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networking-forum.com was created by Steve Spangle in December of 2004 after searching in vain for an active, Cisco-centric, independent web forum. Since that time, the site has grown to a worldwide community of 26,198 registered users.
The site is solely financed by site sponsors. Over the past 8 years, our sponsors have helped us grow into a thriving, worldwide Cisco networking community as well as being involved in give-aways and site contests. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of networking-forum.com, please contact Steve directly via the forum's PM function or email (steve at spish dot net).
Q1: How old is the site?
A1: networking-forum.com was started in Decemeber, 2004.
Q2: What are the top 5 countries of the site's visitors?
A2: This varies month by month, but 5 of these countries normally comprise the top:
Please also see our Forum Member Map. These users have opted into adding their longitude and latitude to their profiles.
Q3: Spangle is a funny name, where are you from?
A3: Ohio, but I live in Texas now.
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240,855 forum posts
34,129 forum topics
26,198 registered forum users
54 published blog posts
542 blog comments
The left graph below shows the site's growth in unique IP visitors per month. The right one shows the site's hits per month. Both are calculated by AWStats.
The next two graphs are generated using data directly from the forum's phpBB database. They show the growth of the forum's posts and registrations since its inception. The user registration data has been corrected (lowered) from March 2007 to June 2007 to account for a period when the site had nothing in place to restrict SPAM registrations.