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Dan Vargas

ASG Sr. Presales Solutions Architect

Dan Vargas is a Sr. Solutions Architect for the Cisco practice at SHI. Dan has a passion for technology and helping others experience and understand it.

Over the past several decades, Dan has taught many Cisco classes and has spent time mentoring teammates while designing and deploying networking solutions for both small and very large clients. He also regularly presents at Cisco Live.

He has over 20 years of experience in Cisco Technologies and holds a Quin CCIE (Cisco System Internetworking Expert) in Routing/Switching, Security, Collaboration, Data Center and Wireless. He is one of less than 75 worldwide to hold five active CCIE certifications (5x CCIE #11317).

Dan was chosen as one of 25 CCIEs worldwide to be a founding member of the CCIE Advisory Council where he contributed to upcoming certifications. He has also written test questions for Cisco’s CCNP-DC and IOT Manufacturing Specialization exam.

Recent Content by Dan Vargas

Is your Cisco last day of support coming up? Here’s how to prepare early:
LDOS, EOL, EOS … it’s a lot to keep up with. Our Cisco experts make it make sense.

June 21, 2024
Facing the end of support can feel like a fork in the road. With visibility and guidance, you can easily navigate your next steps.

Artificial intelligence dominates Cisco Live 2024 amid ambitious innovations:
Explore Cisco's vision for the AI-powered future.

June 14, 2024
AI dominates Cisco Live 2024 as Hypershield, Cisco's Splunk acquisition, and new talent initiatives pave the future.

A guide to networking for a hybrid infrastructure:
Can your network fully support today’s hybrid workers? Modernize your infrastructure with our crash course.

December 6, 2021
Can your network fully support today’s hybrid workers? Modernize your infrastructure with our crash course.

How to design agile and secure multi-tenant as-a-service data centers

July 22, 2021
Learn how cloud-like infrastructure in a physical data center can drive business agility and reduce risk.

Why private LTE gives you connectivity options beyond Wi-Fi:
Discover more about this exciting option

June 2, 2020
The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has only heightened the need for high performance and reliable wireless connectivity.

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