Brandon Carroll

President and CEO

Global Config Technology Solutions, Inc.

Brandon Carroll, CCIE #23837 is a Cisco Press author and President of Global Config Technology Solutions, Inc. In the past, Brandon has been a CCIE Instructor with INE as well as IPexpert, providing network training and courseware development. He has also filled the role of CTO for Ascolta, where he lead the vision of IT and the services it provided within the organization.

Brandon has taught a number of Technical courses at the CCIE level as well as Cisco Certified Courses as part of the Cisco Learning Partner Program. Brandon is CCSI #23097 and is certified in over 25 courses in the Security, R&S, Wireless, and Voice tracks.

Brandon has past experience as Senior Business Development Engineer, Senior Technical Instructor and professional trainer and has developed courses for Cisco.

Prior to being an instructor he worked with Verizon Communications, formerly GTE Network Services.

He is published by Cisco Press / Pearson Education in the area of Network Security.


October 26, 2015


Using Cisco VIRL with Additional Components

3 min read

One of the things we tend to do as networking people is test configurations to see if things work the way we think they will. Case in point, I just had a talk with a fellow Champion, Teren Bryson (@someclown) and he was telling me how he used VIRL to prove a concept to a […]

December 5, 2014


Cisco ISE 1.3: Welcomed Improvements

6 min read

I’ve finally had a chance to stop and smell the roses. The roses being Cisco ISE 1.3 that is. It’s been a much anticipated update to Cisco’s core TrustSec component and there are a number of improvements, many dealing with Guest users. So what has Cisco done to improve? Let’s look at 5 areas related […]