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JNCAA March – 2021 Newsletter

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we are beginning to see the signs of spring, which signals exciting changes and opportunities. Flowers are in bloom, snow is melting, spring sports are warming up, and students see the end of the school year in sight.

2020 was a rough year around the globe, so more than ever, this spring is a time of rebirth and opportunity. Our program feels this too, and 2021 is already proving to be a year full of new opportunities and changes for JNCAA! We are excited to share some of them with you below.

JNCAA December – 2020 Newsletter

We hope you are staying safe and healthy during this holiday season! We want to thank all of our members, students, and instructors for an excellent year of participation with the JNCAA program. Our team has been working very diligently to ensure new courses are available for your consumption into the new year. We hope that you will take advantage of our exciting new offerings! Please read on for more information on testimonials, new courses and recent program news!


Telecommunications, With a Parachute

When you’re learning to build and configure computer networks, it helps to get your hands dirty—at least digitally speaking. The catch is that learning on telecommunications networks that people depend on is a dicey proposition.

Analyst Reports: Juniper a Leader in Enterprise Networking

There are countless ways to analyze a market so it’s no surprise that different analysts will come to different conclusions when evaluating companies. In this year’s enterprise data center analysis, it’s different. We feel the major analyst firms have reached the same conclusion: Juniper Networks is a leader in the enterprise networking space.

Blog: Enabling the Modern Learner

Technology is impacting almost every aspect of life today, and education is no exception. Long gone are the days when a student's primary access to a formal education involves sitting in a traditional classroom. With the world at their fingertips, learners have entered the new age of anytime anywhere education.

Juniper Cloud Fundamentals

This three-day course is designed to provide students with an understanding of cloud enabled networks, cloud service deployment concepts, and virtualized network platforms such as vSRX and vMX. This course provides a high level overview and understanding of the following concepts:

  • Cloud Network Underlays
  • Cloud Network Overlays
  • Cloud Design
  • Cloud Implementation Methods
  • Cloud Services
  • Juniper Networks Virtualized Platforms

This course benefits individuals planning and coordinating cloud enabled networks and services in data center, private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, service provider, and enterprise WAN environments. The associated certification for this course is

Network Automation Requires Well-Skilled Teams

In a multicloud world, applications are increasingly systems of engagement and not just back-end systems of record. Applications expedite business outcomes, increase customer engagement and intimacy, drive competitive differentiation, and often generate revenue. This reality redefines the datacenter and the datacenter network and increases the importance of the datacenter team to ensure that the network is efficient, secure, and agile.

Blog: Advice for Next-Gen Engineers

The next generation is excited and ready to jump into the ever-changing world of IT. But as we all know, it is nearly impossible to keep up with this industry's twists, turns and flips on a daily basis. So what can we do to help prepare the next generation for what’s to come? We asked IT engineers what advice they would share with those embarking on this career path.

Blog: The Network Reliability Engineer’s Manifesto

The industry is at a crossroads. And this isn’t just hyperbole - we as an industry have some decisions to make around what we stand for - as engineers, operators, and architects, and frankly, the people that (sometimes literally) keep the lights on. It’s time to have some real talk.

Blog: Juniper Networks Named as a Leader in Data Center Hardware Platforms for SDN by Independent Research Firm

During a time of enterprise IT disruption when cloud and multicloud are changing the way enterprises must approach their networking architecture, Forrester has named Juniper Networks as one of the leaders in its recent report, The Forrester Wave™: Hardware Platforms for Software-Defined Networking, Q1 2018.

Blog: Expand your Juniper Knowledge Bit by Bit with Learning Bytes!

Juniper Learning Bytes are short and concise videos that provide tips and instructions on specific features and functions of Juniper technologies.

Blog: Calling All Agents of Change

As it currently stands, there are not enough humans with the right skill sets to efficiently and effectively battle current cybersecurity threats – there is a skills gap. That means many cybersecurity roles go unfilled. As innovators in the tech industry, it is our responsibility to come together to problem-solve this human capital challenge.

Empowering Students to Engineer Simplicity in the NextGen

As the networking industry continues to grow, all of this fuels the need for more networking experts. To accommodate these industry shifts, today’s students in networking programs need to master new technologies, terminologies, and skills to learn how to connect everything and empower everyone.

Blog: Connectivity for a Multicloud Architecture

While most of the emphasis in multicloud tends to be on the layers that allow for seamless policy and control across multiple domains, there is still an underlying dependence on connectivity. Without devices to handle traffic, none of the multicloud ambitions make much sense. And more importantly, how connectivity is provided can either help or hinder efforts to extend end-to-end security and operational control across a multicloud architecture.

#DrivenByDifferent at Grace Hopper and Beyond

As women in technology take a look around at their respective places of work, they can be hard-pressed to find a face that looks like their own.

SDN/Network Automation Throwdown Event

The SDN and Network Automation University Throwdown™ program is a lively educational workshop and hackathon-like competition. The program focuses on emerging SDN and network automation technologies, provides for a real-world networking challenge designed to complement in-classroom leanings and offers the opportunity to engage with subject matter experts.
Brochure: Nov 2018