NetCraftsmen®, your partner for IT consulting and solutions, designs, develops and deploys advanced unified communications networks that combine voice, data, video and collaboration applications into a single, elegant architecture. Our approach is founded on the belief that a sustainable solution focuses on the use case first – leveraging technology to achieve organizational and operational requirements. Our deep understanding of UC technologies, combined with our practiced discipline for thorough planning, allows NetCraftsmen to craft solutions offering flexibility and functionality that can reduce costs and boost productivity throughout your organization.

Our Collaboration solutions are available as discrete, consulting projects or through an ongoing, fixed-monthly-fee engagement with our Craftsmen Assurance® Managed Services solution.  Every NetCraftsmen engagement provides access to our team of industry experts, which has earned Cisco Advanced Collaboration status. This allows you to access our team’s implementation expertise along with the education, tools and procedures necessary to best maintain and manage your UC and collaboration investment.

But, it’s not just about technical know-how, we also hire people who can partner with clients, communicate effectively and go the extra mile. Our team partners with your people to plan and test the functionality of any desired network applications with a focus on controlling risk and minimizing impact. High-quality knowledge transfer is integral to every phase of the engagement. We empower every team member to do what’s needed, every time.

Recent projects

  • Regional Healthcare Provider – NetCraftsmen developed an enterprise reference architecture for collaboration and communication and is leading the implementation for the organization.
  • Global Consulting Firm – NetCraftsmen completed a global upgrade to the collaboration platform for this global consulting firm.
  • Regional Healthcare Provider – NetCraftsmen developed and is implementing an enterprise architecture to enable a telemedicine implementation.

Contact us to learn more about our Collaboration solutions.





Nick Kelly

Cybersecurity Engineer, Cisco

Nick has over 20 years of experience in Security Operations and Security Sales. He is an avid student of cybersecurity and regularly engages with the Infosec community at events like BSides, RVASec, Derbycon and more. The son of an FBI forensics director, Nick holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice and is one of Cisco’s Fire Jumper Elite members. When he’s not working, he writes cyberpunk and punches aliens on his Playstation.


Virgilio “BONG” dela Cruz Jr.

CCDP, CCNA V, CCNP, Cisco IPS Express Security for AM/EE
Field Solutions Architect, Tech Data

Virgilio “Bong” has sixteen years of professional experience in IT industry from academe, technical and customer support, pre-sales, post sales, project management, training and enablement. He has worked in Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as a member of the WAN and LAN Switching team. Bong now works for Tech Data as the Field Solutions Architect with a focus on Cisco Security and holds a few Cisco certifications including Fire Jumper Elite.


John Cavanaugh

CCIE #1066, CCDE #20070002, CCAr
Chief Technology Officer, Practice Lead Security Services, NetCraftsmen

John is our CTO and the practice lead for a talented team of consultants focused on designing and delivering scalable and secure infrastructure solutions to customers across multiple industry verticals and technologies. Previously he has held several positions including Executive Director/Chief Architect for Global Network Services at JPMorgan Chase. In that capacity, he led a team managing network architecture and services.  Prior to his role at JPMorgan Chase, John was a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco working across a number of verticals including Higher Education, Finance, Retail, Government, and Health Care.

He is an expert in working with groups to identify business needs, and align technology strategies to enable business strategies, building in agility and scalability to allow for future changes. John is experienced in the architecture and design of highly available, secure, network infrastructure and data centers, and has worked on projects worldwide. He has worked in both the business and regulatory environments for the design and deployment of complex IT infrastructures.