No book is the sole effort its authors. This book is certainly no exception. We all would like to start by thanking our co-authors for helping us stick with the project.
The authors of this book would like to thank the following people (in no particular order) and places for their parts in helping to make this book happen:
Mark Basinski, Cisco Systems
Bobbie Krupczak, Empire Technologies
Jim O'Shea, HP
Peter Welcher, CCCI
Anthony Edwards, Tavve Software
Technical contributors from Cisco Systems: Billie Ansell, Joel Dinkin, Srinivas Narayan, Anand Narwani, Dean Rogers, and Kris Thompson.
Cisco Systems contributors to the switch management paper, out of which this book and team of authors grew: Gerard Berthet, Mark Marsula, Dean ...