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| August 30th, 2016 | No Comments »

Yesterday during the Dell PEAK 2016 conference in Las Vegas, SonicWALL's new logo was revealed! What do you think? Read more...

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VMware VCP 5.1 training

| December 7th, 2012 | 4 Comments »
Global Knowledge Training Room

Today I wrapped up my VMware VCP 5.1 training from Global Knowledge. As I sit here on my couch, rainy/misty weather outside, I figured I'll provide a little glimpse into the training for those that may be looking to attend the course. The official name of the course is: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or ICM ...

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Stacking Cisco 3750 switches

| January 15th, 2012 | 27 Comments »
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There are a lot of articles out there on the web for Cisco's 3750 switches. However, there is no promise that those blogs will continue to stay up, so I've decided to create my own blog with my own experiences with Cisco's 3750-E's and 3750-X switches with many tips along the way! I decided to break ...

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SonicWALL NSA 250M Beta

| October 25th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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I apologize for the poor image quality. My iPhone 3G is past its prime. It says, "NSA 250 M". Last month I was asked by SonicWALL to beta test their soon to be released NSA 250M firewall. This model will be replacing the NSA 240. In my opinion, the NSA series provide an excellent line up ...

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Transformers: Great American Tour

| October 1st, 2011 | No Comments »
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Transformers, now one can meets the eye! Ok so what a treat. My Friday, September 30th 2011 ended in a 90MPH drive, one hour away from my office to a client who badly needed a very old server that we just brought back to my office last week. It was a Friday, rush hour, traffic jams ...

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Top Ten IT Certs

| September 17th, 2011 | 3 Comments »
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According to TechRepublic.com, SonicWALL's CSSA edges out Cisco's CCNA coming in at 5 and 6 respectively. I covered the CSSA course earlier this year that you can read here: SonicWALL CSSA I've honestly felt the last couple of years, Cisco has branched out a bit too far, this allowed other competitors into the market. With the recent downsizing ...

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SonicWALL-on-a-Stick

| September 10th, 2011 | 51 Comments »
SonicWALL on a Stick, SonicWALL-on-a-Stick

SonicWALL's never tasted so good! I touched up on this subject in my last blog titled, "Solutions to your SonicPoint WLAN Woes!" What I want to do here is go over what is traditionally known as "Router-on-a-Stick" or "ROAS". In this case, "SonicWALL-on-a-Stick" or "SOAS". The concept behind "ROAS" is that instead of taking a router and assigning ...

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