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Behind the Scenes with the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team

…chance to gain real-world experience setting up massive networks at high-profile events like Cisco Live and the NBA All-Star Game. The Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team at Cisco Live US 2015 in San Diego, California Josh is a former Cisco Networking Academy instructor,  one of almost 9,500 who have taught 5.5 million students IT skills worldwide since 1997. The Networking Academy curriculum is licensed free of charge to learning institutions an…


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Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team

…s. Cisco Live isn’t the only event where Cisco is leveraging the Dream Team. Recently, Cisco partnered with the NBA to engage the Dream Team as part of the NBA All Star Game. Cisco hopes to expand on the success of these engagements and make the Dream Team program available to more entities that could utilize the unique value this group brings to the table, as well as creating more mentoring and real-world experience opportunities for the student…


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Electric Experience at the Barclays Center

The Brooklyn Nets have kicked off the 2015-2016 season at the Barclays Center, but for the first time ever the venue will also host a full slate of NHL games, as the New York Islanders have made the arena their permanent home this season. But whether fans are there to see slam-dunks or power-play action, they will undoubtedly benefit from the relentless focus of the Barclays Center to deliver one of the most technologically advanced fan experien…


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5 Ways Cisco Celebrates Youth World Skills Day All Year”

…uctors to work at Cisco Live US, Cisco’s largest customer event. For five years, another team has supported the NBA All-Star Game. There, they have the opportunity to network with experts in the field, showcase their skills for customers and employers, and work under pressure while setting up and maintaining massive event networks. NetRiders Competitions Each year, current and former Cisco Networking Academy students can compete in the NetRiders…


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Cisco and the NBA are ready for the Playoffs

Throughout the season, the NBA Replay Center has found itself at the center of some of the game’s most gripping plays. Time stands still as fans, players and coaches all wait with bated breath as the close calls are confirmed. Such was the case on March 30th when the Sacramento Kings played the Memphis Grizzlies and Courtney Lee’s jaw-dropping buzzer beater turned an intense game of basketball on its head. As the ball went in the net, no one in…


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