Category Archives: Cisco

Share The Knowledge…Mr “Scrooge”

I began my career in networks at a medium sized ISP in the center of town. On my first day at work I was tasked to permit only some specific users internet access in a configured NAT ACL for one … Continue reading

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The Value of Experience In Network Engineering

I was a freshly minted CCNA, the culminative effort of about 4 months continuous study. In this period i read Todd Lammle’s 1,000+ page certification guide cover to cover, spent numerous hours in Packet Tracer and GNS3, and watched every … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Network!!!

If you are responsible for any network of any size, you are going to share some of the sentiments of this semi-rant… Now is there a day that goes by without having the Desktop, Server, Applications or Database teams blaming … Continue reading

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You Can Get Into IT From a Non-Tech Background

Recently, I stopped to make an inquiry about the wireless home internet packages of an ISP at a local mall and being the techie that I am I got down to asking some very technical questions. “Is this running over … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Becoming a CCIE Pt 1

I passed my CCIE written exam in October 2013 after 8 months of intermittent studying. Life does really get in the way if you know what i mean. From the onset, the plan was to slug it out in either … Continue reading

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