A global training and consulting company focusing on live, online IT training courses, self-paced e-learning, private on-site training, consulting, and software focused on the training industry.
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OUR MISSION

Create unprecedented value, enablement and business-impact for our customers and partners by providing the highest quality authorized and custom education available, delivered through innovative, world-class IT training and consulting solutions.

OVERVIEW

We are a company founded by engineers, for engineers. The founders of NterOne have been on the forefront of recognizing the rapid, constantly changing shifts in IT networking trends and see the need for IT training courses both online and in-person. Every online IT training manager, engineer, administrator and company expects to not be left behind by the inevitable transitions. By building an agile company and leveraging training transitions, we have been able to deliver appropriate business outcomes that keep students competitive in tomorrow’s emerging network evolution.

By combining our world-class IT education delivery, with an expert team of professional content developers who can design specific, outcome-oriented training, and our incredible consulting engineers who can help separate the technology from the business requirements, NterOne provides truly customer-centric solutions. You’ll find the VMware & Cisco online training & other courses that you need to stay up-to-date with the fast-paced technological needs of your business.

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NterOne is veteran-owned and headquartered in Reston, VA, with office locations in Tyner, NC, and Latin America; servicing customers in over 35 countries. We have a team of IT training specialists spread out globally from east to west coast in the US, several countries in Latin America, and Europe. We are a Cisco Direct and Specialized Learning Partner, and a VMware Authorized Training Center. We also own and operate our Data Center in North Carolina featuring award-winning technology with our key information technology focusing on Virtualization, Data Center, Routing and Switching, Voice, Collaboration, Optical, Wireless, and Security.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Each member of our executive team is dedicated to bringing the very best training and support to our clients. They are committed to continually refining the training provided through our online and on-site courses so our clients are able to innovate their own businesses and stay ahead of the technological curve.

Anthony

ANTHONY HAMILTON

Chief Executive Officer

Brandon

BRANDON YOHN

President & Chief Learning Officer

Kirk

KIRK HUNDLEY

Chief Financial Officer

Nestor

NESTOR BARRIOS

Vice President of Emerging Markets

Shawn

SHAWN BOYD

Vice President of Canada

Fred

FRED CUTARAN

Vice President of Strategic Partner Alliance

Dale

DALE PEDERSON

Vice President of Sales

Derek

DEREK ROBINSON

Vice President of Development

Dennis

DENNIS RUFF

Vice President of Services

Ryan

RYAN STORBERG

Vice President of Software Solutions

Meet the ICE Team

NterOne has the best technical employees in the industry.  We call them the ICE Team (Instructor Consulting Engineers). Each instructor has real-world IT experience in addition to their tenure as highly qualified certified professionals, consultants, instructors, and engineers. Our team can provide your team with the IT training or certification that they need, be it a CCNA training course or otherwise. Below is just a sample of the many qualified resources available to meet your needs! 

Jeffrey Hall

CCSI, VCI, VCAP5-DCA, VCP4/5, VTSP5, VSP5, CCIP, CCNP Voice, CCNP Security, CCNP, CCDP, Data Center Support Specialist, CCNA Wireless, MCT, MCITP, MCSE

Mr. Hall has over 15 years of experience managing many aspects of production networks, including Routing and Switching, IP Telephony, Security, Windows and UNIX servers, SANs, and end-user support. Having started his career in the military, he has designed, built, and managed complex networks in some very extreme places, such as Afghanistan and Iraq. Additionally, he has served as a Senior Implementation Engineer for such companies as SBC, AT&T, and Genesis Networks where he served as lead engineer for many large customer projects. In addition to managing and consulting in production networks, he has also taught classes all across the country in several IT disciplines. His well-rounded expertise and rock-solid experience come from years of experience and a desire to give his customers and students the very best experience possible. From Windows servers to UCS, he's seen, done, and taught it all. When he’s not in the classroom, he also enjoys blogging and authoring various exam preparation materials and technical white papers.

