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IPv6 Migration from IPv4: a Practical Guide (with bonus)

The Internet was initially designed to support end-to-end connectivity i.e. every device/host on the Internet should be able to “talk” to every other device directly like in a peer to peer model. As such, when the Internet was conceived and IPv4 was chosen (and IPv6 was not even an idea!) …

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The practical guide to Cisco Career Certification Programs

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Cisco Systems employs over 70,000 people and is best known for routing and switching products that can be found in businesses across the globe.  The networking titan also manages one of the most comprehensive, relevant and respected certification programs in the IT world. Whether you’re new to networking or a …

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How to Configure HSRP on a Cisco Router (with GSN3 lab)

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Hot Standby Routing Protocol or HSRP, is a Cisco proprietary protocol that allows two or more routers to work together to represent a single IP address for a particular network. HSRP, as well as Virtual Route Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) are considered high-availability network services that allow for almost immediate fail …

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Low latency networks for financial and trading applications

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Financial and trading firms don’t care about a “fair game”, all they care is winning and making a profit. Thanks to high-end technology, they have the ability to trade extremely fast which gives them advantages on the market. Low latency networks are the weapons of choice! The trading game is …

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