Posts Tagged ‘640-822’

Nov
17

INE is proud to announce the release of two brand new video products, the CCNA Routing & Switching Exam Course and the CCNA Routing & Switching Video Flashcards. Both of these products were written and delivered by Brian McGahan – three times CCIE #8593 in Routing & Switching, Security, and Service Provider – one of the most highly regarded and experienced CCIE instructors in the industry. Best of all, until Jan 1st 2012, streaming access is FREE to both the CCNA R&S Exam Course and CCNA R&S Video Flashcards, while download access to the CCNA R&S Exam Course is only $99! Additionally these classes support streaming to iPhone/iPad, Android, and Windows phone platforms, so you can take your training on the go.

To view these classes create a free account on the INE Members Site, then follow the links there once logged in.

Specifically the CCNA R&S Exam Course is a comprehensive look at the technologies covered in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching exams. With over 25 hours of instructor-led videos, this class contains both easy to understand and in-depth explanations, along with hands-on examples on the Cisco IOS Command Line Interface. The class will not only fully prepare you for the latest 640-822 ICND1 (CCENT), 640-816 ICND2, and 640-802 CCNA exams, but it will also expand your understanding of core technologies that are essential to know for beginning or advancing your career with today’s networks.

The CCNA R&S Video Flashcards are designed to help you test you knowledge before you sit for the actual ICND1, ICND2, or CCNA Composite exams. The thing that sets the Video Flashcards apart from other practice tests is that after every question, the instructor goes through a detailed explanation as to what the answer is, why it is the answer, and includes visual and hands on examples of the pertinent technology. We are considering adding Video Flashcard products for our other CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE tracks, so please post your comments below and give us some feedback about what you think of the Video Flashcard format!

Both of the above products are part of our larger All Access Pass video library. Available as a $159 per month or $1599 per year subscription, INE’s All Access Pass contains hundreds of hours of videos covering topics such as:

  • CCNA Routing & Switching
  • CCNA Voice
  • CCNA Security
  • CCNP Routing & Switching
  • CCNP Voice
  • CCNP Security
  • CCIE Routing & Switching
  • CCIE Voice
  • CCIE Security
  • CCIE Service Provider
  • And more!

Feel free to post your feedback about the new CCNA videos here, or email Brian McGahan directly at bmcgahan@ine.com.

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Jan
31

Today’s CCENT-level challenge involves the methods that are commonly used to describe and compare modern network infrastructures regarding such things as performance and structure.

ICND1-1: What common descriptive  characteristic for a modern network often encompasses a measure of the probability of a network failure called the Mean Time Between Failures or MTBF?

Answer: _________________

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Feb
23

Attention Professional and Expert Level Engineers!

Are you tired of interviewing entry-level staff with no real world knowledge or troubleshooting skills… the so-called “paper CCNA”? Instead of letting your associate engineers rely on brain dumps and memorization to pass their exams, help them build a solid foundation for the advancement of their careers with our new CCENT Class-on-Demand!

Developed from the ground up  this course teaches core networking theory and configuration fundamentals through a structured approach, and develops real-world troubleshooting skills.

Using the same hands-on learning approach offered in our CCIE-level products, our CCENT Class-on-Demand will not only provide candidates with everything they need to pass the 640-822 ICND1 exam, but also allow them to hit the ground running in production network support roles.

Students will receive the following with our CCENT Class-on-Demand:

  • Over 12 Hours of Class-on-Demand Video
  • Over 120 Practice Exam Questions
  • Hands-On Practice Labs
  • Short, Focused, Self-Paced Sessions Led By A CCIE Instructor!
  • Interactivity In Every Session
  • Constant Review Through Assessments
  • 24×7 Interactive Online Community Access

Visit http://www.internetworkexpert.com/ccent.htm to view sample videos and practice tests, and figure out if you are smarter than a CCENT!

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Nov
02

We are so excited to be debuting entry-level training in Cisco internetworking soon! This CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) training program will prove to be unique and unmatched in the Cisco training industry.

The training program will include live equipment, hands-on practice labs; Class on Demand video instruction; dynamic student assessments; and online mentoring 24 x 7; just to name a few!

