BICSI is an international not-for-profit professional telecommunications association, founded in 1974. Known for providing the highest quality vendor-neutral technical education, BICSI offers courses, conferences, technical publications, and registration programs for telecommunications cabling distribution designers and installers. Headquartered in Tampa, FL, USA, BICSI serves 20,000 members in over 85 countries. Bill Farhood of BF Datacom, Network Engineer, is BICSI certified RCDD/NTS/OSP/ESS, which means he is certified to design all LANs and WANs, as well as Outside Plant installations, and Electronic Safety and Security systems.