Acuative consults, builds, implements and manages solutions we know and have experience delivering.

By combining deep cross-domain expertise and experience with core capabilities and proven methodologies, we enable our clients to succeed with advanced technology. 

Acuative provides thought leadership with the highest quality, experienced, and certified practitioner SME’s in the industry.  Our consultants have experience solving business transformation and operations issues, understanding business requirements, total cost of ownership, design validation, technology evaluation and proof of concept testing in the Digital Transformation Era.  We have a network of globally based consultants that can solve your business issues whether they are global, regional, or locally focused.

Taking giant steps toward your future.

Nothing is more powerful than a vendor-neutral trusted partner who can help you build the right Wide Area Networking strategy and implementation plan while avoiding the pitfalls.

Whether it’s helping you develop a compelling business case with financial due diligence or ensuring the new WAN design is fit for use, Acuative’s WAN architecture and engineering experts are there to help you with robust and scalable designs.

We handle the end-to-end process of identifying, evaluating and selecting the best-in-class WAN solutions, including Software Defined Wide Area Networking, SD-WAN, and Distributed Network Functionality Virtualization (D-NFV), based on your requirements. 

Services include:

  • Strategy & Planning -  A rapid and cost effective service for understanding, generating and/or validating WAN strategy in the context of your specific business needs

  • TCO Modeling & Analysis – Modeling and comparative analysis of ownership costs of traditional vs. specific virtual WAN scenarios.

  • Application Mapping & Profiling – Dependency mapping and performance benchmarking of your critical applications and services.

  • Solution Design – Development and/or validation of your virtual WAN solution design and specification in the context of our unique requirements.

  • Technology Evaluation – Turnkey RFI/P/Qs and technology bakeoffs using your requirements and our methodology and tools to quickly and completely evaluate and prioritize solutions objectively.

  • Technology Pilot – Turnkey virtual WAN pilots from planning and design through PoC and acceptance.

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Securing the right people in the right place.  Acuative knows what it takes to succeed on an IT team. 

Your team members are your most important asset. You can’t afford to take too long to fill positions or fill positions with the wrong players. Acuative is ready to help.
We’ve spent decades using best practices to seek and place the strongest talent available for key IT roles in all types of organizations. Our extensive database and select partnerships enables us to move quickly to augment your team and keep you moving.

Our goal is to save you time and money while increasing productivity as a result of faster onboarding.

We evaluate your needs, identify the needed skill sets, and deliver the best fit for your team, whether it’s for short- term or long-term augmentation, contract-to-hire or permanent positions. 

Areas of Expertise

  • IT Service Management
  • Security, Identity & Access Management and Firewalls
  • System / Network Administrators, Engineers, and Analysts
  • Network Architects and Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Cloud and Office 365
  • Cisco and Microsoft Professionals
  • Lync, Exchange and Active Directory
  • Unified Communications and VoIP
  • Data Center and Disaster Recovery
  • Storage (SAN / NAS) and Virtualization
  • UNIX / Linux / AIX Specialists
  • SCCM and SCOM
  • Mobility
  • VPN and Wireless
  • Field Service Technicians
  • Onsite Break/Fix, Deskside and Remote Technicians
  • Service Desk and NOC Analysts


Acuative has some of the highest quality, experienced and certified engineers in the industry. 

Our engineers have experience solving business transformation and operations issues in the Digital Transformation Era.  We have a network of globally based engineers that can solve your business issues whether they are global, regional or locally focused.

Acuative’s WAN architecture and engineering experts are there to help you with robust and scalable designs. Our customer-facing engineers fall into four distinct roles:

  • Pre-sales Engineer – works with the client to understand and articulate initial requirements, data gathers and creates multiple options for the solution. Responsible for high level design, bill of materials, creating the Statement of Work and Proof of Concept
  • Solution Architect – locks down final design, produces both the detailed high and low level design, responsible for the final review with the client, validating Bill of Materials (BoM), analyzing the site surveys, put together Solutions Requirement Document (SRD), Solutions Design Document (SDD) and As-Built diagram.
  • Implementation – first level of escalation during implementation and signs off any completed site. Responsible for putting together run books, staging configuration and deployment.
  • Day 2 Support – provides remote engineering support, including Level 3 NOC support, management of run book for NOC, responsible for change management, configuration management and acts as vendor level escalation point. 

The Acuative engineering team have subject matter experts covering:

  • Managed Networking
  • Cloud migration
  • Mobility
  • Software Defined Networking (SD-WAN)
  • Collaboration
  • Unified Communications
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • IT Service Management
  • Security, Identity & Access Management and Firewalls
  • Data Center Transition 
  • Storage (SAN / NAS) and Virtualization
  • Wireless Networking
  • POS and Mobile POS

khaledKhaled Abuelenain is a Consulting Director at Acuative and has written a three-part blog series on about network programmability. Khaled is a double CCIE (RS & SP). He is an expert on Service Provider networking, SD-WAN, Data Center technologies, Python, Linux, Network Programmability, Automation and Cloud Architectures.






In the midst of today’s rapid fire technological evolution, delivering effective and efficient IT service management to a diverse set of organizations can become a precarious balancing act.

With a global track record assisting all type of companies, including many on the Fortune 500 list, Acuative is ready to deliver a comprehensive, robust suite of services designed specifically to help you build capability, improve service and transform your business. 

Services include: 

  • Strategic Assessment Services - Best practice ITSM frameworks and standards are leveraged to assess your needs and build actionable plans and roadmaps in order to improve, optimize and mature your services capabilities. 
  • Policy and Process Services - We capture and refine your requirements and use cases and then use these to design and implement policies, processes, procedures and workflows to achieve predictable results and desired outcomes. 
  • Functional Alignment Services - Organizational roles and responsibilities are examined in the context of business and operational functions to produce and execute actionable plans which optimize and streamline resource allocations and process execution. 
  • IT Service Management (ITSM) Tool Services -  Your ITSM tool and system requirements establish the lens through which your current state ITSM tools and systems are analyzed to plan the most effective ways to provide and manage technical services. We then produce the design specifications which we can implement or handoff to your in-house team for implementation. 
  • Analytic and Reporting Services - Use these services to rapidly identify and address data quality issues, build data analyst competency, design process KPIs, prototype and implement reports, and improve how you communicate value, quality, performance, and compliance to the business.

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