Category Archives: CCIE General

The Top 5 CCIE Myths Webinar is Today


Earning a Cisco CCIE certification is no joke! Just how difficult is it? Here’s what one of Cisco experts had to say:

“Everyone agrees it is one of the most difficult certifications to achieve,” says CBT Nuggets trainer Anthony Sequeira. “Period. In any field. It is often compared to the Bar exam or Medical Boards.”

But pursuing Cisco expert-level certs doesn’t have to be scary. Join us for our upcoming “5 Myths About CCIE” webinar with Anthony. During the 30-minute presentation, he will highlight and dispel five myths about CCIE certification. Bring questions, as Anthony will answer them as time permits. Register below, and get ready to gain insight into what it’s like to pursue a CCIE cert!

What: “5 Myths about CCIE” webinar featuring Anthony Sequeira

When: 10 a.m. (Pacific Time) Tuesday, June 30

Register here.

Hope to see you there! If you cannot make the live event – we will be posting a recording! If you want – just comment here and I can reply to you with a link to the recording when it is ready.

CCIE R&S VPN Technologies Course Complete!

Are you nervous when it comes to the VPN technologies in your CCIE R&S Written and Lab exams? Have no fear – the CBT Nuggets course is here!

Master these important technologies using the straightforward and easy to digest CBT Nuggets format. The complete course video listing is here:
1. Welcome to Part 4 of CCIE RS v5 All-In-One (3 min)

2. MPLS Labels (8 min)

3. LSRs (7 min)

4. LSPs (7 min)

5. Bonus Tip: The Cisco Feature Navigator (5 min)

6. Label Distribution (7 min)

7. The LFIB (6 min)

8. Creating the Provider Core Topology (15 min)

9. Configuring Basic MPLS (8 min)

10. Verifying Basic MPLS (12 min)

11. LDP at the CLI (20 min)

Continue reading CCIE R&S VPN Technologies Course Complete!

What is Your CCIE R&S Practice Rack?

I am really looking forward to the Layer 2 IOS and ASAv coming to Cisco VIRL Personal Edition this month (April 2015). This will permit me to lab up scenarios for my students of R&S that include switching and also to have great practice with many Security technologies at the same time.


I would love to hear from those of you on the CCIE R&S track regarding your practice rack currently…are you doing GNS3 with IOU, rack rentals, your own rack in the basement, Cisco Learning Network Store?

Let me know in the comments below and be as specific. You might also share any negatives or positives with your practice equipment approach. This will benefit many of our readers I believe…