has extensive experience including more than 20 years in IT as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, DBA and Project Manager. He has instructed in a variety of technical areas, and has designed and implemented network and information systems.
Bringing nearly 30 years of advanced IT experience to each course and adding his unique perspective and “real world” tips, Rafiq has a knack for making complex topics easy to understand. In addition to being an engaging IT and networking instructor, Rafiq has extensive experience as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, Database Administrator, and Project Manager. Rafiq holds multiple professional IT certifications including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, Microsoft Solutions Developer, Systems Engineer, Application Developer, Database Administrator, Master Certified Netware Engineer, CompTIA A+, Microsoft certifications: MCP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, and MCT. With his IT background and impressive list of credentials, Rafiq is proven and qualified to both teach and author courses on numerous IT topics including Microsoft, Linux, VMware, Active Directory, Oracle, SQL Server, .NET and many more.