Online CCNA / Linux course recommendations

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at
Fri Jun 17 11:54:04 MDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:51 AM, Mike Wright <mikewright.plug at>wrote:

> I'm interested in taking an online CCNA course. What are
> your recommendations for a course that is cost-efficient and provides the
> resources (simulator, study materials) to effectively configure Cisco
> equipment and prepare for the exams.
> As an alternative to online, it seems that Mountainland Applied Technology
> Center (by UVSC) seems to be cost effective, but does anyone have any
> experience with them?
> Also, I'm interested in Linux certifications. What are the best
> certifications? Linux+ seems to be a good start, but it seems that Redhat
> certifications (RHSA, RHCE) are more in-depth and in demand.
> Also, if there are any in-person courses you would recommend, I'd love to
> hear about them.
> Thanks,
> Mike
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For Linux stuff look at Guru Labs:

They are, hands down, the best Linux trainers.

As for Certs, only Red Hat has ever seemed to care about my RHCE, and nobody
has every asked ME about my RHCE or other certs.

With that said, when I hire people the RHCE means a lot to me, because I
know it is a hard test that requires results.

-Thomas S Hatch

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