About the Author
William R. Parkhurst, Ph.D., CCIE #2969, is a program manager with the CCIE group at Cisco Systems. Bill is responsible for the CCIE Communications and Services exams. Prior to joining the CCIE team, Bill was a Consulting Systems Engineer supporting Sprint. Bill first became associated with Cisco Systems while he was a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Wichita State University (WSU). In conjunction with Cisco Systems, WSU established the first CCIE Preparation Laboratory.
About the Technical Reviewers
Mike Bass has worked for 22 years in computer networking, the last 17 years at Sprint. Mike’s networking experience began with mini-computer and mainframe networks and now consists of planning and design for distributed ...