About the Author

Tom Thomas claims he never works because he loves what he does. When you meet him, you will agree!

Throughout his many years in the networking industry, Tom has taught thousands of people how networking works. Tom is the author or coauthor of 17 books on networking, including the acclaimed OSPF Network Design Solutions, published by Cisco Press. Beyond his many books, Tom also has taught computer and networking skills through his roles as an instructor and training-course developer.

Tom holds the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE No. 9360) certification—the pinnacle of networking certifications. Tom also holds Cisco CCNP, CCDA, and CCNA certifications and is a certified Cisco Systems instructor. These certifications ...

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