Ben Boyd

IT Security Leader, IT Evangelist, and Solutions Architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Ben Boyd

IT Security Leader, IT Evangelist, and Solutions Architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas

"I’m a technical leader, but an avid outdoorsman by heart. Let’s just say if I lived near a beach, this page would say 'I like long walks on the beach, with my laptop'."

As a leader, mentor, and expert in the fields of IT, networking, and security, Ben's work has taken him to places all around the world including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and South America. Ben has a unique ability to help others excel in tense/stressful situations. He possesses an uncommon talent in absorbing new information, formulating plans, and immediately build teams and instruct others.

As a long-time IT architect, Ben's diagnostic abilities are second to none. From enterprise data centers to the largest ISPs in the world, Ben's consulting expertise and leadership has impacted millions of end users throughout the world.

From board rooms filled with non-technical executives to war rooms with only technical experts allowed, Ben has presented unique, simple, and cost-effective solutions to business problems.

In addition to Ben's security, networking, and architecture expertise, he is also well versed in multiple programming and scripting languages.

Ben's IT prowess and ability to leave his clients thoroughly satisfied, his extensive knowledge in networking and security has taken hold as a go-to critical resource to other experts in his field. Ben has authored multiple industry papers, blogs, and books all detailing his wealth of knowledge to the public and his peers.

He currently holds the over 40 industry certifications including: JNCIE-ENT #141, JNCIE-SP #920, JNCIP-SEC, CCNP, Arista ACE, Palo Alto CNSE, and Fortinet NSE

When he is not traveling the world, Ben resides in Fayetteville, AR with his wife, son, and networking lab.

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  • Work
    • Integration Partners
  • Education
    • University of Central Arkansas