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Subnetting Basics

For some, sub-netting can be as hard to learn as a new language.  Even the reason for sub-netting  can be lost in all the tech jargon.   Taking the process of sub-netting one step at a time is the best way to learn.   TechRepublic has a great article on the basics of subnetting.  Cisco IP subnetting 101: Five things you should know In addition, the article has some great links at the end that are great resources for those that may be working on their CompTIA Network+ or Cisco CCNA certifications.


August 16, 2010 Posted by | Certification, Cisco, CompTIA | Leave a comment

Go For Strata Green IT Certification

CompTIA recently announced a new certification, Strata Green IT.  This certification is based upon cost cutting and energy saving techniques that can be implemented in the IT world.  If your looking for employment, many companies today are undertaking “green” initiatives, this certification is a great way for you to demonstrate that you have the knowledge to implement those techniques in the IT infrastructure. In order to to pass this exam you must have A+ and Server+ equivalent knowledge as well as knowledge on virtualization techniques and centralized storage components such as SANS and NAS devices.  If you would like additional information about this certification, check out CompTIA’s web site:   CompTIA Strata Green IT

June 16, 2010 Posted by | Certification, CompTIA | Leave a comment