NetCraftsmen named a VMware Professional Services Partner and Managed Services Provider


NetCraftsmen is pleased to announce that we were recently named a VMware Professional Services Partner as well as a VMware Managed Services Provider (MSP).  We believe VMware offerings complements our mission of providing top tier solutions to our clients.

“We believe the leading-edge SASE Platform from VMware is going to be a key transformational force in the marketplace,” said Paul H. Mauritz, President and CEO of NetCraftsmen. “Being named a prestigious Professional Services Partner as well as a MSP, demonstrates that NetCraftsmen has the technical and business capabilities to successfully deliver VMware SD-WAN and VMware SASE solutions.”

“We are excited to add NetCraftsmen to our list of Professional Services Partners and Managed Services Providers”, said a VMware spokesperson.

NetCraftsmen provides the full suite of services for any VMware SD-WAN or VMware SASE engagement, including assessment and consultation, design, implementation, and full management under our Craftsmen Assurance® Managed Services offering.  Utilizing a Managed SD-WAN solution frees enterprises from the complexities of procuring, deploying, monitoring, managing, and supporting SD-WAN and its many components.

For more information about how NetCraftsmen can help you with VMware solutions,  SD-WAN, or SASE, contact us.


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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.