Anthony Bruno, CCIE No. 2738, is a Consulting Director with BT with more than 20 years of experience in the internetworking field. Previously, he worked for International Network Services, Lucent Technologies, and as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. His other industry certifications include CCDP, PMP, CCNP Security, Cisco Certified Business Value Practitioner, Cisco Data Center Network Infrastructure Specialist, Cisco Security Solutions & Design Specialist, and ITILv3 Foundation. He has consulted for many enterprise and service provider customers in the design, implementation, and optimization of large-scale networks. Anthony leads architecture and design teams in building nextgeneration networks for his customers. He completed his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri—Rolla in 1994 and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico—Mayaguez in 1990. He is also a part-time instructor for the University of Phoenix—Online, teaching networking courses.
Outside of work Anthony enjoys running marathons, Spartan obstacle races, and Olympic and Ironman distance triathlons.
Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293, is a Senior Technology Manager with Accudata Systems and has 20 years experience in the field of internetworking. For the last 10 years, Steve has specialized in data center architectures involving compute, network, storage, virtualization, and SDN. Over the years, Steve has worked with many enterprise and service provider customers in both pre-sales and post-sales engineering and architecture roles,
along with working at several Cisco Gold Partners. He has extensive experience in data center architecture and design and has implemented solutions in many financial, energy, retail, healthcare, education, and telecommunications industries. Steve is a 10-Year triple CCIE in the tracks of Routing & Switching, Storage Networking, and Data Center. His other certifications include VMware VCIX-NV, VCP-NV, VCP4-DCV, VCP5-DCV, CCDP, CCNP, ACI-SE, and ACI-FE.
Steve lives in Houston, Texas, with his wife and three sons. When he is not working on technology, Steve can be found traveling to new places, finding great food, and listening to live music.
Steve was also the coauthor for the previous editions of the CCDA Official Cert Guide.