express (IME) proves to very hand,y as using this management solution one can manage up to ten Cisco IPS devices with the following...


September 6, 2013  6:14 AM

How to enable redundant Supervisor Engine in Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Recently I was upgrading our Cisco Nexus 7010 Switch NX-OS version from 5.0 (3) to 6.1 (4). After the upgrade process when I used the NX-OS command “show system redundancy status” to check the high availability of Nexus Supervisor module-1X Engines I discovered one of them was just power up but...


August 31, 2013  4:46 PM

Brocade, VMware collaborate to develop SAN Visibly solution



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Brocade is looking at opportunities to collaborate, the recent collaboration came into lime light was    to extend the visibility and monitoring capabilities of the VMWare vCenter Operations Management Suite into the Storage Area Networking (SAN) layer. Brocade achieved these capabilities by...


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