John Swartz

CCIE #4266, CCSI, CCNP, CCDP, CCNA, CCDA, Data Center Specialist

On the engineering side, Mr. Swartz has managed a large network of distributed servers for Eastern Kentucky University. He developed software to optimize installation and automated distribution of programs. He has worked with HP and Microsoft on the server clustering tour and deployed numerous MS SQL Server installations. He has used VMware across different platforms and installations, and handled installation, configuration, and maintenance of a Dell server farm. Mr. Swartz has also created a virtualization environment for Cisco devices (Boson NetSim), which routes virtual packets to simulated devices. On the training side, he started as a Novell Instructor in 1996, teaching the CNE track. He moved into the MCSE instruction with a focus on Microsoft SQL server, which he wrote a number of utilities, and created a video for Microsoft Corp. He started teaching Cisco before the CCNA existed. Mr. Swartz wrote the first CCNA practice test and founded Boson Software. He developed the test engine, numerous study guides and exams, the Cisco Router Simulator, Cisco CCNA Network Simulator, and other projects. During this time he also created Cisco Courseware for Boson Training and GlobalNet Training. Working with Todd Lammle, they wrote the Sybex CCIE Study Guide (1st edition). He has edited a number of books and developed CD's for Cisco Press. He sold Boson in 2005.

Koren Archibald

CCSI, CCNP, IT Project+, Network+, MCT

Ms. Archibald has been training and consulting in the most dynamic environments for over 10 years. She has worked with government, commercial, secure, and extremely large network infrastructures. She is the president of Wise Technical Innovations in Norfolk, Virginia and her company specializes in creating secure environments using Cisco solutions. Her company also assists organizations of all sizes advance their project management methodologies using combined solutions such as SharePoint, SQL Server, and Project Server 2010. Ms. Archibald is a CCSI, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and systems architect with a remarkable ability to convey information clearly and creatively in a technical environment. Her wide range of experience in both the public and private sectors has given Ms. Archibald a unique capability when it comes to servicing students and clients.

Paul B. Stryer

CCVP, CCNA, CCSI, CCNAV, VCP, Data Center Specialist

Mr. Stryer is a multi-certified network engineer with a track record of designing and implementing processes and technologies to enhance operations. Paul was employed with Cisco Systems for over 14 years. Before that he was senior LAN engineer for Levi Strauss and Providian Bank Corp. He has extensive curriculum development, instruction, and coaching experience. Paul has developed many complex Cisco Systems advanced technologies classes with in-depth hands-on training labs, teaching these classes both virtually and in person to thousands of channel partners around the globe. His expertise is in all aspects of networking, including: VoIP, collaboration, data center, routing, desktops, back-up processes, server architecture, and disaster recovery planning. Mr. Stryer has extensive experience in all phases of build, test, and implementation cycle.

Paul Odum

CCSI, CCNA, CCNA Voice, CCNP Voice

Mr. Odum has worked in the Information Technology field since 1990. He has worked for several large Fortune 100 companies including Intel and Bank of America as an IT Networking consultant. Paul was employed as a Senior Pre-Sales Engineer with Verizon for 10 years. While at Verizon Paul became a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor and taught Cisco IT courses for Verizon and several large Cisco Learning Partners. Paul is currently employed as a Senior Consultant with a large multinational telecommunications provider. Paul is responsible for designing and deploying large Cisco Voice networks domestically and internationally.

Timothy Berg

CCSI, CTT+, CCNP Voice/Security/R&S, CCIP, Cisco TSS, Data Center Design and Support Specialist, MCSE, ASE, NCSA, EMC BURA TA, VCP4

With extensive IT engineering, sales, and instructor experience, Mr. Berg has a wealth of experience in Data Center solutions, IP Voice, Enterprise Contact Center, IT Security and Virtualization technologies. Practical experience includes consulting services to Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 customers, systems integrators and many State, Local and Federal Government agencies. During his career Mr. Berg has been a solutions architect, principal/consulting engineer and a technical instructor. His diverse background allows him to bring real-world relevance and examples to his courses. His current focus includes collaboration technologies, cloud computing and data management solutions. Mr. Berg is a true 360 degree IT support specialist.

