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Study the CCNA for Free

If you are just getting started in networking many people will recommend knocking out the CCNA certification.  I would probably agree with that.  Personally, when I got the CCNA I had a networking / systems admin job before hand and did just fine without the cert.  The CCNA study, however, gave me the opportunity to focus on the material and to expand a bit outside of what I worked with daily.  The CCNA is a prerequisite of a lot of other training courses offered on other Cisco technologies as well. The CCNA, or any certification for that matter, can be … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Software for Students!

Hey if you’re like me you have gone through high school or college hacking away with free, cheap, or otherwise obtained software. (We won’t go into that….) It works, typically, but now there is a better way. Students can actually obtain some of the finer Microsoft products free of charge. If you’re a student check out http://www.dreamspark.com. You will have to register and go through a verification process but once that’s completed it’s off to downloading! The site offers developments tools for games and general applications, the SQL Server platform, Virtual PC, and the Windows server operating systems themselves. This … Continue reading

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