Data Center

NetCraftsmen® is your partner for IT consulting and solutions, bringing our deep expertise in managed services, network technologies and organizational applications to planning, designing, implementing and optimizing your organization’s data center. Our Data Center solutions are available as discrete, consulting projects or through an ongoing, fixed-monthly-fee engagement with our Craftsmen Assurance® Managed Services solution.

Partnering with your team, we bring a critical combination of technical knowledge and practical experience to the evaluation of your organizational processes and priorities. As solutions evolve, we ensure that you always understand the cost/benefit relationship in implementing high performance, redundancy, fast failover and high availability features that support critical processes in your data center network infrastructure.


Recent projects

  • Supporting organizational applications across diverse network environments.
  • Illuminating the potential impact of a network incident.
  • Implementing an organizational continuity plan that balances performance, quality, connectivity and cost.


Data center team credentials

  • Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization
  • Cisco Advanced Data Center Networking Infrastructure Specialization
  • Cisco Advanced Data Center Storage Networking Specialization
  • Advanced Unified Computing Technology Specialization
  • Multiple VMware Certifications


The virtualization leaders at NetCraftsmen bring years of in-depth multiple network application experience to developing and deploying the virtual memory and network, physical server hosts, and virtual machines that transform your organization’s network infrastructure. We’ll help you understand the technological specifics of how virtualization can be a benefit, and always understand the impact of your investment weighed against support of your critical organizational applications.

Every NetCraftsmen engagement provides clients access to the entire NetCraftsmen team of best-in-class professionals. You’ll never get traded-down.  We empower our team of experts to do what’s right, every time.

Contact us to learn more about our Data Center 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.