Tim Bittenbender

CCSI, CCAI, CCNA, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Security, CCNP Security, Data Center Specialist, MCT, MCP, MCSE, VCP3/4

Mr. Bittenbender has been a technical instructor for over 10 years and has worked for and consulted with numerous enterprise organizations including: New Horizons, Cigna and IBM Global Services. Mr. Bittenbender has worked as a Cisco Academy instructor since 2000. His skill set includes Cisco CCNA, CCNA Security, Microsoft MCT, Microsoft MCP + Internet, Microsoft MCSE (NT 3.51, 4.0 and Windows 2000), Master CNE Infrastructure and Design, Enterprise CNE, CNE 2.x, 3.x, 4.x, 5.1 and 6.0, Citrix Metaframe Administrator, COMPTIA Network +, Project + and VMWare Certified professional.

Omar Narvaez

CCSI, CCNA R&S, CCNA Wireless, CCNA SP, CCNP R&S, CCNP SP, CCDA, CCDP, CSE,  Telematics (ITC) Specialist

Omar Narvaez is a Networking professional with more than 20 years of experience in the design, planning, procurement, installation, operation, maintenance and optimization of communication networks.  He has worked in leading companies in the Oil and Energy sector.  In the past 12 years, he has developed his career in the education and vocational training industry, in particular in IT and Network Technologies.  Working for different companies in this sector in Latin America at the operational level, sales and business development, he has utilized this passion for education as an instructor for specialized courses in different technology areas delivering classes in both English and Spanish.  Mr. Narvaez has a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a graduate degree in Telematics (ITC), along with numerous professional certifications.

Shawn Boyd

CCSI, CCNA, CCDA, CCSP, CCNP, CCDP, CCVP including specializations in Unified Communications Express and Contact Center Express, Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist

Shawn Boyd has over 20 years experience in the IT industry.  Shawn's educational background in Computer Engineering and Information Networks combined with his international work experience culminated in the founding of ARP Technologies in 1995 which he successfully managed until 2017 when he partnered with NterOne Corporation.  His projects include Security/VoIP for Cisco Systems Israel, Intrusion Prevention for Top Layer Networks of Boston, and DSL Infrastructure Rollout for Telus Canada.  Shawn has been involved in course/curriculum development, has co-authored books for Cisco Press, and has been technical editor on Cisco Press study guides.  Shawn specializes in IT Security with special emphasis on leading edge FirePower technology.  Shawn is currently working towards his CCIE designation.

Dennis DeFoort

Dennis DeFoort is an experienced IT implementer with a diversified background in various IT environments with extensive work experience in all aspects of Network Design, Implementation and Management. Dennis’ practical working knowledge of various network technologies include Microsoft Server O/S and related server software products, Network Management and Detection products, Network Security and Backup procedures, LAN/WAN communication devices, Disaster Recovery principles, various personal computing hardware, and peripherals supported software applications.

Paul Masson

CCSI, CCNP Routing & Switching, CCNA Wireless

Paul Masson has been involved with Cisco products for over 20 years and has been a qualified Cisco Instructor since 1998.  Paul also is an Engineering Graduate, Professional Engineer, and has a Master's Degree in Education.  Paul has taught Cisco throughout the world, originating from Scotland, and arriving in Canada after a 3 year stint in Australia, where he was sponsored as a Cisco Technical Trainer for a major Australian Cisco Training Partner. While in Australia, Paul was awarded by Cisco Systems, their prestige Top Quality Cisco Instructor (Asia Pacific), an award he achieved for 3 consecutive years (2012-14).  Paul continues to develop in the Wireless field, and is working towards his CCNP Certification.

Patrice Falardeau 

CCSI, CCDP, CCNP Router & Switch, CCNP Wireless, CCNP Voice, CCNA Security

Patrice Falardeau holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. Career highlights include working as a Network Engineer on Wall Street and in the financial district of London U.K., teaching for the Canadian military, member of the National Curriculum Committee for the ITT Technical Institute. With over 30 years in the IT industry, Patrice’s formal education, international exposure, English/French bilingualism, experience in the classroom, and hands on experience across a wide variety of technologies combine to create an effective and well-respected instructor.  Patrice specializes in Routing & Switching, Wireless, Network Infrastructure Design, Voice, Security, and Linux.

