Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293, is a Principal Architect with J. Network Architects and has 23 years of experience in the field of internetworking. For the last 13 years, Steve has specialized in data center and network security architectures involving compute, network, security, storage, and virtualization. Over the years, Steve has consulted 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 and security architecture design and has implemented solutions in many financial, energy, retail, healthcare, education, and telecommunications industries. Steve is a 15-Year triple CCIE in the tracks of Routing & Switching, Storage Networking, and Data Center. His other certifications include CCNA, CCNP Enterprise, VMware VCIX6-NV, and VCP6-NV.
Steve lives in Houston, Texas; and when he is not working on technology, Steve can be found traveling to new places, homebrewing, and trading stocks.
For the past 14 years, Steve was also the coauthor for three editions of the CCDA Official Cert Guide.