Staying Connected at Northern Kentucky University
Northern Kentucky University is among the fastest growing universities in Kentucky. It hosts over 15,000 students with about 13,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. The goal of the wireless...
Crucible and Chrysalis: The personal value of the expert-level certification process
Introduction The choice to begin pursuing an expert-level certification is often made lightly. After experiencing the training, study and testing process of the associate-level and the professional-level certifications, it is understandable to expect that the expert level is more of the same; more advanced, but essentially a logical progression. This is a fair conclusion and […]
Why I Certify
I’m a addicted to certifications. I’ve always been good at taking tests, but I didn’t realize how rewarding it could be until relatively recently. I had been in IT for 15 years as a sysadmin and certification had never seemed valuable to me. In 2009, I made the shift from working primarily as a System […]
#CiscoChampion Radio S1|Ep4: Cisco Certifications
#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists, hosted by Cisco’s Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja). This week we’re talking about Cisco Certifications. Listen to the Podcast Featured Guests: Cisco Champion: Stephen Rodriguez (@WiFiJanitor) Cisco Subject Matter Experts: Antonella Corno, Errol Hayward (@errolhayward), Matt Saunders (@citylifematt) Highlights: Developing Cisco Certifications from the outside in, looking at currrent job roles in the […]
Built Cisco-Tough CCIE is 20 years strong
Cisco Champions ask Challenging Questions. This is the second in a blog series presented by Carlos Dominguez and Jimmy Ray Purser. Check out the first blog by Carlos here. I recently had an opportunity to sit down with our Cisco Champions to discuss a range of topics about technology. Here’s a question that was top […]
Two Million Career Certifications, 20 Years Strong
Cisco began issuing certifications in 1993 to distinguish the best of breed Internetwork experts worldwide. As technology has made extraordinary advancements over the years, the Cisco certification program has continually kept learners up-to-date while addressing the growing skills gap in networking. Today, Learning@Cisco is proud to celebrate two significant milestones: the 20th anniversary of the […]
Live: 802.11ac with No Strings Attached
Coming off a busy week at Interop Las Vegas, we have recorded another info-packed podcast with the popular wireless networking podcast group “No Strings Attached Show”. The topic...
Next Generation Data Centers Need Next Generation Skills
The Cisco Global Cloud Index reports that annual global data center IP traffic will reach 6.6 zettabytes by the end of 2016 at a compound annual growth rate of 31 percent. The growth of data and these new technologies impacts not only IT systems and infrastructures, but also the professionals that design, install, operate and […]