Jim Guichard is a senior network design consultant within Global Solutions Engineering at Cisco Systems. During the last four years at Cisco, Jim has been involved in the design, implementation, and planning of many large-scale WAN and LAN networks. His breadth of industry knowledge, hands-on experience, and understanding of complex internetworking architectures have enabled him to provide a detailed insight into the new world of MPLS and its deployment. If you would like to contact Jim, he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE, is the executive director of the Technical Division with NIL Data Communications (http://www.NIL.si), a high-tech data communications company focusing on providing high-value services in new-world Service Provider technologies.
Ivan has more than 10 years of experience in designing, installing, troubleshooting, and operating large corporate and service provider WAN and LAN networks, several of them already deploying MPLS-based Virtual Private Networks. He is the author or lead developer of a number of highly successful advanced IP courses covering MPLS/VPN, BGP, OSPF, and IP QoS. His previous publications include EIGRP Network Design Solutions, by Cisco Press.