Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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Ask an Expert: Wi-Fi
Using 802.1X authentication with WPA2-Enterprise offers the greatest Wi-Fi security possible today. Whether you're an administrator or just a user of a Wi-Fi network secured with WPA/WPA2-Enterprise, you can learn from Eric Geier how to get non-802.1X computers and devices onto your network.

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• CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide, by Jeremy Cioara and Michael Valentine: Understanding the Cisco IP Phone Concepts and Registration

• Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) Foundation Learning Guide, by Sean Wilkins: Designing Remote Connectivity

• Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 1 (CIPT1) Foundation Learning Guide, by Dennis Samuel Hartmann and Joshua Samuel Finke: Digit Manipulation (CCNP Voice)

Friday, October 28, 2011

Multiple JOB OPENINGS - USA Mid-West

We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following positions.

Grand Rapids, MI

  • Cisco Pre-Sales Solutions Specialist

Novi, MI

  • Account Executive

South Bend, IN

  • Cisco Systems Engineer

Carmel, IN

  • Systems Engineer - Unified Communications
  • Account Executive

Cincinnati, OH

  • Account Executive

Cleveland, OH

  • Account Executive
  • (2) Systems Engineers - Unified Communications

Columbus, OH

  • Account Executive
  • Cisco Unified Communications Engineer
  • Storage Engineer

Madison, WI

  • Pre-Sales Engineer (Cisco, Virtualization, Storage)
  • Cisco UC Engineer
  • Cisco Data Center Engineer
  • Cisco Route/Switch Engineer
  • Cisco Wireless Engineer
  • Cisco Security Engineer
  • VMWare Engineer
  • Storage Solution Architect

Springfield, IL

  • Cisco Unified Communication Engineer

There positions are all FULL-TIME and offer a very competitive compensation package for qualified individuals and relocation is available.

Please provide us with the following information to help expedite the process.
1). Resume
2). Current Location
3). Open to relocation?
4). Where would you relocate?
5). Citizen/GC/H1B?
6). Current Salary?
7). Preferred Salary?

If you have any questions regarding the jobs mentioned above, please feel free to contact me.

Bryan Kapper
Senior Recruiter
972-712-1680 (Office)

Platinum Placement Services
3100 King Rd., Suite B
St. Clair, MI 48954

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

JOB OPENING - Telecommunications Engineer – CISCO experience:

Swagelok is looking for a talented Telecommunication Engineer with CISCO focused experience. They will be
responsible for moderately complex engineering and/or analytical activities associated with one or more technical areas
within the telecom function (network design, engineering, implementation, operations/user support). Candidates must
have two or more years of experience working with CISCO routers and switches, CISCO VoIP phones (call manager),
Unity voicemail, CISCO wireless access points, and CISCO CCX (Contact Center Express). Experience using Nexus
switching is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:
• Configure, monitor and troubleshoot wide-area connections across the four dimensions of the enterprise
architecture: suppliers, distributors, centralized and decentralized sites.
• Configure, monitor and troubleshoot bandwidth for routers and switches (and/or protocol switches), analyze traffic
patterns, volumes and assess national and international connectivity bottlenecks and cost.
• Participate in selecting, developing, integrating, and implementing network management applications.
• Monitor fault tolerance of network resources and ensure transparent file replication, dynamic access to
applications and server resources, network address allocation, assignment and management.
• Responsible for the configuration and administration of WAN infrastructure, topologies and services; providing
server and printer access; security and password administration; chargeback, and troubleshooting.
• Problem determination and resolution of network connections and components.
• Interact with Customers and IT resources to establish WAN server project requirements; promote/enforce
organizational networking standards and procedures, and institutes production standards.
• Develop close working relationship with other network administrators ( i.e., LAN, Web, Telecommunication) on
implementing MPLS, ISDN, T-1/T-3, fiber, FDDI, switched and gigabit Ethernet, VoIP and ATM technologies.
• Off hours support, as necessary.
• Document network problems and resolutions for future reference.
• Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent work experience.

• 2+ years of hands-on experience with WAN operations including administering network performance, security and
fault management, network topologies and domains; managing communications protocols; protocol analyzers and
sniffers; and managing private addressing schemes (e.g., DHCP, DNS)
• Knowledge of services: directory and domain model, security and authentication model, file and print, web and
database, media, communication (VPN, RAS, Radius), clustering architecture, centralized backup management,
and distributed client connections over multiple servers
• Familiarity with implementing and managing VoIP technologies both domestically and internationally.
• 1+ years of experience managing WAN and firewall security policies and profiles
• 1+ years of experience in chargeback and network monitoring and troubleshooting consoles such as NetIQ,
OpenView, MMC and/or other competing products such as Transcend, Optivity, Works, and Patrol

Skills: Windows Server OS’s, Internet Information Server, TCP/IP, OpenView, NetIQ, Patrol, Optivity, MMC, SMTP,
NNTP, IMAP, MAPI, POP3, LDAP, IMAP4, HTTP, HTTPS, X.400, X.500, MIME, CISCO routers and switches, Active
Directory and domain model, Security and authentication model services, File and print services, Web and database
services, Media services, Communication (VPN, RAS, Radius), Clustering architecture and distributed client connections
over multiple servers (e.g., MSCS).

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please contact Liz Kehn at Swagelok.

Liz Kehn
Swagelok Company
Solon, Ohio

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Authors and Events: August

August 24—VoIP Fundamentals Webcast with Kevin Wallace
Join Cisco Press author Kevin Wallace for the first of a two-part live webcast series on voice over IP (VoIP) Fundamentals. During this 30-minute webcast you will be introduced to the operation of analog voice ports including FXS, FXO, and E&M.Register now.