Ray Blair

Distinguished Systems Engineer
US Public Sector

Ray Blair is a Distinguished Systems Engineer and has been with Cisco Systems since 1999. He uses his years of experience to align technology solutions with business needs, insuring customer success.

Ray started his career in 1988 designing industrial monitoring and communication systems (Internet of Things). Since that time, he has been involved with server/database administration and the design, implementation, and management of networks that have included networking technologies from ATM to ZMODEM.

He maintains three CCIE certifications in Routing and Switching, Security, and Service Provider (#7050), is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a Certified Business Architect (#00298).

Ray is coauthor of four Cisco Press books, Cisco Secure Firewall Services Module, Tcl Scripting for Cisco IOS, IP Multicast Volume I, and IP Multicast Volume II.

He speaks at many industry events and is a Cisco Live Distinguished Speaker.

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