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  1. Help! I Have to Pass a Certification Exam By Rhonda Goetz
    Are you nervous? You should be! One of the most difficult things I ever did was preparing and passing a certification exam. I wish someone had told me the things I am about to tell you.So you are nervous about taking a certification exam? These exams are not easy. But preparing wisely will help reduce some of your anxiety and allow you to concentrate on important stuff, like the correct answers!The very first thing to do is to identify your learning style. If you are not sure about yours, th…


  2. Cisco CCNA Certification: Passwords, Passwords, Passwords! By Chris Bryant
    When you’re looking at a Cisco router configuration, figuring out what the different passwords do can be a little confusing at first. But as I tell all my students, the key to understanding something that looks complex is to break it down to smaller parts.Having said that, let’s take a look at a typical running configuration and then break it down line by line to make sure you understand what each password is doing. This is a must for success on exam day and on the job!Username r1 password r…


  3. ISO 9000 Certification and Consulting By Peter Emerson
    The process of becoming ISO 9000 certified can be intimidating. The manuals regarding standards and certification are written in such a way that most of us can barely comprehend what they are saying. Fortunately, several specialists are available to assist in the process. These specialists are experts in providing ISO 9000 consulting.ISO 9000 consultants can help you to understand and effectively manage new and existing standards. By enlisting the help of a qualified professional, you can be a…


  4. Cisco Certification: A Survival Guide To The Cisco Cable Jungle By Chris Bryant
    One of the most confusing parts of beginning your Cisco studies is keeping all the cable types separate in your mind, and then remembering what they’re used for. This often occurs when a CCNA or CCNP candidate starts putting together their own home practice lab, and they suddenly realize that they have the equipment to run labs, but not the cables.With this in mind, here are some common Cisco cable types and their primary use.First, there’s the regular old “straight-through cable”, so named b…


  5. Cisco Certification: Don't Delay Those CCNA Studies! By Chris Bryant
    Every once in a while, a rumor floats that Cisco’s getting ready to change the version number of their CCNA and CCNP exams, which also means the questions will be changed.This prompts a flurry of posts to certification boards around the ‘Net (and my mailbox!), with Cisco certification candidates in particular wondering if they should hold off on their studies until the next exam versions come out.The answer is an unequivocal no. NO. You should never delay your studies for any reason, but esp…


  6. Cisco CCNA Certification: Becoming A Truly Valuable CCNA By Chris Bryant
    I've been active in the Cisco Certification track for four years, working my way from the CCNA to the coveted Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert title, and during that time I've conducted job interviews and casual conversations with hundreds of CCNAs and CCNA candidates.The CCNA is an exciting beginning to your Cisco career, but just having the certification simply isn't enough. A recruiter or interviewer isn't going to be impressed just with the cert you've got to have some real-world knowle…


  7. Cisco CCNA Certification: Becoming A Truly Valuable CCNA By Chris Bryant
    I've been active in the Cisco Certification track for four years, working my way from the CCNA to the coveted Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert title, and during that time I've conducted job interviews and casual conversations with hundreds of CCNAs and CCNA candidates.The CCNA is an exciting beginning to your Cisco career, but just having the certification simply isn't enough. A recruiter or interviewer isn't going to be impressed just with the cert; you've got to have some real-world know…


  8. Certification Skullduggery By John Dir
    On the surface, the race for certifications in software, hardware, networking, and other technical disciplines sounds like a wonderful idea for ensuring companies receive the level of expertise they need to receive optimal efficiency and talent for their operations. Many employers seeking the best talent have certainly bought in on this hype from the industry’s rush to set up a certification test for almost anything. Despite the popularity of these practices, there is an ominous and insidiou…


  9. CCNA 640-801 Certification Primer By Seema Kannan
    The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification is meant for career enhancement as well as gaining knowledge of the LAN/WAN technologies currently available for implementation. Hence, CCNA Certification can be obtained by IT professionals who have been a part of the industry for a considerable time and are interested in furthering their career in terms of role enhancement and salary. Individuals who are beginning their career and want to move towards LAN/WAN management may also purs…


  10. Certify This By John Dir
    Within the scope of my career, the advent of technical certifications is possibly the worst thing that ever came down the pike. I have already written some material on this subject, but this practice has caused me so much anguish, I wanted to add more fuel to the fire. If one is willing to overlook the fact that certification testing was originally introduced by software and hardware vendors as a means to produce additional streams of income, there are other issues that make this practice ev…


  11. Cisco Certification: Suggested Toplogies For Your Home CCNA / CCNP Lab By Chris Bryant
    When you make the decision to put your own home lab together for your CCNA and CCNP studies (a very wise decision, if I may say so!), the hardest part is figuring out how to spend your budget. Do you spend it all on the routers and go with a cheaper 1900 switch, knowing that the 640-801 (CCNA), 640-821 (Intro), and 640-811 (ICND) exams now place a premium on knowing the ins and outs of a 2950 switch? Do you buy a frame relay switch? Do you buy an access server?One factor to keep in mind whe…


  12. Cisco Certification: Introduction To ISDN, Part I By Chris Bryant
    From the CCNA to the CCIE, ISDN is one of the most important technolgies you'll work with. It's also very common in the field; ISDN is frequently used as a backup connection in case an organization's Frame Relay connections go down. Therefore, it's important to know ISDN basics not only for your particular exam, but for job success.ISDN is used between two Cisco routers that have BRI or PRI interfaces. Basically, with ISDN one of the routers places a phone call to the other router. It is v…


  13. Cisco Certification: What To Expect On Exam Day By Chris Bryant
    Cisco Certification: Taking Your First Certification ExamYou’ve studied hard; you’ve practiced your configurations; you’ve used your flash cards over and over again; and finally, the big day is here. Your first certification exam!For many Cisco certification candidates, their first exam is the CCNA Composite exam or one of the two exams that make up the CCNA, the Introduction To Networking exam or the ICND (Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices) exam.Walking into a testing center for the …


