part of Aker IPv6 Forum Certification Not Just for the Certification Conor Cunningham, Oslo, 24th April, 2012© 2012 Aker S...
IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 2   © 2012 Aker Solutions   part of Aker
Who Am I (or, why am I standing in front of you?)■ Conor Cunningham           ■ Network Engineer at Aker Solutions        ...
What is IPv6 Forum Certification?           ■ Certified Course (Silver/Gold)              ■ For Educators           ■ Cert...
Who Is Eligible?■ Cisco Certified Engineers (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE)■ Experienced IPv6 Practitioners■ Anyone who is prepared to ...
What Do You Need to Know?■ IPv6           ■ Routing (Dynamic IGPs, BGP and Static)           ■ Tunnels           ■ Transit...
How To Certify – By The Book■ Jump over to http://www.ipv6forum.com/ipv6_education/■ Read the Curriculum Outline■ Read Cou...
How Did I Certify – The Choose your Own Adventure MethodIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 8   © 201...
How Did I Certify – The Choose your Own Adventure MethodIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 9   © 201...
How Did I Certify – The Choose your Own Adventure MethodIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 10   © 20...
The Light at the End of the TunnelIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 11   © 2012 Aker Solutions   pa...
What Does This Say About IPv6 Forum?■ They require more disk space■ They need more help■ They need more publicity         ...
Why Should We Certify?■ Is it just a benefit for the recipient of the certification, or is there a       greater purpose?■...
Why Should We Certify?375 Silver EngineersOnly 210 Gold Engineers!IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide...
What Can We Do?           ■ Certify              ■ Not for the sake of certification, but for the sake of Internet        ...
What Else Can We Do?                  Use Gimmicks!IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 16       © 201...
What Else Can We Do? Use Gimmicks!IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 17   © 2012 Aker Solutions   pa...
Questions                                      ?IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012           Slide 18       © 2012 A...
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  1. 1. part of Aker IPv6 Forum Certification Not Just for the Certification Conor Cunningham, Oslo, 24th April, 2012© 2012 Aker Solutions
  2. 2. IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 2 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  3. 3. Who Am I (or, why am I standing in front of you?)■ Conor Cunningham ■ Network Engineer at Aker Solutions ■ Owner, Cunningtek Network Consulting ■ IPv6 Proponent ■ IPv6Forum Silver Certified Engineer ■ conor@cunningtek.com ■ http://blog.cunningtek.com ■ http://www.cunningtek.comIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 3 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  4. 4. What is IPv6 Forum Certification? ■ Certified Course (Silver/Gold) ■ For Educators ■ Certified Engineer (Silver/Gold) ■ For IT Professionals ■ Certified Certification (Silver/Gold) ■ For Other Certifications, e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCIE etc ■ Certified Trainer (Gold) ■ For Teachers ■ http://www.ipv6forum.com/ipv6_education/IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 4 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  5. 5. Who Is Eligible?■ Cisco Certified Engineers (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE)■ Experienced IPv6 Practitioners■ Anyone who is prepared to do a little work. It’s about taking the initiative.■ Emphasis on knowledge and practical abilityIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 5 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  6. 6. What Do You Need to Know?■ IPv6 ■ Routing (Dynamic IGPs, BGP and Static) ■ Tunnels ■ Transition Methods (including NAT) ■ Configuration and address assignment ■ IPSec ■ DNS ■ Operating SystemsIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 6 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  7. 7. How To Certify – By The Book■ Jump over to http://www.ipv6forum.com/ipv6_education/■ Read the Curriculum Outline■ Read Course/Certification Specifications http://www.ipv6forum.com/ipv6_education/images/stories/IPv6_Forum_Education_Logo_Program.doc■ Apply for the LogoIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 7 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  8. 8. How Did I Certify – The Choose your Own Adventure MethodIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 8 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  9. 9. How Did I Certify – The Choose your Own Adventure MethodIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 9 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  10. 10. How Did I Certify – The Choose your Own Adventure MethodIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 10 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  11. 11. The Light at the End of the TunnelIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 11 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  12. 12. What Does This Say About IPv6 Forum?■ They require more disk space■ They need more help■ They need more publicity ■ After they have increased their disk space■ Ultimately, we are their, and IPv6’s sales peopleIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 12 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  13. 13. Why Should We Certify?■ Is it just a benefit for the recipient of the certification, or is there a greater purpose?■ I would strongly argue that there is a much greater purpose ■ Do we need IPv6? ■ Is this a serious question? ■ Perhaps people will now listen to you ■ Advocate, Advocate and Advocate some more■ Does the recipient benefit ■ Absolutely! ■ Opportunities ■ RecognitionIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 13 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  14. 14. Why Should We Certify?375 Silver EngineersOnly 210 Gold Engineers!IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 14 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  15. 15. What Can We Do? ■ Certify ■ Not for the sake of certification, but for the sake of Internet ■ Blog ■ Pester our colleagues ■ Reason with our colleagues ■ Educate ■ Demonstrate ■ Test Labs ■ Offer the chance to do it right from the start! ■ Also known as UtopiaIPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 15 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  16. 16. What Else Can We Do? Use Gimmicks!IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 16 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  17. 17. What Else Can We Do? Use Gimmicks!IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 17 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker
  18. 18. Questions ?IPv6 Forum Certification24th April, 2012 Slide 18 © 2012 Aker Solutions part of Aker

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