About The Networking Nerd


Tom Hollingsworth is a technology professional based in Norman, OK.  He is a former VAR engineer with a focus on networking and voice, as well as interest in wireless and virtualization.  Tom now works for Stephen Foskett (@SFoskett) at Foskett Services, a company dedicated to enhancing the interaction between social media influencers and the larger IT community.

Tom is a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), #29213, in addition to holding a variety of certifications from industry vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, Novell, and others.

He also enjoys other nerdy pursuits like video games, comic books, science fiction movies and books, and arguing whether or not the Empire would beat the Federation.

This blog is the personal creation of Tom Hollingsworth.  All opinions expressed are solely his and as such should not be assumed to be associated with any facet of his employers, past or present.

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9 thoughts on “About The Networking Nerd

  1. I too have made 4 CCIE R & S lab attempts. I’ve fallen off my horse at the moment after my last attempt. Inspiring to see you are out there giving it another go. Good Luck!!

  2. Tom,

    I wanted to let you know that we launched a new online community today for a new type of networking expert focused on wireless LAN, security and mobile device management. More information about The Aruba Airheads Community is available here: http://www.arubanetworks.com/company/communities/airheads-community.

    I hope that you’ll stop by, join and work with the community moving forward.

    Best regards,

    Wilson Craig
    Director, Corporate Communications
    Aruba Networks, Inc.
    M 408-516-6182

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