About The Authors
Zach Brooks is currently an F5 Cloud Architect. He has a background in managed services and professional services. He specializes in network security and has devops/cloud experience. He also does a bit of coding, mostly in python and has experience deploying network automation. He holds a number of IT certifications from multiple vendors (Cisco, F5, CompTIA, AWS, GCP, etc) and also has a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with a focus in Security.
Josh Brooks is currently an F5 Architect at an F5 Silver Partner that specializes exclusively in F5 Solutions. He previously worked in the managed hosting space specializing in firewall and load-balancer configurations in large scale multi-vendor managed environments with overlapping responsibilities with Network Operations and System Administration teams during after hours operations. He is also a part of the VyOS project, as time allows, which is an open source alternative to products from vendors such as Cisco or Juniper. In the past he has worked with F5 on certification material as it relates to Cloud Solutions Architecture.