Welcome to the Flackbox blog, where our aim is to help you build your cloud and data center career. If you’re looking to widen your knowledge across server, networking and storage technologies then you’ve come to the right place. We regularly upload training video tutorials featuring vendors such as NetApp, Cisco and VMware.

Christmas Giveaway – networklessons.com Annual Membership worth $290

Posted on December 6, 2017 By

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Christmas Giveaway – networklessons.com Annual Membership worth $290 This is just a short post to let you know about my Christmas giveaway.   The FlackBox blog has been going for a little over a year now. It’s been loads of hard work and it wouldn’t be possible without your su...

NetworkLessons.com vs INE vs CBT Nuggets Review

Posted on December 6, 2017 By

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In this video post I review networklessons.com and answer the question “is it worth the monthly subscription fee or not?” I’ll do that by investigating the content on the site and comparing it with similar services such as INE (Internetwork Expert) and CBT Nuggets. See below for fu...

Cisco DTP Dynamic Trunking Protocol Tutorial

Posted on November 30, 2017 By

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Cisco Dynamic Trunking Protocol DTP You’ll learn about Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP) in this Cisco CCNA tutorial.   When a pair of Cisco switches are connected together they can use Cisco’s proprietary Dynamic Trunking Protocol to automatically negotiate a trunk connection between them. &...

NetApp ONTAP Complete Training Course

Posted on November 21, 2017 By

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Master NetApp storage with my ‘NetApp Storage Clustered Data ONTAP Complete’ course. It features over 22 hours of High Definition video tutorials, live lab demos and quizzes and covers everything you need to know about NetApp ONTAP. The course provides a structured approach which shortcuts y...

Book Review – IT Architect Series: The Journey

Posted on November 15, 2017 By

IT Architect Series - The Journey

Embarking on a new career is daunting as well as exciting. Guiding you through the process (rather than stumbling around in the dark) is the focus of a new book from Melissa Palmer – The Journey: A Guidebook for Anyone Interested in IT Architecture.   This book is a part of the IT Archite...