Jim Doherty

About the Authors

Jim Doherty is the vice president of marketing at CipherOptics, where he leads the outbound marketing

teams. Prior to joining the CipherOptics team Jim held leadership positions with Symbol

Technologies and Cisco. Jim has more than 15 years of technical marketing and engineering experience

and has led various marketing campaigns for IP telephony, routing and switching, and network

security solutions. Jim is the coauthor of the Networking Simplified series of books published by

Cisco Press. Jim is a former Marine Corps sergeant; he holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering

from N.C. State University and an M.B.A. degree from Duke University.

Neil Anderson is the senior manager of enterprise systems engineering with Cisco. Neil has more

than 20 years of broad engineering experience including public telephone systems, mobile phone

systems, Internet, and home networking. At Cisco, Neil’s focus is on large corporate customers in the

areas of routing and switching, wireless, security, and IP communications. Neil is the coauthor of the

Networking Simplified series of books including Home Networking Simplified, Home Network

Security Simplified, and Internet Phone Services Simplified. Neil holds a B.S. degree in computer