Ep 100 – Community, Friendship, and 100 Episodes of AONE

This is episode 100 of The Art of Network Engineering! In this episode, we celebrate you our fans, the Network Engineer Community at large, and all the friends we’ve made over the last 100 episodes. Thank you! Check out our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/artofnetengFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/artofneteng​Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/artofneteng/​Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/artofnetengJoinContinue reading “Ep 100 – Community, Friendship, and 100 Episodes of AONE”

Ep 99 – Mental Health 2

In this episode, Tim, Lex, and Andy talk about Mental Health and how they cope with it. Mental Health is a real problem in our industry as IT Professionals, as well as a serious problem around the world. Take the time for yourself and your mind. If you need help, get help and talk toContinue reading “Ep 99 – Mental Health 2”

Ep 97 – Ramtin Rampour

In this episode, sponsored by Opengear, we talk to Ramtin Rampour. Ramtin is currently a Solution Architect at Opengear, but he started there as a warehouse employee packing and shipping units. His career journey is certainly one you don’t want to miss. Then we talk about the importance of Out-of-Band Management, and the Opengear Difference.Continue reading “Ep 97 – Ramtin Rampour”

Ep 96 – Jeff McLaughlin

In this episode, we talk to Jeff McLaughlin a Sr. Director of Technical Marketing at Cisco. Jeff, Andy, and Lexie talk about working for large tech companies, network automation, and a whole lot more, in addition to Jeff’s career. More from Jeff:Blog: https://subnetzero.info/Substack: https://subnetzero.substack.com/ Check out our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/artofneteng Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/artofneteng​Continue reading “Ep 96 – Jeff McLaughlin”

Ep 95 – Kori Younger

In this episode, we chat with Kori Younger! Kori shares with us how she was inspired by her own mother to seek a job in tech. She also shares her recent experience landing a job at Cisco and pursuing her CCNA, DevNet Associate, and CCNP. Hear all that and more on this episode of AONE!Continue reading “Ep 95 – Kori Younger”

Ep 94 – Geoff Anderson – CCNA PM

In this episode, we interview Geoff Anderson, Program Manager for the CCNA Certification Program. Tim, Lexi, and Geoff talk about the program, how questions are selected for the CCNA question pool, the value the certification holds, and so much more! You can find more of Geoff: Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ganders2112 Check out his Blog:Continue reading “Ep 94 – Geoff Anderson – CCNA PM”

Ep 90 – Rocket Girl!

In this episode, we interview Lexie about her amazeballs new job as an Avionics Integration Engineer at Blue Origin and we count the times she says “I can’t really talk about that.” We think she’s seen the aliens, but we can neither confirm nor deny that claim. More from Lexie:Twitter: https://twitter.com/TracketPacerTwitch: https://www.twitch.tv/tracketpacer Check out ourContinue reading “Ep 90 – Rocket Girl!”

Ep 87 – There’s a Villa and It’s Real

This week we talk to Jordan Villareal. Jordan has a very interesting start to his career, but it’s an exciting journey nonetheless. Jordan also shares some exciting news about a new position he has recently started! More from Jordan:YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SystemMTUOneTwitter: https://twitter.com/SystemMTUOne SponsorsPathSolutions – What if you knew as much as your network does? Check outContinue reading “Ep 87 – There’s a Villa and It’s Real”

Ep 85 – Bofhgirl

This week we interviewed Heather, aka BOFHgirl in our Discord. Heather has been working in Network Engineering/IT for over 20 years. She graduated from college with her degree, her CCNA, and her CCNP thanks to Cisco’s Networking Academy. She currently works as a Senior Network Engineer for Wayfair. She with us her enthusiasm for NetworkContinue reading “Ep 85 – Bofhgirl”

Ep 81 – Real World Design Discussion

We are going LIVE! Join us on April 9th in Asheville, NC for the FIRST EVER Art of Network Engineering Live Show! Click here for details. In this episode, A.J. shares some of his experience overhauling IT for a small manufacturing company. Lexie and Andy ask questions and dig deeper into the process of revampingContinue reading “Ep 81 – Real World Design Discussion”

Ep 80 – Nick Russo

In this episode, we interview Nick Russo! Nick is a Technical Leader at Cisco, a 2x CCIE in Routing and Switching and Service Provider Networks, as well as his CCDE. Nick is often called upon to help solve complex networking issues with Cisco’s customers. Nick talks about his career in the military and how heContinue reading “Ep 80 – Nick Russo”

CCNA Series – Automation and Programmability

In this article, we are going to discuss several parts of Section 6 – Automation and Programmability of Cisco CCNA Syllabus. Programmability and Automation are two huge and very hot topics in the world of Networking. Having Programmability and Automation skills is practically a requirement – so many organizations are adopting it. This article hopesContinue reading “CCNA Series – Automation and Programmability”

Ep 73 – Zeros and Wons

In this week’s episode A.J. and Andy interview David Alicea! While David was exposed to the Cisco Networking Academy at a young age in High School he actually didn’t land in Networking until later on. Since then he has been a career Network Engineer and recently landed himself a position at the mothership, Cisco. HearContinue reading “Ep 73 – Zeros and Wons”

Ep 72 – Cooking up a New Career

In this episode, we chat with Chris Randall. Chris was worked as a professional chef for over 13 years and has recently transitioned into a career as a Cloud Consultant. Chris’ work ethic, drive, and ability to communicate help him stand out and have gotten him noticed, on more than one occasion. We can allContinue reading “Ep 72 – Cooking up a New Career”

Ep 69 – Girard Kavelines

In this episode, we interview Girard! Girard was inspired at a young age to fix some broken computers in his basement. His first tech job was in Geek Squad. There he got some essential skills troubleshooting tech and working with customers. Girard’s journey from there is really quite amazing, and he has the energy toContinue reading “Ep 69 – Girard Kavelines”

Ep 61 – Home Labs!

In this episode we are talking about home labs! Where do you start? Is there actually merit in having a physical lab? We share our experiences and thoughts on the matter. Our conclusions may surprise you! (But probably not…) Affiliate Links:Nord VPN – 73% off a 2 Year Subscription + 4 Months absolutely Free!!https://nordvpn.com/taone orContinue reading “Ep 61 – Home Labs!”

Ep 57 – Welcome to Tom’s Corner!

In this episode, we interview Tom Hollingsworth! Tom shares how he went from being a Sr. Network Engineer at a Partner to the face of Tech Field Day! Tom also shares his journey to the CCIE, #29213. Also, if you’re interested in joining TFD as a delicate you’ll want to listen in! Links from theContinue reading “Ep 57 – Welcome to Tom’s Corner!”

Ep 53 – Manny

In today’s episode we talk to Emmanuel Pimentel, aka Manny! Manny is a prominent member of our community. He joins us and shares his journey on breaking into Enterprise Networking via retail! He has that perfect balance of positivity, drive, determination, and compassion. When someone has a win or achievement posted within Discord or Twitter,Continue reading “Ep 53 – Manny”