CCIE Stories

We’ve Added a New CCIE Security Course to Our Video Library!

Published on: 2018-03-16

This course is part of INE’s CCIE Security v5 Technology Series. This series consists of several modules focused on many different aspects of the Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GETVPN) technology, such as operations, configuration, and redundancy. The course covers all important and ...

Quitting My CCIE Status. Time to Move On.

Published on: 2018-03-14

Its been 17 years since I achieved CCIE status. It was great but its not my future.

CiscoLive 2018

Published on: 2018-03-09

For the first time I am going to be at CiscoLive US in June (thanks to CSC Designated VIP program …Continue reading →

WLC Netflow with ExtraHop

Published on: 2018-02-20

In a recent post I talked about ExtraHop product & its capability when it comes to network monitoring. In this …Continue reading →

Taking the CCIE Lab in RTP

Published on: 2016-07-29

Cisco's campus in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is one of only two places in the United States where candidates can complete a CCIE lab exam (the other being in San Jose, California). People fly in from all over the eastern US and beyond to spend a day taking the exam. Lots of folks ...

Giving without Expectations

Published on: 2018-01-08

I just came back from 6 weeks of holidays in Sri Lanka. Primary objective of my trip was spending time …Continue reading →

Network Monitoring with ExtraHop

Published on: 2017-10-24

Recently I got an opportunity to work with a product called “ExtraHop“. If you are already familiar with that product …Continue reading →

CCNA – Cybersecurity Scholarship

Published on: 2017-10-20

In this post I am going to review CCNA – Cybersecurity certification & Scholarship program Cisco is offering. I was …Continue reading →

Indiana Hurricane Heat (HH-116)

Published on: 2017-07-16

You might have read my blog posts on my first Hurricane Heat experience in Chicago here and here. If not, they might be worth reviewing for some of the basics of Hurricane Heat (HH) mechanics. That said, let’s dive right into the story.It was the best of times; it was the worst of times – oh ...

CCIE Cont Ed Credits or How to milk your CCIE’s!

Published on: 2017-06-06

In case you missed it Learning@Cisco as finally announced their plan for Continuing Education Credits as a way to renew your CCIE instead of having to take an exam. You can read all the “official” stuff over at this link but let me break some things down as to why this is the dumbest ...

SourceFire & AMP showing up on CCNP: Security

Published on: 2016-09-22

Looks like the SITCS Exam, that is part of the CCNP: Security exam is going from v1.0 to v1.5. SITCS is the exam oriented around 'Implementing Cisco Threat Control Soluation'. Now, it only makes sense as the original version of this exam was more geared towards Cisco IPS & CX which has since ...

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