All Class on Demand modules will feature CCIE-level (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) instructors. As such, students will not have to doubt for a moment the qualifications of their instructor.

Here are some highlights and unique advantages provided by the InternetworkExpert entry-level training program:

  • Personalized Class on Demand Training – the classroom training is provided by one of our 5 CCIE Senior instructors; these are the same instructors who provide the mentoring throughout the program; more information regarding these incredible instructors can be found at the InternetworkExpert main Web site
  • Interactive Class On Demand Training – too often with online, self-paced training, students just sit and watch, never given a single opportunity to interact with the training materials; InternetworkExpert Class on Demand is unveiling unparalleled levels of interactivity with CCENT training
  • Real-world training focus – our CCENT training certainly covers every point needed for success in the exam, but the main focus is ensuring our students succeed in the support of actual networks
  • Unmatched practice exams – to ensure candidates are ready for the actual exam, InternetworkExpert provides detailed practice exams for the ICND1 test; exams include hands-on practice, drag and drop, multiple choice, and other questions formats that students can expect to see on test day
  • Hands-on practice – to ensure that students succeed in real-world network environments, and to ensure success in the exam, students work through rigorous hands-on lab exercises using actual Cisco equipment; lab scenarios are real-world based to ensure candidate success in the industry
  • 24×7 mentoring support is available through Instructor Hours, the InternetworkExpert Online Community, and e-mail and Live Chat options

Be sure to watch for sample course materials on our site soon. CCENT should be available prior to Q1 2009!

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Oct
31

I. Module 1: The Operation of Data Networks

A. Cisco Network Devices

B. The OSI Model

C. The TCP/IP Model

D. Voice Over IP and Video Over IP

E. Network Diagrams

F. Network Paths

G. Common Network Problems

H. LAN versus WAN Features

II. Module 2: Implementing a Small Switched Network

A. Physical Media

B. Ethernet

C. Network Segmentation

D. Basic Switching Concepts

E. Initial Switch Configuration

F. Switch Verifications

G. Basic Switch Security

H. Common Switch Issues

III. Module 3: IP Addressing and IP Services for a Small Network

A. The Role of Addressing

B. Private versus Public Addressing

C. DHCP

D. Create and Apply an Addressing Scheme

E. NAT

F. DNS

G. Common Addressing Issues

IV. Module 4: Implementing a Small Routed Network

A. Basic Routing Concepts

B. Operation of Cisco Routers

C. Initial Switch Configuration

D. Physical Media

E. RIPv2

F. Router Management

G. Router Security

H. Router Verifications

V. Module 5: WLAN

A. Standards

B. Wireless Components

C. Wireless Configuration

D. Wireless Security

E. Common Wireless Issues

VI. Module 6: Network Security

A. Security Threats

B. The Security Policy

C. Attack Mitigation Techniques

D. Common Security Appliances and Applications

E. Best Practices

VII. Module 7: WANs

A. Connecting a WAN

B. Configure a Serial Connection

C. Verify a Serial Connection

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Oct
31

Exam Details

Exam Number: 640-822
Exam Name: ICND1
Number of Questions: 40
Total Time: 90 Minutes
Passing Score: 804
Exam Sections:
Describe the operation of data networks
Implement a small switched network
Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services for a small network
Implement a small routed network
Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigation
Implement and verify WAN links

640-822 is one of the best Cisco (written) exams I have EVER seen. It does an excellent job of testing real world skills that an entry-level technician would need to succeed supporting small routed and switched networks.

The emphasis of the exam is on basic configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco devices. While there are a smattering of definitional type theory questions, the major focus is “hands-on”, scenario based questions.

You should be ready to solve Simulations, scenario and exhibit-based multiple-choice questions, drag and drop, and standard multiple-choice queries. Be very careful about how much time you dedicate to any one question, since you might really burn the clock on a single given exercise. Time management is a key to success in this exam.

This exam does a superb job at reflecting the published exam blueprint, and as such, you can expect our course materials for CCENT to explain fully all questions.

You will feel very proud when you complete the CCENT certification with a passing score on this exam, as you will very clearly be ready to support the basic Cisco network!

Enjoy your studies!

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