formerly the lead software architect on the Cisco Secure ACS
(windows) product over the past 9 years - in fact from its
inception as DeeZee Authenticate in 1995.
John is working to expand Extraxi's portfolio into the
provision of consultancy and migration services relating to the
field of AAA and network security.
was also one of the founding members of the original Cisco ACS
Windows development team and more recently was a lead architect in
Cisco's efforts to converge its varied AAA product portfolio.
Andrew also specified, designed and implemented the Cisco Survey
and Migration Tool for CSU.
now works as an independent developer, consultant and trainer with a particular interest in web
services, J2EE and more recently .NET. In addition to offering
is helping extraxi to deliver the next major version of aaa-reports!
which will be a truly web enabled client/server application.
was actually the original ACS developer prior to the Cisco buyout
in 1995. Since then he has specialized mainly in the RADIUS
protocol engine of ACS, being the lead architect for the LEAP
wireless protocol and EAP infrastructure.
his 9 years at Cisco Darran co-authored 10 patents covering a
variety of AAA topic and together with John filed an RFC covering
EAP-MSCHAP authentication for 802.1x.
left Cisco in December 2005 to work full time for extraxi and is a
frequent contributor on the
Cisco TechNet Pro AAA Forum.