certifications

August 5, 2019

DEVELOPER

How Do I Get Started Learning Network Automation? – Revisited

Cisco Certifications offer a huge value to engineers looking to learn and prove new skills. The new DevNet Certification paths offer a new tool to help guide your learning.

March 6, 2018

DEVELOPER

How Do I Get Started Learning Network Programmability?  

Learning Labs, Sandboxes, live events, certification courses, and even a network programmability basics video course offer excellent resources to get you launched on your network programming journey.

September 22, 2017

PERSPECTIVES

Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops Scholarship: The Ins and Outs!

Cisco had developed a new certification in order to reduce the global cybersecurity skills gap that has been reported throughout various sources. This certification is called the CCNA Cyber Ops and it is along the lines of what a Security Analyst in a Security Operations Center (SOC) does.

November 13, 2015

EDUCATION

The Importance of Security Skills in Today’s Workplace

Information technology and its use have transformed every aspect of society. In today’s digital economy, every company requires effective security to protect their information. Security breaches mean lost intellectual property, compromised customer information, and reduced customer confidence. These are critical considerations as organizations become more agile and try to grow their business models to leverage […]

September 15, 2015

EDUCATION

Refreshed Wireless and Design Certifications Offer Up-to-date Skills for IT Professionals

As the technology landscape continues its rapid transformation, those who work in the industry are faced with the constant challenge of keeping their skills up-to-date. To address the needs of professionals looking to build, assess and continually reinforce wireless technology or network design expertise throughout the spectrum of their career, we are announcing updates to […]

May 20, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 19. Cisco Learning Network Update

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about Cisco Learning Network (CLN) Updates with Cisco Learning Network Community Managers Matt Saunders and Brett Lovins. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the […]

September 30, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Network Consulting Engineers: Evolving with Confidence

Customers reach out to Cisco Services because they have confidence in our skills and abilities. One way we build that confidence for our customers—and for ourselves—is through certifications and...

May 1, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Summary: The Value of Certifications – A Top Five List

I hold Cisco certifications in high regard not only for providing excellent training for supporting Cisco products but for first and foremost providing a firm foundation and platform on which to grow as a network engineer. Read my full article to find out my top five reasons for certifying.

The Value of Certifications – A Top Five List

I’m new to the blog writing world but have been in the networking industry for several years now.  When I got started back in 2007, I was working my first job after graduating college and was recruited into a communications role, fresh out of the help desk, which I had landed the year prior. Cisco’s […]