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Tim O'Neill

The Oldcommguy™


Tim is an independent technology consultant. He has over 30 years experience working in the WAN, Analog, ISDN, ATM and LAN test market. Tim is currently the Chief Contributing Editor for LoveMyTool and NetworkDataPedia.

Chris Greer

Packet Pioneer

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Chris is the Chief Packet Head for Packet Pioneer LLC and a Certified Wireshark Network Analyst. Chris also delivers training and develops technical content for Wireshark and for several analysis vendors.

Paul Offord

Gray "Matters"

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Paul develops IT services and the people to deliver them. He speak at industry seminars on the subject of Performance & Stability Engineering, write papers on the subject. Paul published "RPR: A Problem Diagnosis Method for IT Professionals" in 2012

Paul W. Smith

Live Long and Prosper

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Paul has over 40 years of experience in research and advanced development for companies ranging from small startups to industry leaders. In addition to being a regular contributor to LoveMyTool, he maintains the website Technology for the Journey and occasionally writes for Blogcritics.

Tony Fortunato

The Technology Firm

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Tony Fortunato is a Senior Network Performance Specialist with experience in design, implementation and troubleshooting networks since 1989. Tony will teach or troubleshoot on your live network, with your staff as part of his customized onsite training service.

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