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Re: CCIE- Paths - (A Non technical question) posted 07/10/2007
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On 7/10/07, Muhammad Nasim <muhammad.nasim@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
This really hurts me :) as I am going towards my CCIE w/o having CCIE R/S

but believe me I can do VLAN Configuration on the switches :)

Its really amazing that a CCIE Sec don't know how to do VLAN configuration
on the switches

On 7/10/07, Salau, Yemi <yemi.salau@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > In all honesty, I don't see any reason why Security CCIEs should be > dealing with FrameRelay, however to hear that, they there are few ones > who can't deal with VLAN configuration on switches is simply > overwhelming. > > Many Thanks > > Yemi Salau > > -----Original Message----- > From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of > Tony Schaffran > Sent: Monday, July 09, 2007 4:33 PM > To: 'Anekwe, Abdul'; ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: RE: CCIE- Paths - (A Non technical question) > > In my opinion, it is not really about which path has more value, it is > more > about applying that path you have chosen. > > What path is your career taking you? Are you more of a security > engineer or > a voice engineer? Are you looking at being an instructor where you > might > consider getting each one? > > Have you heard of the term, jack of all trades, master of none? > Multiple > CCIE does not necessarily mean more valuable. Value is determined by > the > needs of the employer. > > It is not the CCIE path that will determine the value, but rather how > you > apply yourself in that path. > > Regardless of what path you decide to take, consider starting with the > R&S > as it is the foundation to most networking. > > I have seen a number of Security CCIE's that had no clue how to > configure a > Frame Relay interface or even a simple VLAN configuration on a switch. > For > me, I would not have much confidence in their CCIE abilities at that > point. > > Good luck. > > > Tony Schaffran > Network Analyst > CCIE #11071 > CCNP, CCNA, CCDA, > NNCDS, NNCSS, CNE, MCSE > > > Your #1 choice for online Cisco rack rentals. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of > Anekwe, Abdul > Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2007 5:56 PM > To: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: CCIE- Paths - (A Non technical question) > > All, ..I'm real curious. Been in the network engineering field for like > 12 years, and after passing the CCIE-RS written and failing at the lab, > I took time off, but I'm back at it again (passed the written and now > prepping for my lab). But I have a question for you all. > > > > ... in today's market place, which one is more valuable. > > > > CCIE-Voice, CCIE R&S, CCIE Security or another other CCIE path? > > > > I'm just curious there anyone more asked about than the other? > Any more valuable in today's market place than the other? What are > clients, employee's asking about when it comes to skill set or demands. > > > > Curious to hear your input. > > > > Oh by the way....been a silent listener to Groupstudy for years. Very > very good bulletin board.. Been like that for sometime. > > > > > > > > IMPORTANT: The information contained in this email and/or its > attachments is > confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the > sender > immediately by reply and immediately delete this message and all its > attachments. Any review, use, reproduction, disclosure or dissemination > of > this message or any attachment by an unintended recipient is strictly > prohibited. Neither this message nor any attachment is intended as or > should > be construed as an offer, solicitation or recommendation to buy or sell > any > security or other financial instrument. Neither the sender, his or her > employer nor any of their respective affiliates makes any warranties as > to > the > completeness or accuracy of any of the information contained herein or > that > this message or any of its attachments is free of viruses. > > _______________________________________________________________________ > Subscription information may be found at: > > > _______________________________________________________________________ > Subscription information may be found at: > > > _______________________________________________________________________ > Subscription information may be found at: > >

Muhammad Nasim
Network Engineer
Saudi Arabia

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