Toby Sauer is the Voice Curriculum Manager and voice instructor for Skyline. In this position, Toby is responsible for all voice course direction within Skyline as well as all the related practical labs. Toby works with the other highly skilled voice instructors on his team to create and adapt the practical labs to best suit the student’s learning needs. His current task list includes testing and preparing courses for the upcoming CCVP 8.0 release and other updated 8.0 releases. In his 28 years in the telecommunications industry, Toby has worked for the United States Marine Corps, Qwest Communications, Norstan Communications and Skyline ATS. Toby has installed and maintained everything from Key systems, Large PBXs, Small to Large Voicemail systems and the occasional job in Provider Central Offices (CO).
In the late 1990s, Toby started working with traditional VoIP by connecting traditional PBXs together using data equipment. This set the stage for him to be involved in the earliest installations of Cisco CallManager. Toby installed many different implementations of CallManager 2.4, 3.0, and 3.1 during his final 1.5 years at Norstan and was responsible for converting most of the Midwest's Cisco Offices from Traditional PBX to CallManager.
Toby moved to Skyline to become a voice instructor in 2000. As the Communications Manager product continued to grow and develop, Toby was a key instructor to many of the original deployment partners.
Toby currently holds CCVP, CCNA-Voice, CCNA-RS, CCSI and various partner level certifications. Toby is also prepping for his CCIE Voice Practical examination. Toby teaches all of the Cisco Voice courses including ACUCM, AUM, IUM, AUC, IUC, CIPT1, CIPT2, TUC, CVOICE, QoS, IIUC1, IIUC2 and many custom variations of these courses.
Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945, is a certified Cisco instructor, and he holds multiple Cisco certifications including CCSP, CCVP, CCNP, and CCDP, in addition to multiple security and voice specializations. With Cisco experience dating back to 1989 (beginning with a Cisco AGS+ running Cisco IOS 7.x) Kevin has been a Network Design Specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, a Senior Technical Instructor for SkillSoft/Thomson NETg/KnowledgeNet, and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University. Kevin holds a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. Also, Kevin has authored multiple books for Cisco Press.
Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 (Voice and R/S) #7945, CCSI #20061
With Cisco experience dating back to 1989 (on a Cisco AGS+ router running Cisco IOS 7.x), Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, a Senior Technical Instructor for SkillSoft, and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University. Kevin holds a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering (focusing on digital communications) from the University of Kentucky, and has authored or co-authored multiple books for Cisco Press, including: Voice over IP First-Step, CVOICE Foundation Learning Guide, TSHOOT Cert Kit, TSHOOT Official Certification Guide, and ROUTE Cert Kit. Kevin’s website is 1ExamAMonth.com.