  14. Cisco Certification: What To Do DURING Your Exam! By Chris Bryant
    There are plenty of articles out there about how to prepare for Cisco exams. However, there are also things you can do to increase your chances of success on exam day during the most important part of the entire process -- the time that you're actually taking the test.I've taken many a certification exam over the years, and helped thousands of others prep for theirs. Here are the five things you must do on exam day to maximize your efforts.1. Show up on time. Yes, I know everyone says that…


  15. Computer Certification: Keeping Your Cool On Exam Day By Chris Bryant
    When you wake up on exam day, one of two things is going to happen. Well, yes, you're going to pass or fail. But what I'm thinking of comes before that, and has a lot to do with how you perform on exam day.You're either going to have a tremendous feeling of anticipation or the dreaded feeling of being nervous about it. Anticipation is a great thing to feel on exam day. You're driving to the exam center, excited about the exam. You're much like a football player, slapping another player on …


  16. Cisco Certification: The Joy Of Hex By Chris Bryant
    Cisco certification candidates, particularly CCNA candidates, must master binary math. This includes basic conversions, such as binary-to-decimal and decimal-to-binary, as well as more advanced scenarios involving subnetting and VLSM.There’s another conversion that might rear its ugly head on your Cisco exam, though, and that involves hexadecimal numbering.Newcomers to hexadecimal numbering are often confused as to how a letter of the alphabet can possibly represent a number. Worse, they may…


  17. Securing Your Future And Your Network WIth Cisco's CCSP Certification By Chris Bryant
    You don't need me to tell you that security is the #1 concern in today's networks. With that in mind, your career path must include some security certifications, or you will be left behind.Cisco's Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) certification demands a candidate be well-rounded and well-versed in Cisco security measures. Besides the difficultly we've all come to expect from a Cisco exam, this five-exam path covers every major aspect of network security (from Cisco's viewpoint, any…


  18. Cisco Certification: How To Become A Truly Valuable CCNA By Chris Bryant
    I've been active in the Cisco Certification track for four years, working my way from the CCNA to the coveted Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert title, and during that time I've conducted job interviews and casual conversations with hundreds of CCNAs and CCNA candidates.The CCNA is an exciting beginning to your Cisco career, but just having the certification simply isn't enough. A recruiter or interviewer isn't going to be impressed just with the cert; you've got to have some real-world know…


  19. Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certification: How And Why To Build An Etherchannel By Chris Bryant
    CCNA and CCNP candidates are well-versed in Spanning-Tree Protocol, and one of the great things about STP is that it works well with little or no additional configuration. There is one situation where STP works against us just a bit while it prevents switching loops, and that is the situation where two switches have multiple physical connections.You would think that if you have two separate physical connections between two switches, twice as much data could be sent from one switch to the other…


  20. Cisco Certification: The OSI Model, Part I By Chris Bryant
    To conquer the Introduction To Cisco Networking exam, and to begin the process of becoming an expert network troubleshooter, you have to master the OSI model and learn what happens at each of the seven layers.In this three-part series, we'll examine each level of the OSI model, paying particular attention to the details that will help you pass the CCNA exams and give you the foundation you need to become a true networking professional.We'll start at the top layer, the Application layer.It won'…


  21. Cisco Certifications Overview By Kashif Raza
    General Certifications and Focused CertificationsCisco offers three levels of general certification representing increasing levels of expertise: Associate, Professional, and Expert (CCIE). Different tracks across these levels align with varying career needs. A variety of focused Cisco Qualified Specialist certifications are available as well to show knowledge in specific technologies, solutions or job roles.CCNAThe CCNA certification (Cisco Certified Network Associate) indicates a foundation i…


  22. Cisco Certification: Building Your Home Lab, Part II By Chris Bryant
    In the first part of this home lab tutorial, CCNA and CCNP candidates can see that there are a LOT of choices when it comes to what to buy to build your own Cisco practice lab.Having been there myself, I know it's confusing to decide how many routers or switches to buy, and what I need at the minimum to run labs and get some great hands-on practice. Let's take a look at some lab configurations and some other lab equipment you may need.A starter practice lab will consist of two Cisco routers…


  23. Cisco Certification: Building Your Own Home Lab, Part I By Chris Bryant
    CCNAs and CCNA candidates hear it all the time: 'Get some hands-on experience'. From my personal experience climbing the Cisco certification ladder, I can tell you firsthand that there is no learning like hands-on learning. No simulator in the world is going to give you the experience you will get cabling and configuring your own routers.Whenever I mention this to one of my students, they always say it costs too much. The truth is, it is cheaper now to build your own CCNA and CCNP lab tha…


  24. Cisco Certification: The OSI Model Isn't Just For Exams Anymore! By Chris Bryant
    There's nothing I enjoy more than teaching Cisco technologies, especially CCNA candidates. Whether it's in-person or online, everyone's excited to be there. There's a sense of anticipation in the air, and everyone is ready to work hard, get their hands on the racks of Cisco routers and switches I have available...... and then I break out the OSI model chart. Chins slump. People sigh, or at least wish they hadn't ordered decaf that morning.Okay, it's not that bad. But it does temper the …


  25. Cisco Certification: Taking Your First Certification Exam By Chris Bryant
    You've studied hard; you've practiced your configurations; you've used your flash cards over and over again; and finally, the big day is here. Your first certification exam!For many Cisco certification candidates, their first exam is the CCNA Composite exam or one of the two exams that make up the CCNA, the Introduction To Networking exam or the ICND (Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices) exam.Walking into a testing center for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. You've go…






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