Introduction

Networking Resources

 

Network sites :

Internet

Internet portal.

Router God

The best networking site - ever!

BICSI

  Telecommunications association

Data

The global site for network architects.

Wadsworth

UK Networking hardware supplier.
Blackbox UK Networking Services Company.
RS UK hardware supplier (from connectors to trunking)
BGP BGP site
Packetattack Cisco and Security

CIDR Report

Number of routes in the Internet.

CIDR Report Home

Information on AS numbers.

route-server.cerf.net

Allows access to a passive(listening) internet connected router. (Must be outside firewalls).

SamSpade

  External 'looking glass' troubleshooting tool.

Nitrous.Digex

Another external looking glass.

LINX

Another Looking glass.

Visual Route

Visual Route connection tool

Traceroute

Need to do a traceroute from an external network?

LINX

LINX tools

AT&T

AT&T tools

BT Ignite

BT Ignite tools
NCAT Pete Collinson's networking consultancy.
Networking Links Graham Tuthill's networking resources.

NMT

Network Management Tools.

Iponeverything

Cisco . 

Commands

Undocumented Cisco commands.

Networkuptime

Good stuff on Network analysis.

Certification sites :

   
Cisco Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDA and CCIE
Tracking Cisco Certifications Tracking System
Alteon Alteon Certified Administrator and Engineer. ACA/ACE
Nortel Nortel NNCSS, NNCSE, NNCDE and NNCNA
Lucent Lucent LCSE and LCTE
BICSI BICSI RCDD
Network Associates Sniffer / Network Analyser SCP, SCE and SCM
Microsoft Microsoft MCSE, MCSD
Masontech Great certification site (Cisco, Microsoft)
Certroom Certroom certification site.
CCStudy CCStudy 
2Test Sylvan Prometric site to book your exams.

 

Vendor sites :

Intel

Network Equipment

Cisco Systems

Cisco Connection Online, Cisco Marketplace etc..

Cisco Consultant Program

Every quarter Cisco will send you updates which include such things as the latest documentation cd's, equipment reference guide book, and various tools etc...

Cisco Product Selection Tool

Find a Cisco Product.

UniverCD

UniverCD is Cisco's documentation CD. (It is the only resource you will have in the CCIE lab, so it is suggested you do a lot of your studying with this so you will get used to searching for information in here.)

Cisco Output Interpreter

For deciphering command's output.

Cisco Hardware Troubleshooter

If you suspect your Cisco hardware is faulty.

Nortel Networks

Contivity VPN devices etc.

Lucent Technologies

Make Network routers, cabling etc.

Cabletron

Network Equipment

3Com

Network Equipment

Juniper

Network Equipment

Foundry

Network Equipment

Ciena

Network Equipment

Internet

ISP list.

UUNet

Carrier (part of MCI Worldcom)

Cable and Wireless

Carrier

Concert (BT and AT&T)

Carrier

NTT

Carrier (Nippon Telephone and Telegraph)

PSI Net

Carrier

EBONE

Carrier
ISP How to choose an ISP.

Intel Online Services

Hosting Company

Exodus

Hosting Company

IBM Global Services

Hosting Company

Rackspace

Hosting Company

Digital Island

Hosting Company

Loudcloud

Hosting Company

Globix

Hosting Company

Telecity

Hosting Company

Telehouse

Hosting Company
ARIN Internet Protocol (IP) number registration for USA, and whois tool
APNIC Internet Protocol (IP) number registration for Asia / Pacific
RIPE Internet Protocol (IP) number registration for Europe

Other IT related sites :

Infosysec

Just about everything out there!

OReilly

OReilly Network and Books

Cotse

Church of the Swimming Elephant IT stuff

RSA Security

Cryptography and secure sessions over the Internet.

Technet

Technical encyclopedia on Microsoft technologies
Mediametrix See who is leading the Internet
Netcraft Ever wander what OS / Webserver that site runs?
Tivoli Manuals Netview etc.
Sec33 Info Security Portal
SecurityFocus Security on the Web
Network News UK Network News
IT Week Weekly IT news with a UK slant.
Newsnow UK news updated every 5 minutes.
Network World Fusion Networking news
Webproforum Current technologies 
Linuxdot Linux resources.
LinuxFormat UK Linux magazine
Dabs UK computer hardware supplier
Scan UK computer hardware supplier
Hackernews Daily Hacker and Computer Security News.
Register IT News

Freshmeat

Linux News
Slashdot News for nerds, stuff that matters
Suck Suck.com
Slate Slate.com
Tim Berners-Lee Founder of the World Wide Web
Kakaku Japanese hardware price comparison site.
Laox Japanese tech department store.
Tokka Japanese tech store.
Securityportal Security news
Dynamicdrive DHTML stuff
History History of computers
GRC DOS Good description of Denial of Service Attacks.
NT error search Search on error codes.
Intel Watch External site watching Intel

PSN (Processor Serial Numbers)

Ever wander what the fuss was about?

Microprocessors

Microprocessor resource.

Syn Flood

Article on Syn Attacks
Jobserve Jobs in the UK.
Dice Jobs in the US.

 

 

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