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Changes in the Wind

Information Technology is an interesting market, I’ve seen a lot of different setups from where people would be Jack of All Trades Master of None to the full silo where you only know one thing, and one thing alone. When I entered the professional services market you focused on a track if you will that…

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Defusing the ISE Minefield One By One…

Came across an interesting issue today with Cisco ISE that I thought I would put out in a blog post. Anyone that has worked with ISE knows that if you change your timezone after initial configuration it’s like setting off an atomic bomb, the configuration is screwed. In my haste configuring my 7 nodes I…

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Cisco Buys Meraki

In case you haven’t heard yesterday some news leaked out a littler earlier than it should have via social media causing Cisco and Meraki to react and confirm that Cisco intends to buy Meraki for $1.2billion. If you have listened to me over on the NSA Show podcast you’ll know that I am a fan…

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I’m now known as a number!

Well the day has finally come where I regain a lot of spare time in my life, I no longer need to study for the CCIE Wireless lab. Yesterday I sat the lab at San Jose and finally got my digits. I was a little worried after my OEQs as I knew 2 of them…

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CCIE-W v2 Written: Uhm, this is ready?

Cisco recently launched their beta for the CCIE Wireless v2 Written Exam and I figured what the heck for $50 I’ll give it a shot to see what happens. Now let’s clear some things up from the start, I took the v1 beta and got a 67 on it without much studying, then when it…

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Cisco Live: Connecting Thousands

Recently 14,000+ technology geeks invaded Las Vegas for Cisco Live! 2011 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For me this was my 4th year in a row attending Cisco Live! and the 2nd in a row at Vegas. If you have never attending a Cisco Live! event in person I strongly suggest that you try to…

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Cisco Live 2011 Day 1: CCIE-W Techtorial

Today marked the first official event for Cisco Live 2011 for me and it was a good one! I sat an 8 hour techtorial revolving around the CCIE Wireless program. I was a little bummed to hear that they were focusing on v2 which is out Nov 18th 2011, but by the end of the…

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Cisco OfficeExtend AP600

Cisco recently announced their OfficeExtend AP600 which is expected to hit FCS in June ’11. I’ve been fortunate to receive one of these for testing and experimenting with and here are some of the things that I’ve learned about the AP so far. This is not mean to be an all encompassing post regarding OfficeExtend…

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