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.

Cisco CCNA Complete Course

Posted on August 31, 2017 By

Cisco CCNA Course
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If you want to jumpstart your career in IT and networking by acing the Cisco CCNA exam, then the ‘Cisco CCNA 200-125 – The Complete Guide to Getting Certified’ course is for you! It gives you a full understanding of all the concepts and topics you need to earn the most in-demand networking cer...

Why we have VLANs – Cisco CCNA Tutorial

Posted on August 24, 2017 By

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Why We Have VLANs Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) are a Layer 2 feature implemented on switches. To understand why we have them, you need to understand the problem that they solve first.   First, let’s look at the router operations. Routers operate at Layer 3 of the OSI Stack. Hosts on se...

NetApp FlexClone Tutorial

Posted on August 17, 2017 By

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NetApp FlexClone Tutorial I cover NetApp FlexClone in this NetApp training video tutorial.       NetApp FlexClone    A FlexClone volume is, not surprisingly, a clone of another volume. The feature is most commonly used for deploying a virtual desktop environment or for developme...

Cisco CCNA Lab Options – Online Lab Rentals

Posted on August 10, 2017 By

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Lab Option 2 – Online CCNA Lab Rentals   This post is part of my ‘Cisco CCNA Lab Options’ course. Click here to enrol in the complete course for free!   In the course I explain the different options you can use for a Cisco CCNA lab and the advantages and disadvantages of each...

NetApp NFS Storage Tutorial

Posted on August 3, 2017 By

NetApp NFS Tutorial
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NetApp NFS Tutorial We cover NetApp NFS storage in this NetApp training video tutorial.     Protocol Licensing   Although they will typically come as a bundle, each of NAS and SAN protocols are licensed separately. You will not be able to enable NFS when creating a Storage Virtual Mac...

Cisco CCNA Lab Options – Physical Lab

Posted on July 27, 2017 By

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This post is part of my ‘Cisco CCNA Lab Options’ course. Click here to enrol in the complete course for free!   In the course I explain the different options you can use for a Cisco CCNA lab and the advantages and disadvantages of each. You can read part two about online lab rentals...