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David Brown

Throughout his career, David has worn many hats. He has been a writer, a network engineer, a world traveler, a musician.

As a networking professional, David has had a varied career. David started out troubleshooting frame relay and x.25 with Sprint, and soon moved to Global One, the international alliance with Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom. Since then, he has worked for many national and multinational network providers and equipment vendors, including Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, British Telecom, Equant (Global One), Telekom Austria, Vodafone, o2/Telefonica, ePlus, Nortel, Ericsson, Hutchison 3G, ZTE, and Huawei.

As a writer, David's portfolio includes technical articles, short stories, poetry, song lyrics, journals, novels, essays, and content marketing. A stint as a Poet-in-Residence was one of David's first paid writing engagements. Since then he has primarily written work-related documents, including problem assessments and local working instructions.

David is also a world traveler and musician. He was based in Frankfurt, Germany, for 13 years as a freelance technical professional. Currently he provides musical entertainment across America to seniors, an activity that works hand-in-hand with his freelance writing career.

Recent Articles by David Brown

7 Reasons Why You Need a Database Management System

A database management system can be a very powerful tool for modern organizations, and can lead to greater efficiency overall.

The Work of a Technical Writer

Technical writing is a field essential to IT, in that it must clearly and accurately document and explain complicated concepts to others. Here we examine what it takes to be a technical writer and provide some resources.

The Cyber War Against Terrorism

The battlefield no longer has to be a physical space - war is now taking place in cyberspace. White hat and grey hat hackers combat terrorists online.

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