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Chesapeake NetCraftsmen, LLC is a professional, high-end consulting firm, specializing in Network design, Complex Routing, Network Management, Security, and Voice/Data Convergence. Currently based in the Mid-Atlantic Region, NetCraftsmen's technical staff is made up of experts with over 10 years of experience, including 8 CCIE's. Industry recognized team members include Dr. Peter Welcher, Marty Adkins, and Jonathan Kadis.
NetCraftsmen also provides custom, on-site Cisco Certified Training at the CCNA and CCNP levels, as well as NetCraftsmen proprietary complex routing courses, to select customers.
Dr. Peter J. Welcher, CCIE® #1773, author of numerous articles including a monthly article in Cisco World magazine, maintains this site. The site includes all his past articles from Cisco World, as well as other articles and information useful to the CCIE® candidate.
Netcordia, Inc. provides network security for corporate mission-critical networks. The company founder, Terry Slattery, CCIE®#1026, also founded Chesapeake Computer Consultants (also known as Mentor Technologies Group). He led Chesapeake to become an Inc 500 company in 1999 before leaving Chesapeake in early 2000.