About the Author
Richard Deal (Tampa Bay, FL) is a Certified Cisco Instructor who has been teaching Cisco LAN Switch Configuration classes for over a year. He also teaches Introduction to Cisco Router Configuration, Advanced Cisco Router Configuration, Cisco Internetworking Design, Managing Switched Internetworks, and Multiband Switch and Service Configuration. He is the owner of The Deal Group, Inc., a network consulting company based in Tampa, Florida. He hProvides readers with the experience they need to place, configure, and maintain Catalyspent several years with Texaco working on its Research and Development facilities. He was the Network Manager for the Marine Corps National Capitol Region Network. Craig is currently an instructor for Cisco Systems, Inc.
Eric Quinn (Chandler, AZ) CNE, MCSE, MCT, CCSI, CCDP has worked as a Network Administrator for several high-tech firms, has been a consultant for manufacturing and design firms, and has designed ERP and E-Commerce network infrastructure for companies nationwide. Eric is currently an instructor for Cisco Systems, Inc., teaching courses in ICRC, ACRC, CLSC, and CMTD.