NexGenT Welcomes Rob Riker, Instructor & Mentor

Rob is a true rockstar engineer who comes to NexGenT with a vast amount of experience and a burning passion for teaching and helping others to become successful as Network and Systems Engineers. Rob began from zero experience, working through the helpdesk and becoming...
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People of Zero to Engineer: Keron Taylor

I never thought I would say this, but breaking my wrist was a blessing in disguise. I was working as a Chemicals Operator at BASF; one of the world’s largest chemical companies. My job duties included driving fork lifts, unloading tankers, and running multiple...
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From zero to Samsung Network Engineer in 18 months

He had been standing impatiently in line waiting for quite some time,  like everybody else on his side of the stage. It was hot and somewhat humid, the sun was glaring on his face and the dark outfit he was wearing from head to toe wasn’t helping in any way. The crowd...
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The difference between getting stuck and skyrocketing through the ranks of IT

On a rainy Sunday afternoon back in 1986, a 5-year old boy stood motionless in front of a TV set. He watched attentively, but seemed frustrated—almost as if he were trying to make sense of the ever changing images and sounds that danced flawlessly right in front of...
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NexGenT Welcomes Rob Riker, Instructor & Mentor

Rob is a true rockstar engineer who comes to NexGenT with a vast amount of experience and a burning passion for teaching and helping others to become successful as Network and Systems Engineers. Rob began from zero experience, working through the helpdesk and becoming...

People of Zero to Engineer: Keron Taylor

I never thought I would say this, but breaking my wrist was a blessing in disguise. I was working as a Chemicals Operator at BASF; one of the world’s largest chemical companies. My job duties included driving fork lifts, unloading tankers, and running multiple...

Is College Really Necessary?

NexGenT was founded on the belief that education is for everyone and that the ideal educational system should be based on real-world skills training. The company ethos includes the belief that education cannot leave people in debt with degrees that do not teach the...

From zero to Samsung Network Engineer in 18 months

He had been standing impatiently in line waiting for quite some time,  like everybody else on his side of the stage. It was hot and somewhat humid, the sun was glaring on his face and the dark outfit he was wearing from head to toe wasn’t helping in any way. The crowd...

What is Edge Computing and why you should care about it

The underlying concept of Edge Computing is simple: it’s the idea that pushing “intelligence” to the edge of the network will reduce the load on the core servers and on the network itself, and make the network more efficient overall.   Edge Computing, like many other...

These Are The Hottest IT Trends Of Our Time

According to the CEO of Cisco Systems, soon there will be one million new connections every hour. So unless something drastic happens, we will live in a world where almost everything will be connected to a network. Gadgets ranging from an Apple Watch to a toothbrush...