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Building a Better Network for Every Aspect of Manufacturing

Manufacturing today is truly multifaceted, constantly seeking to improve effectiveness by realizing new efficiencies within multiple interconnected systems. Through that innovation, every operation within the manufacturing cycle can now generate valuable data — information that can inform improvement and give companies an essential competitive edge. Whether you’re looking to accelerate the throughput cycle or increase overall capacity, getting a handle on your data is key.

NetCraftsmen® helps manufacturers at every phase Rest Assured® that they can capture, secure, store, and analyze the massive amount of data at their disposal. Properly retained and retrieved, that data can help your organization think through how to improve operational efficiencies and profitability.

This detailed data management can help manufacturing companies:

  • Reduce downtime thanks to more interconnected operations
  • Enhance productivity due to increased efficiencies
  • Improve security and reduce cyber-attack disruption

The NetCraftsmen team understands how to realize these outcomes. Rather than simply pulling a solution off of the shelf, we’ll work with you to develop and deploy networking solutions specific to the needs of your manufacturing organization.

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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.