I’d like to give special recognition to Michelle Grandin for providing the opportunity to write this and future books with Cisco Press, as well as the team from Cisco Press for making the writing of this book a very smooth process.
Special thanks goes out to the technical editors of this book: Umar Shafiq, Scott Clayton, and especially Steve Marcinek. I have personally known Steve for quite some time and can always count on him as a co-worker and friend.
A big “thank you” goes out to the production team for this book. Marc Fowler and Krista Hansing have been incredibly professional and a pleasure to work with. And a really special thanks to Drew! I couldn’t have asked for a finer team.
Last and most important, this book would ...