The NterOne Partner Program is designed for all Cisco and VMware Channel, Distribution, and/or Training partners globally who are interested reselling our IT training courses and solutions to their customers. We currently partner in over 35 countries today with a range of businesses from small regional focused to global multi-billion dollar public companies.

NterOne Corporation offers its Channel Partner Program to resellers who want to join us and become an extension of NterOne by proactively generating demand and delivering NterOne’s training solutions to the market. Our partners maximize their sales and margins with our proven solutions for Authorized Cisco and VMware training, with Cisco certification courses and VMWare courses for innovation in business. We have been in business for over 7 years and remain committed to our resellers in helping them achieve new revenue streams and meeting customer requirements. From Cisco online training to VMware IT training, we offer a wide variety of IT educational opportunities, with key support from our partners.

Our partners also leverage NterOne’s proven marketing, sales, and training programs to take advantage of direct access to our top-notch support and account management team.

Key Program Benefits:

  • Access to NterOne sales and technical experts for assistance during the entire sales cycle

  • Lead distribution

  • Aggressive margins with additional discounts for registered deals

  • Top-rated, highly competitive training that complements your existing offerings and your customers’ existing infrastructure, enabling rapid adoption into your sales pipeline

  • Joint lead generation activities and marketing support

  • Extensive award-winning technology in our company owned and operated data center

  • Private label our training under your brand - keep your existing customers

Please contact us at 703.972.2288, or sales@nterone.com, for more information about becoming a partner in our IT training courses.


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ANTHONY HAMILTON

Chief Executive Officer

Anthony has spent over 20 years in the technology industry dating back to his military days in the US Army as a Communications Specialist. He started an Internet Services Provider (ISP) in the late 90s, and has worked in a wide variety of positions in operations, pre-sales, post-sales, management, and training before founding NterOne. Anthony has spent time at Cisco, Bayer, MCI, and RTI in a full-time capacity, and has worked at numerous other multinational companies in a contract capacity. Having been a part of the initial training launch team with Cisco UCS, his most recent focus has been in the Data Center market consulting and training with thousands of engineers around designing, planning, implementing, and operating Cisco-built Data Centers with a focus on VMware and Microsoft.

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BRANDON YOHN

President & Chief Learning Officer

Brandon has been a management executive and consultant in the training business for over 10 years. As President and Chief Operating Officer of NterOne, Mr. Yohn has led the company strategically through the ranks of Cisco Learning Partners and VMware Authorized Training Centers while successfully demonstrating exponential revenue growth, talent acquisition, and line-of-business diversification year over year. With a Masters degree in IT Management from Webster University, a Bachelor's degree in Molecular Cell Biology from East Carolina University, various IT certifications, and years of management experience under his belt, Mr. Yohn can simply get any job done.

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KIRK HUNDLEY

Chief Financial Officer

Kirk has made a career out of establishing solid business infrastructure for privately-owned technology startups that has resulted in multi-million dollar growth and positive outcomes for shareholders. He’s earned his reputation for being able to identify and institute the strategic plans, systems, and processes that must be in place to position a business for global expansion. Mr. Hundley has partnered with companies where the founder’s strengths are in engineering and complemented this with his ability to add high-level perspective and well-rounded capabilities in finance and operations management. Kirk first honed his breadth of business competencies in numerous roles as one of the first three employees at Data Comm Systems. He had a stake in evolving the company over two decades of rapid technology changes and in their growth to $30 million in revenue and 110 employees. He reduced tax liabilities by creating different business entities and added millions in incremental revenue by conceiving and implementing a leasing business. In 2000, he led the company’s sale to a global systems integration firm.

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NESTOR BARRIOS

Vice President of Emerging Markets

Nestor has over 15 years of experience in Information Technology training. Since the beginning, he has held various management positions which have enabled the development of a comprehensive view of IT training business in the region. Similarly he has implemented business models that have guaranteed success in long-term relationships with network partners from different manufacturers. Nestor has a Bachelor's degree in Science Engineering Technology form the University of Central Florida and holds several IT certifications.

