Cisco Articles

Cisco Breaks New Ground With Government Affairs Blog

Networking company Cisco Systems launched their first public blog last month. It’s a very interesting blog as it’s not the type of blog that would immediately spring to mind.

CCNA ICND & CCNA INTRO or 640-801: How to Choose?

With the latest version of the CCNA exam, Cisco offers two possible exam track options of either one or two exams.

Cisco CCNA Exam Tracks
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With the latest version of the CCNA exam, Cisco offers two possible exam track options of either one or two exams.

Cisco Practices Self-Defense

With what is considered the next phase of their Self-Defending Network, yesterday, Cisco Systems announced the development of the Adaptive Threat Defense (ATD).

Wall Street Disappointed with Cisco

Cisco Systems, reported a strong profit growth for the second quarter, but sales didn’t live up to Wall Street expectations.

Cisco Systems Reports Strong Net Earnings

Cisco Systems reported strong net earnings in the second quarter though sales didn’t live up to expectations.

Network Security and Cisco SAFE

While implementing a functional network design that meets an organization’s business and technical goals is critical, it is imperative that the design is properly secured.

Linux Certification Gaining Ground but Cisco Still on Top

I was interested to see that RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer) was listed in slot 3 of certifications IT professionals want to get.

Memories of a Cisco Router

It may often seem like nothing more than a sleek metal box on the outside, but the internal memory components of a Cisco router represent where much of the real magic takes place.

Cisco Certification: How To Build Your Own Home Lab

CCNA and CCNP candidates hear it all the time: “Get some hands-on experience”. From my personal experience climbing the Cisco certification ladder, I can tell you firsthand that there is no learning like hands-on learning. No simulator in the world is going to give you the experience you will get cabling and configuring your own routers.

Cisco Addresses Broader Set of Market Segments

Cisco Systems is acquiring WLAN provider, Airespace in order to expand its own WLAN portfolio.

Cisco Extends Security Management

Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held security company, Protego Networks.

Cisco to Open R&D Center in Tokyo

Cisco Systems announced its intent to open research and development center in Tokyo, Japan.

Cisco’s Opportunity Incentive Program

As part of a continuing commitment to the small-business market, Cisco is adding an Opportunity Incentive Program offer for one of its Success Builder program.

Cisco Adds Videoconferencing to Cisco MeetingPlace

Cisco announced the addition of business-quality videoconferencing capabilities to its Cisco MeetingPlace rich-media conferencing solution.

Cisco Acquires NetSolve

Cisco Systems has completed the acquisition of publicly held NetSolve of Austin, Texas.

Cisco CCNA Certification: Should You Take The One-Exam or Two-Exam Approach?

One question I’m often asked by CCNA candidates is whether to take the “one big exam”, or take the two separate exams required by Cisco to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam.

COLT’s Switched Ethernet VPN Built upon Cisco’s Platform

Cisco announced that COLT Telecom Group plc is delivering its new pan-European managed Switched Ethernet VPN service built upon Cisco’s multiservice optical transport platform.

Cisco Sponsors MIT Media Lab’s Digital Life Consortium
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Cisco Systems announced a sponsorship of MIT Media Lab’s Digital Life Consortium, further expanding its strategic relationship with MIT.

Cisco Releases Catalyst Switching Products for SMBs

Cisco Systems launched a suite of new Cisco Catalyst switching products and services specifically designed and priced for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

OneNet Deploys Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP

OneNet is deploying the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) to increase network capacity, reliability and resiliency.