Somit Maloo, CCIE No. 28603, CCDE No. 20170002, is a content architect from the data center team in the Learning & Certifications’ organization. He holds a master’s degree in telecommunication networks and a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering. He is also a penta CCIE in routing and switching, service provider, wireless, security, and data center technologies. Somit holds various industry-leading certifications, including CCDE, PMP, RHCSA, and VMware VCIX6 in Data Center and Network Virtualization. Somit has extensive experience in designing and developing various data center courses for the official Cisco curriculum. He started his career as a Cisco TAC engineer. Somit has more than 13 years of experience in the networking industry, working mostly with data center networks. You can reach Somit on Twitter: @somitmaloo.