Russ Long is an experienced IT professional and instructor specializing in Cisco networking and VMware virtualization. He holds many reputable IT certifications, including Cisco CCSI, Cisco CCNA, Apple Certified Support Professional, VMware VCP-DCV, and VMware VCA-DCV. In addition to his certifications, Russ has extensive experience with Cisco routing and switching, Linus administration, Cybersecurity, VMware vSphere, VMware Workstation, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Apple Support. His approachable teaching style allows students to get a deeper understanding of technology by encouraging them to ask questions. Outside of class, Russ will get his party killed in MMOs and dominate in the pool hall.