Md Shamim Sharafat is a BlackHawk Data Network Engineer responsible for enabling clients to realize optimal network performance both in-house and in the cloud. From gaining an in-depth understanding of the individual network needs of each client, through hassle-free implementation and worry-free management, Shamim helps clients get the most out of their networks. His experience and acute attention to detail ensures that nothing is missed along the way and that any issues that may arise during the life of the network are addressed and resolved quickly.

With a proven background in switching, routing, wireless, WAN, VM and communication technologies, Shamim has firsthand knowledge supporting a variety of vendors’ products, including Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft, Drupal, Veritas, Unitrends and Fortinet. Prior to joining BlackHawk Data, Shamim was an IT Network Analyst for an SMB in NYC, helping them deploy, manage and maintain their technology in-house. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from the New York City College of Technology (CUNY) with a Bachelor’s of Technology degree in Computer Systems and is Cisco certified. Shamim is excited about expanding his experience by serving BlackHawk Data clients.


  • Cisco Certified Network Associate [CCNA]
  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician [CCENT]
  • Network Assurance (AWR-138-W) by Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service