Daren Fulwell

Technical Architect

Cisco Champion

Daren Fulwell is a Technical Architect with a Cisco Gold Partner in the UK, heading up a team of highly-skilled Professional Services consultants. He has over 20 years' experience in Enterprise IT - having worked in PC, application, server and network support, implementation and design in a range of verticals - and brings that experience to bear in his current role as a keeper of technical design standards.

Daren's primary current interests are in what the industry currently calls "SDN" - programmable, automatable, orchestratable wired and wireless LANs, WANs and DCs. He is a CCIE in Routing and Switching (#20443) and a CCDE (#2015::41) and has been involved in the Cisco Champion programme since 2016.


October 14, 2019


Mentoring and Coaching for the “New World” of Network Automation

3 min read

#init6 is a group of experts, passionate about mentoring networking professionals with varying levels of automation and programming experience.

October 12, 2017



5 min read

Recently I was faced with the question - new network technologies like SDN are supposed to make networking simpler, but do they really?