ZNDP 018 – An Overview of the Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX) Certification with Tony Molica

Hey Ziglets, we are back again to add to the Design Certification Mini Podcast Series that we started to do with the Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) Certification a few months ago.  Today we are going to spotlight the Aruba Certified Design Expert, also known as the ACDX.  To help us today, because I know nothing about Aruba Certifications is my good friend Tony Molica!  Lets get into it!

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  • Learned a lesson in this episode.  I cannot record from two different MICs in the same episode, the sound is so different! Sorry for the difference in sound at the beginning and the end of the episode compared to the middle of the episode.  Learning has occurred!! 🙂

The Meat and Potatoes!!

  • Who is Tony Molica?
  • What is the Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX) Certification?
  • How to obtain the ACDX?
  • How many ACDXs are there today?
  • History of the ACDX
  • What does a ACDX do?


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Hosted By: Michael “Zig” Zsiga

Guest Expert: Tony Molica

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Michael “Zig” Zsiga II, CCDE™ 2016::32, CCIE™ #44883 has been in the networking industry a little over 15 years. He is currently a Lead Technical Architect at ePlus in the New England region of the United States. Zig holds an active CCDE and two CCIE certifications, one in Routing and Switching and the second in Service Provider. Zig also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Park University. Zig is a father, a husband, a United States Marine, a gamer, a nerd, a geek and a big soccer fan. Zig loves all technology and can usually be found in the lab learning and teaching others. Zig is a co-organizer of The Boston Network Operators Group (www.bosnog.org), runs multiple CCIE Study groups, and is a newly published author. Zig lives in New Hampshire, USA with his wife, Julie and their son Gunnar.

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