Akhil Behl is a solutions architect with Cisco Services, focusing on Cisco Collaboration and Security architectures. He leads collaboration and security projects and service delivery worldwide for Cisco Services and the Collaborative Professional Services (CPS) portfolio. He has played a major role in service conception and creation for various services within Cisco Advanced Services. He has presales to sales to Professional Services to delivery to post sales experience with expertise in consulting, advisory, and guidance services. He has extensive experience in borderless, collaboration, and data center portfolios. Prior to his current role, he spent 10 years working in various roles at Linksys as a technical support lead, as an escalation engineer at the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC), and as a network consulting engineer in Cisco Advanced Services.
Akhil has a bachelor of technology degree in electronics and telecommunications from IP University and a master's degree in business administration from Symbiosis Institute. He is dual Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert CCIE 19564 in voice and security. He also holds many other industry certifications, such as PMP, ITIL, VCP, ISM, CCNA, CCSP, CCVP, ISO/IEC 27002, TOGAF, and CEH.
Over the course of his career, Akhil has presented and contributed at various industry forums such as Enterprise Connect, Cloud Connect, Cloud Summit, Interop, Cisco Networkers, and SecCon. He has several research papers published in various national and international journals, including IEEE. He is an avid blogger and maintains a blog about unified communications security at http://ucsecurity.wordpress.com.
During the live event, Cisco subject matter expert Akhil Behl focussed on various certificate types available on Cisco Unified Communications Manager. This session will build on the concept of Cisco Collaboration PKI from a Cisco Unified Communications Manager perspective. The focus was on Cisco Unified Communications Manager PKI, explicitly on comprehending the various certificates available for different security functions on Cisco Unified Communications Manager and their manageability through the course of Cisco Unified Communications Manager deployment, maintenance, and upgrade.
During the live webcast, following were covered:
An overview of Cisco Unified Communications PKI
Insights into Cisco Unified Communications Manager certificates
Understanding Cisco Unified Communications Manager certificates and their functions