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The Boson team consists of highly trained IT professionals with decades of industry experience. The authors and editors that make up the Boson team have diverse experiences in all aspects of the IT industry.


Our team members maintain a wide range of IT certifications including: CCNA, CCNA Voice, CCNA Security, CCNA Wireless, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, CCIP, CCSP, CCIE, CCSI, CISSP, CSE, CXFA, Cisco IOS Security Specialist, Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist, Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist, Cisco Data Center UF Support Specialist, Cisco Unified Fabric Technology Support Specialist, VCP, Certified EC-Council Instructor, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, GCFA, MCTS (multiple specializations), MCITP (multiple specializations), MCSE, MCSE+I, MCSE: Security, MCSE: Messaging, MCSA, MCSA+Security, MCDST, MCDBA, MCSD.NET, MCAD.NET, MCP+I, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security +, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Linux+, LPI-1, SCNS, SCNP, CPTE, OSWP, HP Certified Instructor, ASE - HP,  Master ASE - HP, AIS - HP, CNA, CNE, SCSA, OCA, OCP, CIW Associate, CIW Professional and Master CIW Designer.

There are others, but we think you get the point; we know a lot about IT technologies.

Fun Facts, Achievements & Awards

Although we are always working to deliver better products and services to our customers, we do find time for other pursuits. Here is a list of things we have done and achieved while not eating, sleeping and breathing IT:
  • Trained the team that developed the software that schedules flights for Air Force One
  • KCBS Certified Barbeque Judge
  • Certified Beef Inspector
  • Cat III road cyclist
  • Honorably Discharged, Specialist E-4
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Tiger Rock Ho-Am TaeKwonDo Blue Belt
  • PADI Certified Open Water Diver, PADI Certified Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Certified Emergency First Response Provider and PADI Certified Rescue Diver

