Travis Bonfigli Earns CWNE, One of the Top 10 Most Difficult Designations in the IT Industry
Durham, NC, January 11, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- CWNP, LLC (Certified Wireless Network Professional) has announced Travis Bonfigli as one of the newest Certified Wireless Network Experts (CWNE®), obtaining the most advanced skills available in the current enterprise Wi-Fi market. Bonfigli is the 131st person worldwide to hold this prestigious title, which has been recognized as one of the 10 most difficult designations to earn throughout the entire IT industry. The CWNE certification assures that wireless professionals have mastered skills to design, install, configure, administer and troubleshoot wireless network systems. Additionally, CWNE professionals are adept at advanced design, protocol analysis, intrusion detection and prevention, performance and quality of service (QoS) analysis, and spectrum analysis and management. CWNE certification is also ranked No. 3 among the 18 Hot IT Certifications for 2014 by Network World, the premier provider of information, intelligence and insight for network and IT executives.
With more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Bonfigli is the team lead for the Borderless Networks Practice at Force 3, Inc., Cisco’s Federal Partner of the Year for 2012. He begin his technology career as an enlistee in the U.S. Army in 1990, where he helped to configure a Sun SPARCstation IPX workstation for use on the network. After ending his military service in 1997, Bonfigli worked with companies such as Booz Allen and Hamilton, Fannie Mae and AT&T before spending the last two and a half years helping Force 3 become an industry leader in technology solutions and customer service. For the last seven years, Bonfigli has also served and an adjunct faculty member at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) in Arnold, Md., where he has taught courses on UNIX, Linux, networking essentials and Cisco technologies.
For additional information on the CWNE certification, visit http://www.cwnp.com/certifications/cwne.
“CWNP is excited to announce Travis Bonfigli as our newest CWNE,” said Brad Crump, president of CWNP. “Travis has decades of experience in the technology industry and made many notable achievements to the Wi-Fi sector. We are honored to welcome him into the community of CWNEs and are excited about his contributions to our expanding community of Wi-Fi experts with the most advanced skills available in today’s enterprise Wi-Fi markets.”
“The best thing about CWNP is the vendor-agnostic approach taken to Wi-Fi,” said Bonfigli. “I enjoy learning about the standards-based approach to Wi-Fi and not having to worry about each vendor’s tweak for certain features. The second most important aspect is without a doubt the quality of material. I have not found another text that provides the quality and depth of coverage that CWNP does. There is simply no other source that is as comprehensive and detailed as the CWNP material.”
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About Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP):
CWNP is the recognized industry standard for enterprise Wi-Fi certification and training. Its certifications cover the full range of technologies underlying all enterprise WLAN products. CWNP offers four levels of enterprise Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) certification and prepares IT professionals to specify, design and manage wireless LAN systems regardless of the vendor solution utilized. CWNP has customers in more than 150 countries and authorized training partners in all major global theaters. For more information about CWNP, visit http://www.cwnp.com/.