Can you hear me now? Tales from a Cisco voice instructor:

October, 2010

October 31, 2010  11:17 AM

Mutitasking on the Run

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

About a week ago I was on the road, but still had to attend a number of  Webex meetings. One day I realized that it was just about time for a WebEx call to start and I was nowhere near a PC. If you use WebEx at all, you know you can only dial in. But, for this particular call, I needed to be able...

October 29, 2010  2:18 PM

Public WiFi is VERY Public

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

We all know (or at least we should) that it isn't safe to connect to an unknown WiFi signal. That's why most of us play it safe and only connect to well-known hot spots like Starbucks and ATT. That way, we know we are safe, right? Not exactly. We still need to be careful, especially since a...

October 28, 2010  8:29 AM

Delegating Administrative Rights in Unity Connection

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October 25, 2010  2:42 PM

How the New Cisco Voice Certification Track Affects Current Candidates

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

So, by now you may have heard that Cisco has announced a new Voice certification track. It is called, "CCNP for Voice." Basically, it is CCVP renamed and updated. If you are interested in this news, it most likely means you are in one of two boats. One is that you are interested in persuing a CCNP...

October 23, 2010  12:34 PM

New Cisco Voice Classes

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

In my last blog I told you that Cisco just updated the CCVP track, which is now called CCNP for Voice. They added two completely new courses. This blog takes a look at what these courses cover. The first of the new courses is called, "Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified...

October 21, 2010  9:42 AM

Cisco Updates CCVP Certification Track

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

Today Cisco announced that the CCVP track has been updated with new courses and exams. In addition to updating the track, they also changed the name to CCNP for Voice. Here are the changes as I understand them. Some of the changes are simply updates to the previous courses/exams, but they have...

October 16, 2010  7:37 PM

How to Install Unity Connection on VMware (Lab Use Only)

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

People often ask me how to build a Cisco Unified Communications lab. I always recommend they just install it on VMware. This results in a number of emails or phone calls asking for details or help when they run into issues. I figured it was time to document it and what better place to do that than...

October 15, 2010  12:01 PM

Quick, Easy, and Free Web-Based Conferencing

Dave Bateman Dave Bateman Profile: Dave Bateman

I found another web-based conferencing service today that looked pretty intriguing, so I decided to give it a try. It is called DimDim. It seems like an odd name for a web conferencing site, but who would have ever thought the word

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