Stefan Fouant

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Over 23 years of experience in the Service Provider and network security industries as both a trusted advisor as well as a thought leader. Results-oriented, sales-focused technical leader with proven success in spearheading and successfully winning various multimillion-dollar projects. Critical thinker and adept negotiator who can apply extensive industry knowledge to standards bodies, vendor partnerships and unique revenue-enhancing marketing and sales opportunities.

I have extensive background working as a routing and security expert assisting the Enterprise and large Tier-1/Tier-2 carriers and ISPs. Background includes work at Verizon where I was responsible for launching one of the first large-scale cloud-enabled DDoS mitigation and detection services and also work at Neustar/UltraDNS where I was responsible for building out their layered DDoS response mechanisms, laying the groundwork for Neustar’s DDoS mitigation service offerings. I have authored drafts within the IETF relating to standardized signaling of coordinated DDoS attack filtering and mitigation mechanisms. Designated several patents in the areas of DDoS Detection and Mitigation, as well as many industry certifications including CISSP, JNCIE-SP, JNCIE-ENT, JNCIE-SEC, JNCIE-DC and Palo Alto PCNSE. I am a member of Juniper’s Ambassador Program as well as Juniper’s Partner Technical Advisory Board. Recently authored “Day One: Junos Fusion Data Center Up and Running” and also coauthored “Day One: Junos Tips, Techniques, and Templates” and “Day One: Juniper Ambassadors’ Cookbook 2017”. Technical editor of the O’Reilly book “Juniper MX Series” as “Day One: Junos for IOS Engineers”.

Specialties: Infrastructure Virtualization, Public and Private Cloud, Data Center, Containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift), SDN, Automation, Network Architecture, Disaster Recovery Planning, Multicast, , DDoS Mitigation and Detection, MPLS and BGP/MPLS L2 and L3 VPNs, and overall Information Security best practices