Oct
04
As many of you already know, the launch date for the CCIE Data Center Lab Exam is approaching soon. The CCIE Data Center Written Exam is now live, and lab scheduling will come online in the coming weeks. At INE, we’ve completed two out of our three planned online classes for CCIE DC - CCIE Data Center Nexus Switching and CCIE Data Center Storage Networking. Videos from the Nexus class are currently available for download and streaming, and Storage is currently in post-processing and will be... Read More
Sep
05
This past week Mark Snow and I completed the first of three of our CCIE Data Center Live Online Bootcamps - Nexus Switching. This class focused on the core Layer 2 Switching and Layer 3 Routing features of Nexus NX-OS on the 7000, 5500, and 2000 platforms, and the Data Center specific applications of the platforms with technologies such as vPC, FabricPath, and OTV, just to name a few. The videos from class are now in post-processing, and will be available both for download and in streaming... Read More
Aug
17
Edit: For those of you that want to take a look first-hand at these packets, the Wireshark PCAP files referenced in this post can be found here One of the hottest topics in networking today is Data Center Virtualized Workload Mobility (VWM). For those of you that have been hiding under a rock for the past few years, workload mobility basically means the ability to dynamically and seamlessly reassign hardware resources to virtualized machines, often between physically disparate locations, while... Read More
Aug
14
As any CCIE candidate knows, there is no escape from the hours and hours of reading that comes along with preparing for the written exam and the lab exam.  The new CCIE Data Center certification is no exception. There is a lot of prerequisite reading that should be done before sitting down at the keyboard and pounding away at the CLI, and we have compiled a manageable list that we are recommending candidates to go through before attending our upcoming CCIE Data Center Live Online Bootcamps. Read More

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