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Khaled Abuelenain

Khaled Abuelenain, CCIE No. 27401 (R&S, SP), is currently the Consulting Director at Acuative, a Cisco Managed Services Master Partner. Khaled has spent the past 18 years designing, implementing, operating, and automating networks and clouds. He specializes in service provider technologies, SD-WAN, data center technologies, programmability, automation, and cloud architectures. Khaled is especially interested in Linux and OpenStack.

Khaled is a contributing author of the best-selling Cisco Press book Routing TCP/IP, Volume II, 2nd edition, by Jeff Doyle. He also blogs frequently on network programmability and automation on blogs.cisco.com. Khaled is also a member of the DevNet500 group, being one of the first 500 individuals in the world to become DevNet certified. Khaled lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and when not working or writing, he likes to run marathons and skydive. He can be reached at kabuelenain@gmail.com, on Twitter at @kabuelenain or on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/kabuelenain.