This week we talk to Carl! Carl shares his journey from the Marines, to FedEx, and then into IT. Carl also shares his experience preparing for, and taking, certification exams. Check out Carl’s article on the AONE Blog – The Art of Preparing for a Cisco Exam. You can follow Carl on Twitter, he isContinue reading “Ep 18 – Carl!”
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Ep 17 – The A.J. and Aaron Show
In this episode, you guessed, it’s just A.J. and Aaron. A.J. shares the latest journey he’s begun, discussing physical vs digital books, and more. The guys also discuss study habits and styles, and the idea of “total compensation” with your employer. Apologies for the poor audio on A.J’s side – he had the wrong inputContinue reading “Ep 17 – The A.J. and Aaron Show”
Ep 16 – What is a Network Engineer?
This week Zig Zsiga joins the crew as we discuss – What is a Network Engineer? Zig is a Customer Delivery Architect at Cisco. Outside of Cisco he runs his own blog, YouTube Channel, and Podcast. Zig is also developing and running course on being a Network Designer/Architect. Additionally, Zig is a Dual CCIE inContinue reading “Ep 16 – What is a Network Engineer?”
Ep 15 – Knox
This week’s episode is part 2 of our interview with Knox Hutchinson. Check it out! This episode was not sponsored by CBT Nuggets. Knox just happens to be big fan of the podcast and we’re are a big fan of him, so this just made sense! To get more Knox check him out on:YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DataKnoxTwitter:Continue reading “Ep 15 – Knox”
Ep 14 – Data
In this week’s episode we talk to Knox Hutchinson. That’s right, CBT Trainer, Knox joins us and tells us about how he got into IT and eventually IT Training at CBT. We had such a great conversation we had to break it up over two episodes! So, check out part one this week and comeContinue reading “Ep 14 – Data”
Ep 13 – Deirra Footman, CCIEby30
In this episode Aaron returns, and along with Dan and Andy they chat with Deirra Footman, CCIEby30! Deirra shares her journey on getting into IT and finding her way into Network Engineering. Along the way she shares some great advice, that we haven’t yet heard on the show yet! And, Dan learns a lesson heContinue reading “Ep 13 – Deirra Footman, CCIEby30”
Ep 12 – The Packet Pilot!
In this week’s episode we meet Matt. Matt shares his journey from the Ez-Desk to the Help Desk, and beyond! Make sure you seat belt is fastened, your tray table is in the upright and locked position, and get ready to take a ride with Matt!
Ep 11 – Gifted Lane!
In this episode we talk to Shala, aka Gifted Lane! Shala tells her story on how she got into networking – which includes building networks and supporting one of the largest Oil and Gas companies in the world!
Ep – 10 – Single pa… I won’t say it
We hit Episode 10! In this one Dan, A.J., and Andy take a moment to reflect on the last 10, talking about some of the feedback we’ve gotten, how covid has impacted us each a little differently, and some updates on some of our previous guests. We also discuss some of what’s coming.
Ep 9 – Time 2 Rize and Grind
In this episode we meet Eugene. Eugene works the help desk but how he got there is a very interesting story. Eugene also keeps one of the most upbeat and positive attitudes towards everything he does. You won’t want to miss Episode 9 and Eugene.
Ep 08 – (Dis)Order in the Data Center!
In this episode we meet Micheline. She’s a lawyer turned Network Engineer hyper focused on Data Center and Cisco ACI. Hear more about Micheline’s journey and her advice for success.
Ep 07 – The Joe Show
In this episode we meet Joe, an infrastructure architect at a SaaS company. He touches everything and not just networking. He needs to see the really big picture! Joe discusses how his career prepared him to be an architect and shares his insights on facing nearly any situation or technology that comes his way.
Ep 06 – 24
In this episode we meet Taylor. At only 24 years old he has tons of experience working in IT and holds 4 professional level certifications. Hear about Taylor’s attitude towards his career, studying, and what contributed most to his successes.
Ep 05 – Halo Memes and Harry Potter Castles
In this episode we interview our first guest, Danny. Danny takes us through his career starting with his time in the Marines as an IT Specialist, getting his CCNP and entering the civilian world working in healthcare, and finally landing at a VAR where he now works as a Design Architect. Join us for Episode 5 to hear more about Danny.
Ep 04 – Personal Brand
In this episode Dan is off doing a site migration and enjoying some spectacular Memphis BBQ. A.J., Aaron, and Andy discuss the importance of your personal brand and what that means, and what it doesn’t mean. We also give some great tips and advice on professional success, including how to stand out in a crowd, and interview even when you’re not job hunting.
Ep 03 – Lame Relay and VTP Heroes
In this episode, Aaron, A.J., Andy, and Dan discuss the changes to the CCNA blueprint compared to previous versions, the perceived value of certifications and what they’ve actually done for us (also perceived), we then discuss what works in and interview and what doesn’t.
Have you recently taken and passed the Cisco CCNA 200-301? We’d love to hear from you! Head to our website https://artofnetworkengineering.com/ or hit us up on Twitter @artofneteng
Looking for a study group to help tackle those certifications? It’s all About the Journey! Join us in Discord – https://discord.gg/hqZ7XEG
Ep 02 – Failure Plaques and Cloud People
In this episode Aaron, A.J., and Andy discuss COVID workforce impacts – Failure Plaques – Moving people to the cloud – Certification Walk of Shame – Testing from Your Bed. How has COVID19 impacted you?
Dan couldn’t make it this week he was taking some much needed r&r.
Ep 01 – Meet the Team
In this, the first episode, of The Art of Network Engineering, you’ll meet the team of co-hosts. We each take a moment to introduce ourselves, share our backgrounds, and the steps we took to get where we are today.