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About Me

Hi! My name is Ruud van Strijp and thanks for visiting my blog. I’ve been active in Unified Communications and Collaboration since 2007.

Fields of work

Design of Cisco UC, Microsoft Teams Calling and Meeting and Skype for Business environments
Creating migration strategies for new implementations and upgrades of large enterprise Cisco UC environments
Creating migration strategies from legacy PBX’s to Microsoft Teams
Responsible for the technical success of projects
Collaborating with sales managers and architects by creating bills of material and statements of work

Areas of expertise

Cisco Unified Communications platform (Unified Communications Manager, Instant Messaging & Presence, Unified Contact Center Express, Unity Connection, Expressway)
Cisco CUBE incl. SIP debugging and troubleshooting
Cisco Meeting Server

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing
Microsoft Skype for Business 2015, 2019 and Online
Microsoft Lync 2013
AudioCodes Session Border Controller

VMware vSphere
Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory and Exchange
Cisco routers and Catalyst switches
Acme Packet Session Border Controller


Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer (MS-720)
Microsoft Teams Administrator Associate (MS-700)
Cisco Certified Network Professional Collaboration (CCNP Collab)
Cisco Certified Network Professional Voice (CCNP Voice)
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA Routing and Switching)