I am so excited to know about these latest developments, especially after the introduction of Nexus Switches there is a need for specialist who can manage complex data center. CCIE data center will equip the networking professionals with all the skills required to design, implement, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot complex data center networks. Products tested in this certification include Cisco Catalyst 3750, MDS 9222i, Nexus 7009, 5548, 2232, 1000v and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Control Engine Appliance.
The beta version of the CCIE Data Center Written Exam will be available for scheduling and testing at all worldwide Cisco-authorized Pearson VUE testing centers beginning May 1 through June 15, 2012. And the lab exam is expected to be available in September2012.
Currently Cisco is offering US$ 50 as a discount for the beta exam of CCIE Data Centre.
Some of the topics covered in CCIE Data Center are as follows
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Now even the small-business market segments do matters, on June 11th Cisco Systems entered into the small-business market with its new storage product Cisco NSS 300 Series Smart Storage. The Cisco NSS 300 Series Smart Storage is a desktop solution with business application, data encryption and built-in servers specifically designed for small businesses with fewer than 100 employees.
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The Cisco NSS 300 Series Smart Storage family consists of two-bay, four-bay and six-bay desktop network storage units and it offers the following features
Cisco Systems is a relatively new player in to Storage business especially into SMB segment, Ian Pennel, co-chair of Cisco’s Small Business Council, highlighted the company’s storage directions:
“To help small businesses effectively manage the explosion of electronic information, we’ve built an innovative new family of storage solutions. The addition of these new devices further emphasizes Cisco’s commitment to providing small businesses with affordable, easy-to-use technology they require to optimize productivity and drive growth.“]]>