About the Author
Vijay Masurkar is a Principal Engineer and a leading services architect and technologist for Network and Security at Sun Microsystems. Currently in Sun Support Services, his research interests are best practices for enterprise and Internet level reliable and secure network architectures and customer security services. Vijay has been in the computer network and security industry for twenty-eight years. He has led large-scale research and development projects, consulting and support for VAX/VMS, Wang VS, Solaris, and TCP/IP-based network and security products and services. He publishes frequently, represents Sun in several industry forums, and has spoken at numerous international conferences. He is often invited to teach at Sun and in the industry. Vijay holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Computer Systems Engineering, and an M.B.A., majoring in operations research.