Adeel Sheikh has been associated with UC / UCaaS / Managed Services industry for the last 17 years and has worked with the top leading vendors (Cisco, Microsoft, Zoom) and the likes of worlds leading Service Providers (AT&T, Verizon, BT, Vodafone, Telstra, NTT, Du, Etisalat etc) and multi nationals.
His area of expertise is in Unified Communications, Cloud and Managed services. He is an expert in deriving cloud strategys and roadmap for SMB and enterprises.
Adeels recent role is as a consultant who provides services to different customers for Cloud and UC transformation.
Adeel Feroz Sheikh held the position of Solutions Architect - Cisco Cloud and Manged Services (CMS), while working at Cisco Systems, Inc.. Adeel worked in this capacity for 8 years (October 2012 - February 2021). Before this, Adeel held the position of Sr Network Consulting Engineer, while working at Cisco Systems, Inc.. Adeel occupied this position for 3 years (January 2010 - November 2012).
Previously, Adeel held the position of Network Consulting Engineer, while working at Cisco Systems, Inc.. Adeel held this role for 2 years (October 2007 - February 2010). Before this, Adeel held the position of Network Consultant - Managed Voice Solutions, while working at Eupac. Adeel occupied this position for 10 months (December 2006 - October 2007). Previously, Adeel held the position of Network Consulting Engineer (VoIP), while working at Livewire International. Adeel held this role for 15 months (October 2005 - January 2007). Before this, Adeel held the position of Network Engineer and Lead Quality Assuarance, while working at Xper2go-Inc. Adeel occupied this position for 21 months (January 2004 - October 2005). Adeel completed an MS •Telecommunication and information systems degree from the University of Essex, in 2005 - 2006. Additionally, Adeel received a Bachelor's in Engineering (B.E) •Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications degree, in 2000 - 2004, from NED University of Engineering and Technology.
Working as a Solutions Architect for Cisco's Cloud and Managed Services (CMS). Over 15+ years of experience in Cloud, Managed and Hosted Services.
Performing Pre-Sales and Post-Sales support for the CMS -Day-2 Business.
Specializing in Cisco's Collaboration Portfolio (Voice, IM, Presence and Video), Cisco HCS, Collaboration as a Service (CaaS), Managed UC, Orchestration, Service Fulfillment and Customer On Boarding.
Design, Architecture and Implementation expertise for Cisco's Hosted Collaboration Soultion (HCS)
Experienced in leading multi million Large and complex deals with Service Providers and Multi national Enterprises.
Responsible for looking into Managed Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS), Managed UC and Collaboration as a Service (CaaS).
Lead Architect for Service Fulfillment of the Cisco Operate and Cloud Collaboration portfolio.
Responsible for designing and deploying Cisco's Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS). Cisco HCS is a unique solution offering Service Providers to effectively deploy, manage and monitor their customers with zero touch automated Service assurance and Fulfillment Suite . This solution is based on visualized data center infrastructure and Cloud computing.
Expertise in the following domains:
Collaboration (UC) - Cloud, Managed and Hosted
Datacenter and Virtualisation
Tags: Cisco HCS, CaaS, UCaaS, Cisco Voice, CUCM, CUCDM, Pre Sales, Service Design. UCaaS MArket Strategy, RingCentral, VONC, Vodafone Unity, Middleware, Product Architect, Product Owner, SBC, Perimeta, Sonus, Ribbon, MS Teams. Direct Routing
UCaaS Solutions Expertise:
CIsco (HCS, WebEx, UCM Cloud), MS Team and Direct Routing Offer, Ring Central (Design and Integration for Service Providers), 8x8,
Expertise in latest HCS Version (10.x 11.x 12.x and 14.x)
- Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS 10.x, 11,x)
- UC on UCS
- CUCDM 11.x - Both Deployment and Template Building
- HCM-F 10.x
Cisco Collaboration Suite
- CUCM (12.x and 14.x)
- Cisco Expressway
- Jabber (10.X)
- Cisco Unified Collaboration Suite 11.x (CUCM, CUPS, CUCxn),
- Cisco SBC (CUBE-SP)
H323, SIP, MGCP, SCCP
- Design (HLD, LLD, NRFU (Test Plans), Dialplan design)
- Cloud Migration Documents
- Product assessment and market capatalisation
- RFP, SOW, Service Description