Raymond Lacoste is a highly recognized instructor and IT professional who holds the Cisco Sirius Instructor Award. He has authored Cisco Press publications on the Cisco ENARSI and Cisco TSHOOT exams. Raymond's areas of expertise include Cisco Enterprise networking, Cisco Routing and Switching, Cisco Datacenter Networking, ITIL, and Amazon AWS. He also holds certifications in Cisco CCSI, Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching, Cisco CCNP Enterprise, ITIL Foundations, ITIL Practitioner, ITIL Intermediate, Amazon AWS System Operations, Amazon AWS Architect, Amazon AWS Developer, and CISSP. In addition to his certifications and experience, Raymond's engaging instruction style makes even the most obscenely complicated or obtuse concepts relatable and understandable. Outside of class, he enjoys dominating both on the golf course and the basketball court.
Aaron Gould is a highly knowledgeable network engineer with heavy experience in the Internet Service Provider space. Aaron holds multiple professional-level certifications with Juniper and Cisco equipment as well as Juniper - JNCIP-SP, Juniper - JNCIS-SP, Juniper - JNCDS-DC, Juniper - AAA (JNCIA X 3), Juniper – JNCDA, Juniper - JNCIA-Cloud, Juniper - JNCIA-Junos, Cisco - CCNP SP, Cisco – CCIP, Cisco – CCDP, Cisco - CCNP R/S, MEF CECP, and IPv6 Forum - Silver certifications. Aaron's extensive expertise includes Cisco IOS Routing and Switching, Cisco Network Design, Cisco Service Provider Routing, and Juniper Service Provider Routing.