Tony Antony, CCNP, CCIP, has more than 11 years of telecommunications/data-networking experience and is currently working at Cisco Systems as a technical marketing engineer in the Optical Networking Group. He received a master's degree in telecommunications from SMU. Tony's previous experience includes engineering positions at Texas Instruments and KPMG. He has authored numerous technical papers at international conferences in the networking area. His research interests include optical Internet and network simulations.