Products Authored By: Boson

ExSim-Max Products

Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment      $2000     
AAUCMF: Advanced Administration of Unified Communications Manager and Features      $3995     
ACCXSL: Advanced Contact Center Express Scripting Labs      $4195     
ACIMIG: Cisco ACI Migration      $3595     
ACINTRO: Introduction to Cisco ACI      $2395     
ACIOPS: ACI Operations and Troubleshooting      $4995     
ACISTK: ACI Integration and OpenStack Training      $3595     
ACITS: Cisco ACI Troubleshooting Training      $2095     
ACUCM with AUC: Administering Cisco Unified Communications Manager      $3695     
ACUCM: Administering Cisco Unified Communications Manager v12      $2695     
ACUCW1: Administering Cisco Unified Communications Workspace Part      $3495     
ACUCW2: Administering Cisco Unified Communications Workspace Part 2      $3495     
Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 (Microsoft Course #20345-1)      $3095     
ADMUMB: Administering and Positioning Cisco Umbrella Operations Training      $2395     
Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell (Microsoft Course #10962)      $2095     
APCCE: Administering Packaged Contact Center Enterprise      $3995     
APPNAV and WAAS Training      $3695     
ARCH: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures      $3295     
ASA Essentials      $3795     
ASCCX: Advance Scripting for Cisco Unified Contact Center Express      $4195     
AUCCE: Administering Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise Part 1 v11      $3795     
AUCCE: Administering Unified Contact Center Enterprise Part 2 v11      $3795     
BGP Training      $3695     
CAPPS Training      $3795     
CBROPS: Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Operations Fundamentals v1.0      $4295     
CCNA - Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions Bootcamp      $4195     
CCNP Enterprise Bootcamp 4.5 stars (38)      $7995     
CICD Training      $3795     
CISSP Training      $3995     
CIVND Parts 1 and 2 Training      $4995     
CLACCM: Implementing Cisco Advanced Call Control and Mobility Services      $2195     
CLAUI: Implementing Automation for Cisco Collaboration Solutions v1.0      $3995     
CLCEI: Implementing Cisco Collaboration Cloud and Edge Solutions v1.0      $4195     
CLCOR: Implementing Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies v1.0      $4195     
CLDACI Training      $4295     
CLFNDU: Understanding Cisco Collaboration Foundations v1.0      $3195     
CLICA: Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications v1.0      $2195     
CMA Training      $2695     
Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (Microsoft Course #20341)      $3095     
Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (Microsoft Course #20448)      $3095     
Courseware Complete Kit for CISSP (Digital)      $189     
Courseware Complete Kit for CISSP (Paperback)      $239     
Courseware for CISSP (Digital) 2 stars (1)      $99     
Courseware for CISSP (Paperback)      $149     
Create Your Own Practice Lab Kit - Pick 10      $699     
Create Your Own Practice Lab Kit - Pick 15      $849     
Create Your Own Practice Lab Kit - Pick 2      $179     
Create Your Own Practice Lab Kit - Pick 3      $259     
Create Your Own Practice Lab Kit - Pick 5      $419     
Create Your Own Practice Lab Kit - Pick 7      $559     
CWNA Training      $3495     
CWSP Training          
CyberSec First Responder Training      $2495     
DCACI: Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0      $4195     
DCAUI: Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions v1.0      $3995     
DCCNX: Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center v1.0      $3395     
DCCOR: Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies v1.0      $4595     
DCFNDU: Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations v1.0      $4595     
DCID: Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v7      $3995     
DCINX: Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center v1.0      $2195     
DCINX9K Training      $2295     
DCIT Training      $4495     
DCITUC Training      $3995     
DCMDS: Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches v3.1      $4495     
DCNXA Training      $4295     
DCUCA Training      $3595     
Deploying Cisco Jabber (DCJAB) Training      $1995     
DESGN Training      $3295     
DEVASC: Developing Applications and Automating Workflows Using Cisco Core Platforms v1.0      $3995     
DEVCOR: Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs v1.0      $3995     
Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (Microsoft Course #20488)      $3095     
Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases (Microsoft Course # 20464)      $3095     
DEVIOT: Developing Solutions Using Cisco IoT and Edge Platforms v1.0      $3995     
DEVOPS: Implementing DevOps Solutions and Practices Using Cisco Platforms v1.0      $3995     
DEVWBX: Developing Applications for Cisco Webex and Webex Devices v1.0      $3995     
DNACA: Cisco DNA Center Automation & Assurance v1.3      $2500     
DNAIE: Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials      $4395     
ENARSI: Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services v1.0      $4000     
ENAUI: Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions v1.0      $2195     
ENCOR: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies v1.0      $4295     
ENSLD: Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks v1.0      $3595     
ENWLSD: Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks v1.0      $3595     
ENWLSI: Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks v1.0      $3995     
Ethical Hacking Bootcamp 5 stars (1)      $3195     
ExSim-Max for AWS CLF-C01      $99     
ExSim-Max for AWS SAA-C02      $99     
ExSim-Max for Cisco 200-301 CCNA 5 stars (3)      $99     
ExSim-Max for Cisco 200-301 plus Video Training      $139     
ExSim-Max for Cisco 300-410 ENARSI      $99     
ExSim-Max for Cisco 350-401 ENCOR 5 stars (1)      $99     
ExSim-Max for CISSP 4 stars (13)      $99     
ExSim-Max for CompTIA A+ 220-1001      $99     
ExSim-Max for CompTIA A+ 220-1002      $99     
ExSim-Max for CompTIA Network+ N10-007 4 stars (3)      $99     
ExSim-Max for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 4 stars (3)      $99     
