Spectrum adds data center to boost its training capabilities

Sanjeev Kumar Singh, Managing Director, Spectrum FZ

Spectrum the leading IT Networking and Security training, certification and consultancy services provider recently added a new data centre based on Juniper Networks 2 tier switching architecture to increase training capabilities to offer the enhanced options for students on its IT training and certification program.

The new data centre is comprised of Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Virtual Chassis Technology promoting the important of low power consumption, use of a virtualized environment and IP based power management. This will allow Spectrum to offer more courses and accommodate a greater number of students. Also, it will give access to its partners beyond the Middle East region in India, Europe & APAC thereby providing easy scalability and 24x7x365 availability with zero touch provisioning of classes.

Spectrum will deploy its in-house strategic consulting group to ensure best practices, standards and compliances in its deliverables.  It continues to scale up operations with consolidation of its offices and new Data Center. It plans to invest heavily into the latest Juniper Networks MX 3D architecture to train large enterprise and service providers on this Platform.

Sanjeev Kumar Singh, Managing Director, Spectrum FZ, said, “Since the inception of Spectrum we have always believed in having local availability of resources like an in-house Lab and now a Data Centre that not only allows us to be more flexible in scheduling the classes, but also allows us to offer more customized classes based on the customer network. As we see more end user requirements for advance training we can help provide the highest level of certified Instructors and a rich pool of professionals to help people scale their knowledge.” 

Spectrum is one of the largest Authorized Education Centers (AEC) for Juniper Networks in the Middle East and that offers the widest range of Juniper Networks Routing & Security Certification Courses. It also offers hands-on sessions and boot camps for lab exams for the Juniper Networks JNCIP & JNCIE Exam.

Taj El-Khayat, Regional Director – Channels and General Business, MENA, Juniper Networks, said, “Spectrum has proved to be an efficient and effective training partner for Juniper Networks in the region, delivering to customers and partners the required knowledge to support and optimize the use of Juniper Networks high-performance networking product portfolio”.   

Spectrum offers Juniper Networks certifications in two major categories; enterprise and service provider and provides certification and training for firewalls, routing, switching, intrusion detection & prevention, SSL VPN, WAN Acceleration and Unified Access Controller. Apart from Juniper, Spectrum offers highly specialized courses such as Certified Ethical Hackers (CEH) from EC-Council and also Security Best Practices, Data Center Design and Cloud Computing.