Finally – Master of (Computer) Science (MSc)

On January 14, 2014, in Personal, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Well… Its been a while back since you hear from me. It’s always very busy and one of the things that I have een doing is finishing my Masters Degree that I blogged about on 2 September 2011. And guess what?! I am officially a Master of (Computer) Science. In order to be “accepted” to […]


CCIE Datacenter exam now officially announced

On March 20, 2012, in Certification, Data Center, Infrastructure, Personal, Storage, Virtualisation, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

SO I woke up this morning very early and did the usual Facebook and Twitter read in bed and there it was … The CCIE Datacenter track has officially be announced. More information can be found on the website of Cisco itself of course. To summarize,: the Written CCIE Datacenter exam will have exam number […]

Comic Season 01 – Edition 01

On January 6, 2011, in Funny, Personal, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

I decided to create a few comics together with an old collegue of mine and this is the result of the first episode! Hope you will like it! If so leave a comment!


Power measurement

On December 29, 2010, in Domotica, Personal, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

As an IT (networking) guy, I have a lot of computer equipment that is using a lot of power. One of my friends once said to me if they had something like the energy measurement police and you where not allowed to use more than a specific amount of energy, they would probably arrest me. […]

CCIE Wireless equipment

On October 13, 2010, in Certification, Design & Architecture, Personal, Switching, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

In this blog post I am going to explain the equipment that is used for the CCIE Wireless Lab. This is THE MOST IMPORTANT topic of the complete lab … because if you don’t know your equipment and its capabillities then you don’t know what can do what in order to configure what Cisco is […]

My job profile and the Cisco Datacenters

As many people ask my (including my dad) what I am actually doing (work related) I decided to write a blog post about this. I am currently working for Cisco Systems in The Netherlands for the NDCS organisation in the DCNI departement. NDCS stands for “Network Data Center Services” and DCNI stands for “Data Center […]

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Finally a CCIE Voice

On October 3, 2010, in Certification, Personal, Voice Over IP, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Hi blog readers, As some of you already know I was busy with achieving my CCIE Voice. Well I can tell you that I reached my goal. On the 24th of January 2008 my journey started when I passed the CCIE Voice Written Exam. I can remember the exact day … and the localtion was […]

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Use 1 public IP address on 2 sites with 2 different ISP’s

On October 2, 2010, in Personal, Security, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Today I am going to explain how you can use 1 public IP address on two different sites with 2 complete different ISP’s. Why do you want to do this …? Well ….. Have you ever tried to share a Usenet account with one of your buddies and came to the conclusion the this is […]

Store VPN password on iPhone (3.0) IPSec Client

On October 2, 2010, in Personal, Security, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

There are plenty of blog posts on how to configure your Cisco ASA in a way so that your iPhone can set up an VPN connection to it. I personally prefer THIS blog article. In the earlier days I was able to store my password within the iPhone for my VPN connection towards my ASA, […]

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