Tips for acing the new CCNA exams

Doesn’t it feel like vendors always update their certifications as soon as you get comfortable with them? Well, it’s happening again! Cisco has updated its main associate-level routing and switching certification, the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). But don’t fret; the content that’s getting a reboot only makes up about 25 percent of the test. […]

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Is there an affordable way to get your CCNA Video cert?

Like many of the other niche Cisco certifications, the new (as of Jan 2013) Cisco Certified Network Associate – Video certification (CCNA Video) has been gaining steam in the network video/voice community. Let’s take a look at some of the current recommendations for successfully passing the 200-001 VIVND exam, which is the last video-specific exam […]

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Installing Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP)

The Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) application is a GUI based management tool for the Integrated Service Routers (ISR); it takes the place of the former Security Device Manager (SDM) application that existed on previous iterations of the Cisco router product lines. It makes the configuration and troubleshooting of an ISR easier for those not familiar […]

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The next generation VPN is Cisco’s AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

When researching security options that are available from Cisco, one of the words that is hard to miss is AnyConnect. Cisco has developed the AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client as a “next generation” Virtual Private Network (VPN) client. AnyConnect is not limited to providing VPN access; it has a number of other capabilities that enable an […]

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Quick Guide to Cisco ASA Models

One of the most (if not the most) important parts of a modern network is the hardware and software that is used to secure it. There was a time (many years ago) when devices on the Internet could be rather complacent with their security without worrying about the constant threat of attack; those days have […]

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