ExSim-Max for Ethical Hacking      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-410      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-411      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-412      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-413      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-414      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-740 3.5 stars (3)      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-741 5 stars (1)      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-742      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft 70-744      $99     
ExSim-Max for Microsoft AZ-103      $99     
ExSim-Max Kit for CompTIA A+ (Core Series)      $189     
ExSim-Max Kit for MCSA Windows Server 2012      $279     
ExSim-Max Kit for MCSA Windows Server 2016      $279     
HXICA Training      $3195     
ICER: Implementing Cisco Emergency Responder      $2695     
Implementing A Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (Microsoft Course # 20463)      $3095     
Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (Microsoft Course #20466)      $3095     
Introduction To Basic Networking Technologies (Digital Edition)      $99     
IP6FD Training      $3495     
IPWSP-NE: Introducing Python and Web Services Programmability for Network Engineers v3.0      $3995     
ISE Essentials Training      $2395     
ITIL Foundation Training      $3695     
Kit for 200-301 CCNA      $259     
Kit for 300-410 ENARSI      $259     
Kit for 350-401 ENCOR      $259     
Kit for 350-401 ENCOR plus Video Training      $299     
Kit for CCNA plus Video Training      $299     
Kit for CompTIA Network+ N10-007      $179     
Kit for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501      $179     
Kit for ISC2 CISSP      $189     
Kit for MCSA Windows Server 2016      $489     
Kit for Microsoft 70-410      $179     
Kit for Microsoft 70-411      $179     
Kit for Microsoft 70-412      $179     
Kit for Microsoft 70-740      $179     
Kit for Microsoft 70-741      $179     
Kit for Microsoft 70-742      $179     
Linux+ Training      $2795     
MCSA Windows Server 2016 Training      $4895     
MCSA: Office 365 Training      $4695     
MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration Bootcamp      $4115     
MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development Bootcamp      $3695     
MCSD App Builder w/ MCSA Web Apps Bootcamp      $5695     
MCSE: Core Infrastructure (Security) w/ MCSA:Win Svr 2016 5 stars (1)      $5995     
MCSE: Productivity SharePoint 2016 Administrator      $4115     
MENPI: Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure v3.0      $3750     
MPLS Training      $3795     
NetSim for Cisco 200-301 CCNA      $179     
NetSim for Cisco 200-301 plus Video Training      $219     
NetSim for Cisco 300-410 ENARSI      $179     
NetSim for Cisco 350-401 ENCOR      $179     
NetSim for Cisco 350-401 ENCOR plus Video Training      $219     
Network+ Training      $3395     
Practice Lab for CISSP      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA A+ 220-1002      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA CySA+ CS0-001 1 star (1)      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA IT Fundamentals      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA Network+ N10-007      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501      $99     
Practice Lab for CompTIA Server+ SK0-004      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-410 5 stars (4)      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-411      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-412      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-461      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-462      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-463      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-464      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-740      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-741      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-742      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-761      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-762      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft 70-764      $99     
Practice Lab for Microsoft MD-100      $99     
Practice Lab Kit for MCSA Windows Server 2012      $259     
Practice Lab Kit for MCSA Windows Server 2016      $259     
Practice Labs for Ethical Hackers      $99     
Programming in C# (Microsoft Course #20483)      $3095     
QoS Training      $3695     
SAEXS: Cisco ASA Express Security      $2995     
SASAA: Implementing Advanced Cisco ASA Security v2.1      $3795     
SASAC: Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security      $3795     
SAUI: Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions v1.0      $3995     
SCOR: Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies v1.0      $4295     
SDAINT: Introduction to SD-Access and DNA Center      $3695     
SDAISE: Cisco SDA and ISE Integration      $3695     
SDWAN300: Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions v1.0      $2195     
SDWOTS: Advanced Operations & Troubleshooting Training      $4495     
Security+ Training 4.5 stars (5)      $3695     
SESA: Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance v3.0      $2895     
SIPTO Training      $3695     
SISE: Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine v3      $3995     
SPACI Training      $4995     
SPAUI: Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions v1.0      $3995     
SPCOR: Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies v1.0      $3995     
SPRI: Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions v1.0      $3995     
SPVI: Implementing Cisco Service Provider VPN Services v1.0      $3995     
SSFAMP Training      $3000     
SSFIPS: Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS v4.0      $4000     
SSNGFW: Securing Networks Cisco Firepower      $4000     
SVPN: Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks v1.0      $3995     
SWSA: Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v3.0      $2195     
UCA Training      $1995     
UCCE-A Training      $3695     
UCCE-AA Training      $3695     
UCCE-D Training      $3695     
UCCXD Training      $3695     
UCSDACI: Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI v6.6      $3895     
UCSDAV Training      $3695     
UCSDF Training      $3895     
VersaStack Training      $2995     
Video Training for Cisco 200-301 CCNA      $79     
Video Training for Cisco 350-401 ENCOR      $79     
VII Training      $3695     
WLFNDU: Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations v1.0      $3995