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Cisco and Apple Settle Up iPhone Dispute

The legal spat between Apple and Cisco over use of the term "iPhone" was nothing that, speculatively, a big bag o’money couldn’t solve. Though the terms of the settlement both companies announced yesterday are confidential, it isn’t unreasonable to think that Cisco got some benefit beyond mutual use of the term and an interoperability agreement.

The statement reads this way:

Apple and Cisco Share iPhone Brand

Applelogo_63 Steve Jobs got a gold star yesterday for working well with others.

Cisco Expands Its Social Circle

When you think of Cisco, the company’s prowess in networking and IP technology immediately comes to mind. With today’s announcement, however, it appears that Cisco is branching out into a different kind of networking, the kind geared toward people rather than machines.

Cisco has announced an agreement acquire Five Across, a San Francisco based social networking software company. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Cisco hopes to complete the purchase by the end of its fiscal third quarter.

Ogilvy Partners With Technorati
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Ogilvy North America is partnering with Technorati to offer clients blogs, vlogs, videos, photos, and other online user-generated media. The hope is for their clients to better understand the blogosphere and improve in building their brands.

Cisco CCNA Exam: Five ISDN Details To Remember
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CCNA exam success depends on mastering many technologies that are new to you, and few exam topics have more details than ISDN.

Cisco CCNP Exam: Defining Collision Domains
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CCNA exam success depends on mastering the fundamentals, and two important fundamentals are knowing exactly what the terms “collision domain” and “broadcast domain” mean.

Online Video Helps Cisco Grow

The rapid growth of online video is forcing service providers to upgrade their networks to deal with the increased Internet traffic and broadband demand. Companies that provide infrastructure for the Internet are seeing their products sell at a rapid rate and are turning healthy profits.

Cisco Calls Apple On Trademark Infringement

Cisco has sued Apple over its use of the term iPhone for its newly announced mobile device, despite reports that they were near an agreement with Apple to share the name.

Cisco CCNP / BSCI: IPv6 Leading Zero Compression

The BSCI exam and CCNP certification requires that you be well versed in the basics of IP Version 6, or IPv6.

Factiva Social Media Roundtable

Some random notes and thoughts during Factive’s Social Media Rountable.

Cisco Systems in Second Life

Cisco Systems is the latest company to open an island-two, in fact-in Second Life.

Cisco CCNP Certification / BCMSN Exam Tutorial: Uplinkfast

You remember from your CCNA studies that when a port goes through the transition from blocking to forwarding, youre looking at a 50-second delay before that port can actually begin forwarding frames.

Cisco CCNP/BCMSN Exam Tutorial: BPDU Skew Detection
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You may look at that feature’s name and think, “What is a BPDU Skew, and why do I want to detect it?” What we’re actually attempting to detect are BPDUs that aren’t being relayed as quickly as they should be.

Cisco CCNP / BSCI Exam: ISIS Hellos And Adjacencies

In my last ISIS tutorial, I mentioned that while ISIS and OSPF are both link state protocols, their actual operation differs greatly.

Cisco CCNA Exam: Connected Serial Interfaces
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To pass the CCNA exam, you’ve got to master quite a few services and routing protocols that may be new to you.

Making The Most Of Cisco’s CCNP Program Changes

As you probably know by now, Cisco’s making some sweeping changes in their Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) program.

Cisco CCNA: Password Recovery Procedures

It might happen on your CCNA exam, it might happen on your production network – but sooner or later, youre going to have to perform password recovery on a Cisco router or switch.

Certification: Be Ready For Your Opportunity

I was reading The Big Moo: Stop Trying To Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable this morning, and I’d recommend a copy of this to anyone who wants to improve their career and their future. And that’s all of us, right?

Official Cisco CCIE Boot Camps

Regarded as the highest level of Cisco certification on the hierarchy of Cisco networking solutions and implementing professional training, CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) certifications are highly desired by IT professionals.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certification Exam Review: Protocol Basics
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To earn your Cisco CCNA certification and pass the BSCI CCNP exam, you have to know your protocol basics like the back of your hand!

VARs NWN, NetTeks Cancel Merger

The marriage is off – NWN and NetTeks Technology Consultants no longer intend to merge.