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March, 2012


March 31, 2012  2:26 PM

Lync for Money Savings

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, Lync is an emerging product. It has made very great strides in the last while in order to replace a traditional phone system. One unexpected benefit of the Lync architecture and specifically the iPhone app is how much money it has saved me personally. The company that I work has a central...

March 31, 2012  2:12 PM

Cisco CBAC vs ZFW

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, Cisco’s router based CBAC has been around for a while. ZFW is the new comer to the router based firewall market. Determining what the differences are can be tough though. The link below explores these differences from a high...


March 31, 2012  1:47 PM

Cisco Wireless and ISE

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, are the differences between the Cisco wireless strategy confusing? Do you want more information on the topic that is explained in a way that you can digest? Do you also want to win free stuff? Look no further than Cisco than the link below. It takes the information about the differences...


March 31, 2012  1:46 PM

Apple in the Enterprise

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, Apple has made huge in roads in the enterprise mostly by accident. Their product lines aren’t intended to for enterprise. Everything about them screams that they aren’t built in the way that you would expect from products that would be comfortable much less accepted in the enterprise....


March 31, 2012  1:20 PM

Cisco ASA 9.x – Coming Soon

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, The ASA-X series has come out with a steady stream of new features over the last few months. One thing that is coming out that hasn’t been announced at the time of this writing is the ASA 9.x ASA OS. What are some of the features that will be in the new ASA 9x code? Glad you...


March 31, 2012  1:13 PM

Cisco ASA-X – CX Module

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, The ASA-X series has many benefits including higher throughput and an IPS that can be installed by simply adding a license key to the ASA-X series. But what about context based security? For example, let’s say that you want to block FaceBook for people that use Mac’s (because you...


March 30, 2012  11:39 PM

ASA-X Series – IPS

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, Cisco’s ASA X series of firewalls boast some impressive numbers for throughput but what about features. Well, the X series will incorporate the ASA IPS directly on the same hardware as the ASA itself. With the X series of ASAs there will no longer be a need to buy a separate hardware...


March 30, 2012  11:15 PM

Cisco ASA X Series – Introduction

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, Cisco’s ASA series of firewalls has been around for some time. The product line and the corresponding technology has moved along at a decent but not break neck pace. When it comes to security products you want the tried and trusted product, not the flashy new kid on the block. Cisco has...


March 1, 2012  2:37 AM

VMware VS …

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, in the world of hypervisors, is there anyone that is really better (right now) than VMware? In a few years it seems like Microsoft might start to take over the market but VMware is king for the moment. While a lot of companies would take this an opportunity to coast on their past glory...


March 1, 2012  2:35 AM

VCP 5 Upgrade Course

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood Profile: Joshua Wood

Hi all, if you were lucky enough to get your VCP 4 upgraded to the new VCP 5 exam then congratulations. If not then you are going to want to check out the "What's new" course below. It is now a requirement for people who didn't take the upgrade exam from VCP 4 to VCP 5 in their alloted (very short)...


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