Jerry Solomon

Senior Trainer/ Full Time (Distinguished Instructor Award 2020🏆 - Cisco Systems)
Brief info

Jerry Solomon is a highly skilled full-time Senior Technical Instructor with Red Education. He has an in-depth knowledge of Network, Server & Desktop Operating Systems, Identity & Access Management, Network Security & Network Management systems, network protocols, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, Nutanix and VMware products and solutions.

His certifications include:

Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Platform Instructor (PCSPI)

CCSI – Cisco Certified Systems Instructor, CCNP – Cisco Certified Network Professional – Wireless/Security/Enterprise, Cisco Certified Specialist – Security Identity Management Implementation/Network Security Firepower/Enterprise Wireless Design/Enterprise Wireless Implementation; Nutanix Certified Professional, Nutanix Certified Services – Consultant, Nutanix Certified Instructor, VMware Certified Instructor, VMware Certified Professional – Data Centre Virtualization 2020

Awards and honours

Jerry has received multiple honours and industry awards for exceptional training, including:

  • 2020 Distinguished Instructor Award (Cisco Systems)
  • 2020 Instructor Excellence Award – Security (Cisco Systems)
  • 2020 Instructor Excellence Award – Wireless (Cisco Systems)
  • 2019 Instructor Excellence Award – Security (Cisco Systems)
  • 2019 Instructor Excellence Award – Wireless (Cisco Systems)

Technology and people

Driven by a love of new technology, Jerry believes we are living in an extraordinary era because of the rate of change and the proliferation of new technological advances. He’s also passionate about the human side of his job, having always enjoyed interacting with people and helping them evolve. He describes how rewarding it has been for him to see how some of his students’ careers have changed over the years as he has taken them through different training programs, helping them satisfy their work responsibilities and advance in their careers.

Beachside home

Outside of work, Jerry is based in the beachside suburb of Clovelly in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, living just a few minutes’ walk from the ocean. When he’s not working, he enjoys outdoor activities and spending his down-time with family and friends, many of whom live locally.

What the students say

Jerry says that he’s not sure that he’s really a people person, but it looks as though his students disagree. Here is some of the feedback we’ve received about him:

“Jerry was incredible. His knowledge was mind-blowing. He really integrated well with our knowledge and expanded on key interests, just brilliant.”

“He was brilliant. Very clear and shows he has a good understanding of students’ knowledge level and learning abilities. Excellent instructor.”

“Best instructor I’ve had in 15 years.”


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