new cisco certification paths Feb 2020

Major Cisco Certification Changes – New Cisco CCNA, CCNP Enterprise, Specialist, DevNet and more from Feb. 2020

Cisco announced a major update to their CCNA, CCNP and CCIE certification program at Cisco Live last week, with the changes happening on the 24th  February 2020.   CCNA and CCENT Certification The 10 current CCNA tracks (CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Cloud, CCNA Collaboration, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA Data Center, CCNA Industrial, CCNA Security, […]

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Making ACI Configurations Consistent

This posting is a small update to the Cisco ACI section in my previous blog titled About Network Design Principles. How can one achieve consistency of ACI configuration? Why is this a concern? In doing network assessments, I frequently compare configurations. I use a “golden config” and NotePad++ (Windows) or DiffMerge (Mac) for side-by-side comparison […]

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NetFlow Analyzer: Free Download, Step-by-Step Installation, Configuration & Optimization Windows – Linux

In our previous article we explained how a Netflow Analyzer can help you gain visibility into your user traffic, application traffic and data flows while at the same time analyze traffic patterns, detect unusual traffic, verify bandwidth availability, detect Quality of Service (QoS) problems and a lot more. In this article we will introduce Network Analyzer […]

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Six Tips to Help with Your Next Configuration Audit

Six Tips to Help with Your Next Configuration Audit

In the modern enterprise, configuration audits are central to managing an efficient and up-to-date network. Configuration audits – whether functional or physical – help NetOps ensure that their increasingly complex, multi-system, multi-standard enterprise is validated properly and running like a top. Here are six tips for making your next configuration audit error free and easier […]

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