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March 6, 2014  10:24 AM

How does the new CCIE Routing and Switching Version 5 lab format looks like?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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CCIE Routing and Switching lab version 4 lab format consists of two modules namely 1)      Troubleshooting 2)      Configuration However with the announcement of CCIE Routing and Switch Version 5 we are going to see some significant changes in the lab format and how it is...

March 3, 2014  3:44 AM

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



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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 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...


December 4, 2013  7:49 AM

CCIE R&S Version 5 is announced by Cisco



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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...


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  8:37 AM

Veeam Backup and Replication Solution is easy to manage



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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These days Cloud Computing and Virtualized environment is making its presence in real world networks, be it Servers, Routers, Switches or Firewall, virtualization is catching up.

In the organization I work, we are implementing many solutions on virtualized environment, be it our Nexus...


August 27, 2013  7:24 AM

How to upgrade the NX-OS in the Cisco Nexus 5000 Switch ?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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When it comes to NX-OS upgrade its quite easy and simple compared to the IOS upgrade of Cisco Catalyst Switches or Cisco Routers. Recently we upgraded our Nexus 5000 Series Switches from the NX-OS version 5.0.3 to 5.2.1. In this post let’s see how to upgrade the Nexus 5000 Series Switch step by...


August 22, 2013  5:47 AM

What is Cisco Catalyst Instant Access?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Cisco Catalyst Instant Access is a newly launched technology by Cisco which intends to simplify the network operation in a Campus network. The idea behind simplification of operation is by applying a single point of operation and management for Campus Distribution and access switches. It creates...


July 15, 2013  6:58 AM

A review for CCIE Routing and Switching Certification Guide (4th Edition)



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When it comes to CCIE Routing and Switching Written Exam you need to study lots of books especially the titles published from Cisco Press. As we all know CCIE Routing and Switching is not an easy task, it needs lots of preparation. Since I am in the process of perusing CCIE Routing and Switching I...


July 13, 2013  8:38 AM

Cisco announces new Nexus 7700 Series Switches



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Cisco Live was recently concluded in Orlando, Florida where Cisco announced the new top-end Nexus 7700 switches with new ASICS which is capable of...


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