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My Experience with the Cisco TSHOOT Beta Exam

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Feb 8, 2011 10:20:00 AM

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A Case Study on Root Port Selection

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Feb 8, 2011 10:20:00 AM

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Changes to the CCNP Program

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Feb 8, 2011 10:20:00 AM

By Bryan Baize, CCIE #16139

Cisco has recently announced a revamp of the CCNP program. To begin this process, Cisco ordered a Job Task Analysis (JTA) to discover what the marketplace really expects from a CCNP certified professional. The participants in the JTA included subject matter experts from all over the world.

The results of the JTA indicate that it is time for the CCNP to get back to the basics of routing and switching and also bring back troubleshooting. Overall, the marketplace would like the CCNP professional to be a more a self-sufficient and freethinking network engineer. The IT professionals surveyed indicated that the CCNP job role would include three items:

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