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SHAWN BOYD

Vice President of Canada

Shawn has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. His introduction to IT Training was as Cisco Certified Instructor. He then combined his educational background in Computer Engineering and Information Networks with his vast international work experience to found ARP Technologies in 1995. Shawn acted as President and Chief Operating Office of ARP Technologies until 2017 when he joined forces with NterOne Corporation. Shawn now manages NterOne Canada and continues to develop new courses and teach leading edge technology classes.

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FRED CUTARAN

Vice President of Strategic Partner Alliance

With over 20 years of IT technology sales, support and management experience, he works directly with our customers, partners and employees on developing business strategy to drive both revenue and growth. Before NterOne, Fred served as VP of Sales for two Cisco Partners winning multiple Cisco Learning Solutions Partner of the Year awards. In addition to consistently exceeding sales targets, he was an integral part in the development of several new franchise offices in partnership with his customers. He has also held technical sales and support leadership roles with companies such as McDonnell Douglas, British Telecommunication and MasterCard International. While at British Telecommunications he was an instrumental part of a team that successfully opened a new east coast Network Operating Center in a consolidation move from the west coast.

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DALE PEDERSON

Vice President of Sales

As Vice President of Sales, Mr. Pederson brings over 20 years of experience to the NterOne Sales Team. Under his leadership the organization has successfully implemented direct and channel programs with incremental revenue growth opportunities, defined sales strategy and direction while building a national sales team, and focused on long term relationships with clients, vendors and partners.Prior to joining NterOne, Mr. Pederson worked in the wireless industry for Western Wireless. In that capacity, he worked to build a national retail distribution model to support the 3G partner alliance with the launch of that spectrum. This coalition represented most major retailers across the US marketplace.

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DEREK ROBINSON

Vice President of Development

With 20 years of experience in the data communications industry, Derek Robinson drives learning development programs at NterOne by enabling global teams to systematically develop high-quality training for vendor certification programs as well as custom courses. Before working at NterOne Derek was the Founder/CEO of Convergent Communications where he built diverse teams that accelerated the sales and deployment of new Cisco technologies using customized technical and sales training. He enjoyed a hands-on approach to building key business functions ensuring they were process-driven and continuously improving. This enabled the company to grow multiple lines of revenue around bleeding edge technologies including developing and delivering Cisco training programs worldwide. As a Cisco certified instructor Derek enjoyed teaching fortune 500 companies worldwide and has developed telephony and data communications systems as a software engineer. Derek was a past member of the Vistage executive growth organization and holds a BSC (Hons) in Computing and Microprocessor systems from Essex University, England.

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DENNIS RUFF

Vice President of Services

Dennis has 35+ years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Over that time Dennis has worked on and with some great technology teams. Dennis’s background includes Software Development, Technical Support, and Pre-sales Engineering. Dennis has worked with small and large companies in writing software for networking devices as well as selling solutions to customers. Most recently Dennis worked for 14 years at Cisco where he was one of the first Channel Data Center Systems Engineers when he started. He quickly moved into management where he led talented Systems Engineering teams in all of Cisco’s Architectures (Collaboration, Security, Enterprise Networking, Data Center, IoT, Software). Dennis also led the coordination of Cisco’s Partner Technical Advisory Board (PTAB) where technical executives at Cisco and Partners interact on technology transformation. Dennis’s focus at has been to enable partner’s practices to deliver business transformation with customers using Cisco solutions as the driver.

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RYAN STORBERG

Vice President of Software Solutions

Since 2015, Ryan Storberg has successfully led the development of, and talent acquisition for, numerous software projects with NterOne; including internal operations systems, used daily by NterOne’s globally-distributed teams; a sophisticated, enterprise-licensed platform; and public-facing web applications. Previous to NterOne, Ryan built an outstanding practice as a freelance software developer, where he worked on an eclectic array of projects. He was a Teaching Fellow at Dev Bootcamp NYC, the first programming boot camp of its kind. He was a Financial Adviser at Ameriprise Financial, holding a Series 7, Series 66, and NYS insurance licenses. He was a sales representative for HP, Sony, and Apple. He also occupied many other diverse roles, in a broad range of industries. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Writing from The City University of New York.