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Cisco Systems was founded in 1984, and has quickly grown into one of the world's leading suppliers of computer networking equipment. Cisco manufactures routers, switches, VoIP telephony products, wireless access points, security appliances, and dozens of other products. This Cisco resource page includes news, articles, and tutorials aimed at helping IT professionals select, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco products.

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Recent Cisco Articles

Microsoft Azure: Virtual Machines, Virtual Networking, and RDS

By Aidan Finn - April 16, 2014

Still leery of Microsoft Azure? In part 2 of this series, find out whether Azure can help you in your work and whether it'll take away - or help - your job.

Going to TechEd 2014? Meet your favorite Petri Authors in Person!

By Jeff James - April 16, 2014

Going to Microsoft TechEd 2014 in Houston this year? Register for our author meet and greet at the conference to meet your favorite Petri authors!

Top Windows Phone 8.1 Features For Businesses

By Mary Branscombe - April 16, 2014

These are a few of our favorite things... about the new Windows Phone 8.1 update, including improvements to security and management, and more!

Get Reviewer Details from System Center Service Manager

By Damian Flynn - April 16, 2014

The inbox Service Manager activities in Orchestrator are limited. Learn to leverage PowerShell to create an activity that will enhance your inbox offerings.

Editor's Picks

10 Tools Every Network Administrator Should Have On Their Thumbdrive

By Wesley David - October 27, 2010

Wesley David outlines some of the best tools and utilities every Network Administrator should have with them at all times.

Five things you should know before hooking up your wireless network

By David Davis - January 21, 2009

Planning to setup a wireless network? David Davis walks you through five things you should know before rolling up your sleeves.

Daniel Petri’s MCSE & System Administrator Job Interview Questions – Part 1 – Networking

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Daniel Petri offers some tips and advice for IT professionals interviewing for a system administrator position.

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Server Core Basic Networking Settings

By Daniel Petri - January 7, 2009

Daniel Petri reveals some tips and tricks to optimizing the networking settings in Server Core, which was introduced in Windows Server 2008.

The Basics of Ethernet Cabling

By David Davis - January 7, 2009

Getting the basic networking tasks done right is the key to any PC Ethernet network, and David Davis shows you how to get off on the right foot.

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