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The future

GLOBAL INTERNET USAGE 2005: 1.17 billion people (up 183%). (eTForecasts, Feb. 2001).  

Bridging the Gap: Information Technology Skills for a New Millennium, The Information Technology Association of America, April 2000

FutureworkTrends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century, U.S. Department of Labor, 1999.

B2B E-COMMERCE 2005: $6.2 trillion (up 1,775%). (Gartner Group, Feb. 2001).

B2C E-COMMERCE 2010: $1.1 trillion (up 1,864%). (ActivMedia, Nov. 2000).
RESIDENTIAL BROADBAND, US 2005: 36 million (up 600%). (Strategis, Jan. 2001).

 

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Cisco Systems are one of the largest IT companies in the world, and are responsible for creating and administering one of the largest teaching academy's in the world. The following gives some links to information on the Cisco Academy:

New CCNA exam
Program details
Jobs (Monster - US)
Jobs (Monster - UK)
Jobs (Jobsite - UK)
Academy FastFacts
Curriculum (general)

News
Demo (Sem 1)
Demo (Sem 5)


Interesting Cisco links
There are many articles relating to Cisco Sytems. Without them we probably would not have the Internet that we have now. They've grown extremely fast, and hit a short-term slow-down, but they're back again as strong as ever. The following are a few interesting links:


Trillion Dollar Prize
No. 2
Most admired


Cisco Scope
The Cisco Academy splits into eight semesters. Semesters 1 to 4 cover the CCNA material, and Semester 5 to 8 cover CCNP material. An outline of the scope of the first four Semesters are:

Semester 1 
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Curriculum (1-4)



IT Demand
The demand for IT professionals with a broad range of skills is increasing. In the USA the demand for IT professionals over the next five years will be:

1 Support professionals (218,238).
2 Network designer/ administrator (186,613).
3 Programming/ software engineer (134,637).

Thus the demand for Networking designers/ administrators has now overtaken the demand for Software Engineers.

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History of Cisco Systems


Jobs:

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