Khalid Raza

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Khalid Raza is a co-founder and CTO at Viptela, a Sequoia-funded technology company focused on SD-WAN. Khalid Raza is a former Distinguished Engineer at Cisco and widely regarded as a visionary in routing protocols. In a career spanning more than 20 years, he has played an instrumental role in architecting networks for global tier 1 carriers and Fortune 100 companies and in defining innovative grid solutions for the healthcare industry. He has been awarded the pinnacle of Cisco certifications: the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) and Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE). Most recently, at Hewlett-Packard, he was honored as Distinguished Technologist, and he created the vision for the company's next-generation data center and wide area network architectures. Raza holds patents in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and is the author of a book titled Large-Scale IP Network Solutions.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Khalid Raza and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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