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Robert Shimonski

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Robert Shimonski is a well-known networking and security expert consulting out of the Long Island, New York area. Rob has authored over 30 books on information technology that include topics specializing in systems engineering with Unix and Microsoft technologies, as well as networking and security design with Check Point and Cisco technologies.

Rob has also deployed state-of-the-art technology in hundreds of companies worldwide—just recently designing and implementing a global MPLS network spanning hundreds of sites. Rob was fortunate to have been able to keep up with his love for Unix by deploying Linux systems and freeware networking and security tools such as Ethereal, NMIS, and MRTG, to name a few.

Because of Rob's unique blend of Unix- and Linux-related real world experience, Rob has served as a technical editor and author on countless Unix- and Linux- related articles and books. Rob was also the networking and security expert chosen to help develop and design LinuxWorld Magazine. You can view LinuxWorld Magazine at http://www.linuxworld.com. To learn more about Roberts's book projects, please visit him at http://www.rsnetworks.net.

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