Über den Autor
Matthew Recore is a senior systems engineer for Cisco, supporting the largest and most competitive accounts in the San Francisco region. He is the Cisco e-commerce specialist in Northern California. Jeremy Laurenson, CCIE(r) certified No. 8849, is a consulting systems engineer in the Advanced Solutions Group at Cisco Systems and supports Southern California customers. Scott Herrmann is a systems engineer for Cisco Systems. His responsibilities include network design and support for Cisco customers, including LAN, WAN, IP telephony, security, network management, wireless, and content delivery network technologies, and the products that are related to these solutions.
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