Expert Advice on Network Infrastructure, Data Center, Security, Unified Communications & Collaboration

Barkat Consulting is a highly evolved and energized professional IT services company. Centralized in Chicago, our teams of Technology Professionals deliver efficient, creative, and reliable top quality solutions and services. Our variety of services includes architecture consulting to solution implementations. We have the expertise, proven methodologies, and tools to help you architect, design, and manage your Network Infrastructure. This includes Data Center Virtualization, Data Center Consolidation projects, Unified Communications & Collaboration Services. We improve operations and performance while delivering business results. Our in-depth industry expertise assures our customers receive standardized, tested solutions and best business practices for their specific environments.


Expert IT Training

Barkat Consulting offer live and on-line instructor led high quality IT technology training programs designed for all experience levels allied to current IT industry demand. Our team of skilled, qualified and Cisco certified instructors with over 25 years of experience applying IT technologies in real business scenarios for many Fortune 500 companies, aims for our students to achieve “Strategic Understanding of IT Network Technologies” by providing deep familiarity of networking and security fundamentals rather than knowledge transfer or mere passing course certification.


Cisco Applications Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Mentored Installer

Barkat Consulting is certified Cisco ACI Mentored Installer. We stay up-to-date with newest technological versions while continuing with successful mentored installations and deployments of Cisco ACI for Cisco Partners and for our customers in real business scenario at multiple locations in US.

Shortly About Us


We are a professional IT services company providing solutions and services to medium and enterprise sized businesses.

The company founders have an extensive background in networking and are leading solution architects from fortune hundred companies such as Cisco Systems. Our diverse team of highly trained, certified network consultants and engineers not only stay current with the latest technologies and systems, but help the evolution and development of these technologies.

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Some of our Services


  • Assessments of Routing and Switching Infrastructures
  • VDI assessments including both VMware and Citrix
  • Network Infrastructure Design Best Practices
  • Data Center Architectural Solutions Best Practices
  • Implementation and Migration of Nexus 9000, 7000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 Series Switches
  • Unified Compute Systems Installation and Design
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration Architecture, Design and Implementation
  • Unified Communications on Unified Compute Systems
  • Numerous other Technical services upon customer’s request