CCNP

September 18, 2018

LIFE AT CISCO

I Grew Up Wanting to Work for Cisco – Now, I Do!

Rafael shares how he dreamed of working at Cisco as a young boy growing up in the Dominican Republic and how his dream came true!

January 17, 2017

EDUCATION

Aligning the Analytics and Data Center Workforce to Evolving Job Roles

In the new digital era, the ability to connect data, processes and experiences are becoming critical elements of successful digital business transformation. Enterprises need to access data from anywhere, analyze it, and make real-time decisions to fuel innovation and accelerate data-driven business outcomes. A 2014 Cisco survey found that 40 percent of enterprises believe that […]

March 23, 2016

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Why Now is the Right Time for CCNP Wireless Certification

With global mobile data traffic experiencing an almost 4,000-fold growth in the past 10 years, the demand for wireless network engineers is at an all-time high and rising. Job opportunities are growing – particularly for senior level wireless engineers – and so are salaries. According to the 2016 Salary Guide released recently by Robert Half […]

June 2, 2015

CLOUD

Meeting the demand for Cloud technology skills

What makes the cloud such an attractive option for enterprises? The cloud empowers IT to act as a broker of business critical IT services. It helps the organization become a...

March 2, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

How Cisco Certifications Landed Me the Coolest Job in South Florida; Literally

When I started with my first Cisco router back in 1995, I never would have imagined I would someday be the technology lead for an ice arena of an NHL team. I also would never have predicted the impact that having a Cisco certification would have on being recruited to that position. Most of my […]

February 17, 2015

COLLABORATION

Prove Your Collaboration Expertise with Cisco Certifications

The way we work – and where we work – has changed immensely in the past decade alone. That transformation will continue with the ongoing proliferation of communications devices. According to Gartner, an estimated 40% of the workforce will be mobile by 2016. In addition, more organizations have employees in different buildings, cities, states, and […]

August 25, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Value of Cisco Certifications: Making Money Vs. Study

Imagine that you see a Tweet today inviting you to apply for a part-time networking job, something you can do in addition to your normal job. You appear to be qualified for the job, and the work looks interesting as well. However, it requires enough of your time so that you would have to set […]

March 17, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

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 […]

March 11, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

#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 […]