What we do

AOIP is a Cisco specialised company that focuses on training and consultancy on almost all of the Cisco product range.

In association with our partners, we offer authorised Cisco courses in more than 40 countries around the world. We also offer tailored packages for your networking designs, implementations, and maintenance needs. Whether you need a full solution from design to implementation, or if you need to optimise your network with new functions and features , we are sure we can help you.

This website, is also a forum/blog where we place posts on subjects that range from the basics of networking, right through to the more complicated configuration of devices.


About this website

Our main objective for this website is to provide information about a large array of subjects in the Information Technology field. Our main focus is on networking and Cisco configuration and through a series of posts we will cover topics from the basics of networking right through to the higher end configuration of network devices.

What you can expect
Posts to this site will be made frequently and will have something for everyone. Whether you are still in school and are looking for an introduction to what networking is all about, or if you are in the industry and looking to specialise in a certain field, or even just looking for new ways to get things done or get a better understanding on certain topics, there is a good chance you will find it here, or it’s coming soon.

Getting the most out of this website:
Post Comments: The more comments that are posted, the more additional information you might get from other readers of the site, and us.

RSS Feeds : You can subscribe to our RSS feed which will send you posts as they are made, however the live demos are not included in the RSS. You control your subscription to the feed, so you can unsubscribe to the feed at any time through your RSS client.

E-mail Subscription: If you don’t have a RSS reader or just prefer to receive the updates via e-mail, you can subscribe to e-mail updates of the posts. These have the full posts without the Live Demos. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Follow us on Twitter: Every time we add a post we announce it on twitter.

Come back often: Since we will be adding posts on a regular basis, it’s worth popping back to see what’s new.

Submit your questions: If there are any questions you would like answered, send them to us, and we will either reply to your e-mail directly, or add it as a featured post on this site.

Become an Author: If you would like to write articles for us, please send us a mail using our ‘Contact Us’ page and let us know a little about yourself and your specialties.

About the Author:
The Author, Jay Whale, has over 14 years of experience in network administration, network design and implementation, and has trained a wide selection of products including CompTIA, Microsoft, Citrix, Dell, and Cisco totalling over 80 different courses in more than a dozen countries around the world. He currently holds the following qualifications.

Instructor Qualifications
Train The Trainer
MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)
CCI (Citrix Certified Instructor)
CCSI (Cisco Certified System Instructor)
DCT (Dell Certified Trainer)

Cisco Certifications
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
CCDA (Cisco Certified Design Associate)
CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional)
CCSP (Cisco Certified Security Professional)
CCVP (Cisco Certified Voice Professional)
INFOSEC (Information Systems Security Professional)
CQS – Cisco Firewall Specialist
CQS – Cisco IDS Specialist
CQS – Cisco IPS Specialist
CQS – Cisco VPN Specialist
CQS – Cisco IP Communications Support Specialist
CQS – Cisco IP Telephony Operations Specialist
CQS – Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist
CQS – Cisco IP Contact Center Express Specialist
CQS – Cisco Unity Design Specialist
CQS – Cisco Unity Support Specialist
CQS – Cisco IP Communications Express Specialist
CSE – Cisco Sales Expert
4013 – Issued by National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)
SBCSAM – Smart Business Communication Systems for Account Managers
SBCSEN – Smart Business Communication Systems for Engineers
SMB Account Manager
SMB Engineer

Microsoft Certifications
MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional)
MCP + I (Microsoft Certified Professional and Internet Specialty)
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator)
MCSA-Messaging (Exchange Specialization)
MCSE Windows NT4 (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
MCSE Windows 2000 (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)

Comptia and Citrix Certifications
CCA (Citrix Certified Administrator)
A+ (Hardware and Software)