About INE

INE is the premier provider of Technical Training for the IT industry. INE is revolutionizing the digital learning industry through the implementation of adaptive technologies and a proven method of hands on training experiences. INE’s portfolio of trainings is built for levels of technical learning specializing in advanced networking technologies, next generation security and infrastructure programming and development.

INE’s mission is to be your trusted partner in reaching your professional goals. INE has cultivated innovative content and teaching methods, delivered through cutting edge technology and disseminated by the most esteemed instructors in the world. Over the past 14 years, INE has helped tens of thousands of IT professionals achieve their goals and countless Fortune 500 companies build a world class technical organization fully prepared for tomorrow’s challenges.

Our Bootcamps are unparalleled, intense courses designed to help you pass your certification exams the first time. These live-online, instructor-led courses are taught by the most experienced and esteemed networking trainers in the industry, and are part of a proven successful 4-sided approach to learning. Only INE offers the combination of video content, live instructor-led training, lab workbooks and practice equipment all in one place. Explore our Bootcamp courses and see for yourself how our training methods can help you achieve your certification goals.

Learn More About Our INE Instructors

INE Instructor - Brian McGahan

Brian McGahan, CCIEx4 #8593, CCDE #2013::13

At the age of 20, Brian McGahan earned his first CCIE in Routing & Switching, and became known as the “youngest engineer in the world.” He continued on to earn CCIE certifications in Security, Service Provider, and Data Center. Brian has developed and taught for INE since 2002, setting the bar for CCIE training and helping thousands of engineers obtain their own certifications--we’re proud to have such an accomplished and driven instructor on the INE team. When he is not developing new products for INE, he consults with large ISPs and enterprise customers. You may contact Brian McGahan at bmcgahan@ine.com or find him helping others in INE’s IEOC Community Forum.


INE Instructor - Dave Smith

Dave Smith, CCIEx2 #19125

Dave has more than 20 years of experience in the networking field, and has spent most of those working with Cisco gear. After earning his CCNA in 1999 and his CCNP in 2000, he soon began teaching to help others earn their certifications. He earned his CCIE in Routing & Switching in 2007 and has been teaching CCIE bootcamps ever since. He also consults for several small and enterprise-level customers. Dave just passed his CCIE Data Center certification and is currently studying to add CCIE Service Provider and CCDE certifications to his list of credentials. When he’s not studying, teaching, or consulting, Dave can be found spending time with his family and off-roading in his Jeep. You may contact Dave Smith at dsmith@ine.com or find him helping others in INE’s IEOC Community Forum.


INE Instructor - Keith Bogart

Keith Bogart, CCIE #4923

Keith started his networking career as customer service representative at Cisco Systems in 1996. His desire to learn more soon led him to a position as a Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) engineer on the “Dial-Access” team, and within six months he had obtained his Dial-ISP CCIE. He later became a network consulting engineer and obtained his CCNA certification while teaching the technologies to Cisco employees during his lunch breaks. Keith was the first instructor on Cisco’s TAC Training team, where he taught a wide range of internetworking topics and later developed and taught other courses such as routing protocols, LAN switching, MPLS, 802.1x, and CCNA. After almost 17 years with Cisco, Keith joined a small startup and focused on 802.11 Wi-Fi technologies, during which time he obtained his CWNA certification. He is now very happy to be working with INE as an instructor for Routing & Switching. Keith lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, son, and daughter. When he is not teaching INE Bootcamps, Keith can be found at home with his family, reading, or working in the yard. You may contact Keith Bogart at kbogart@ine.com or find him helping others in INE’s IEOC Community Forum.


INE Instructor - Rohit Pardasani

Rohit G Pardasani, CCIEx5 #21282, CCSI #34999

Rohit has been in the networking industry for more than 17 years, with a focus on Cisco networking for the past 15 years. Rohit not only brings his years of teaching experience to the classroom, but also years of real-world enterprise and service provider experience. Rohit has assisted hundreds of engineers in obtaining their CCIE certification, and has been conducting CCIE RS, CCIE SEC, CCIE SP and CCIE Collaboration for Cisco Systems worldwide. Rohit currently holds 5xCCIE’s (Routing Switching, Service Provider, Security, Voice and Collaboration). When not teaching or developing new products, Rohit consults with large ISPs and enterprise customers in India and UK. Rohit is currently pursuing his CCIE Data Center certification. You may contact Rohit at rpardasani@ine.com.


INE Instructor - Piotr Kaluzny

Piotr Kaluzny, CCIE #25665

Piotr Kaluzny has been in the IT field since 2002 when he was exposed to networking and programming during his studies. His career in production networks began in 2007, right after graduating with MSc in Computer Science. Piotr quickly progressed his career by working for multiple enterprise and non-enterprise companies in different Routing and Switching and Security roles, with his responsibilities ranging from operations and engineering to consulting and management. Since the very beginning Piotr has been heavily focused on the Security track to finally prove his skills in 2009 by passing the CCIE Security certification exam (#25665) in the first attempt (he also holds R&S and Security CCNP and CCNA certifications). You may contact Piotr at pkaluzny@ine.com.


INE Instructor - Tracy Wallace

Tracy Wallace, MCT #204908, MCSE, MCSD, MCSA, Azure Solutions Architect Expert

With more than 20 years of experience, Tracy brings a treasure trove of Microsoft knowledge to the INE team. Certified as an Azure Solutions Architect Expert and Azure Administrator Associate, as well as in MCSE Cloud Platform & Infrastructure, MCSD App Builder, MCT, and MCSA: SQL Server, Tracy’s skills cover multiple facets of the Microsoft field. He holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and stumbled upon his career in technology by accident, after working as an Economic Consultant. Realizing that his favorite thing to do within any job was to work with computers, Tracy decided to follow his passion and hasn’t looked back since. Besides being a Microsoft expert, Tracy also enjoys hiking with his two children, playing disc golf, and traveling with his wife. You may contact Tracy Wallace at twallace@ine.com.




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