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June 08, 2017
The latest Cisco recertification program adds continuing education as an option to keeping the CCIE and CCDE current. But the cost of courses will make the offering expensive.
November 01, 2016
When traditional voice engineering went the way of the dinosaurs, many of its practitioners had to evolve.
October 03, 2016
Despite old school ways, academic tides slowly turn in SDN's favor -- as textbooks and instructors recognize network programming is here to stay.
April 01, 2016
Behind every great application is a great network, and this is especially true for the Internet of Things. Its futuristic use cases often sound like something out of a science-fiction movie, and it takes a fast, reliable and View All News
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