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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

Using the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

By Sean Wilkins - May 21, 2014

In this overview, learn about the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, including migration and licensing differences from Cisco VPN Client.

Why You Should Use Cisco AnyConnect Instead of the Cisco VPN Client

By Sean Wilkins - May 19, 2014

Should you change to the latest Cisco VPN client? Discover the differences between Cisco AnyConnect vs. the old Cisco VPN Client in this overview.

Cisco USB Console Connection Setup

By John O'Neill Sr. - November 21, 2013

Cisco devices often require console connections to configure or troubleshoot. Install the Cisco USB console driver on your PC to be ready for action!

Installing a Free TFTP Server for Cisco Device Management

By John O'Neill Sr. - September 3, 2013

Upgrading firmware on most Cisco equipment requires a TFTP server. Lucky you – download and install a free TFTP server in this article!

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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