A great number of people go into publishing a work like this, and I would like to take this space to thank everyone who was involved with this project.
Thanks to the ICND course developers. Most of this book is the product of their hard work.
Thanks to the technical editors, Tami and Andrew, for looking over this work and helping maintain its technical integrity.
Thanks to all the real publishing professionals at Cisco Press. This is a group of people with whom I have had the pleasure of working since 1998, and it has been a joy and an honor. Thanks to Brett Bartow for allowing me the opportunity to write for Cisco Press once again, and to Chris Cleveland for gently reminding me how to write again after a three-year break. It’s definitely ...