Dr. Peter Welcher is a Principal Consultant with broad knowledge and experience in a number of areas including high-end routing and network design.
He also has expertise with Cisco QoS, IP Multicast, MPLS, wireless, IP telephony, data center/e-commerce, and network management. He writes quickly and well, and has played a significant role in building a business, both in terms of sales support and internal management.
Dr. Pete has worked with a wide variety of products and technologies in complex environments and supporting many different industries. These consulting projects include broad experience in network design, re-design, implementation, and assessment, including High Availability and failover techniques. They have included very large e-commerce/data center design, strategic corporate and university campus network re-design. Peter has designed and helped implement network management architectures and Network Operations Centers for major corporations. He has taught MPLS, QoS, and new IOS features to Cisco staff internationally. He also taught hundreds of networking personnel attending Cisco Certified courses, "Cisco University" sessions, and seminars using material he wrote. He is skilled at explaining technology simply and relating it to business issues, and at assessing networking technology, designs, and procedures for risks, strengths, and weaknesses with an eye towards improvement.
Peter is certified as Cisco CCIE #1773, CCIP, and certified instructor (CCSI #94014). He holds numerous Cisco specialization certifications as well. He led teams that developed several courses for Cisco. He has done many technical book proposal and content reviews, notably for Cisco Press / Pearson.
So that you can see the wide range of work experience he has, Pete's full (long!) resume can be found here.