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Ravi Balakrishnan

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Datacenter Solutions

Ravi Balakrishnan holds a MS in Computer engineering and MBA in Marketing from USA

Ravi has more than 20 years of server hardware and software middleware experience at Sun, HP and Oracle and 5 years of server, virtualization and networking hardware experience at Cisco where he is employed currently – Ravi has acquired rich experience in datacenter infrastructure solutions encompassing Unified Computing Systems, Unified fabric, Energy Efficient Datacenters, and other emerging datacenter topics such as Cloud computing, dynamic provisioning, and the like.

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May 20, 2022

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Cisco Innovations showcase at ServiceNow Knowledge 2022

Join us at the Knowledge 2022 Digital Experience for the latest innovations in Cisco’s Nexus Dashboard (ND) with ServiceNow.

May 16, 2022

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Cisco DevNet: Helping You Make Cisco Cloud Networking Integrate with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Infrastructure as Code can be a wide and complex topic, especially when bridging between public cloud and on-premises resources. DevNet’s website is designed for all levels of users and can provide you with resources to help you today and in your future automation endeavors.

April 5, 2022

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Cisco Secure ADC and Secure ADC Multicloud: Application performance in a cloud-first world

Cisco Secure ADC® is an industry-leading application delivery controller that continuously monitors and intelligently manages application traffic, ensuring the efficient use of network resources and optimizing application performance.

February 14, 2022

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New innovations in F5 – Cisco ACI ServiceCenter App – Exciting showcase at F5 Agility 2022

For those of you who have been following our development effort with Cisco ACI, as well as those haven’t been watching that closely, the F5 Agility 2022 event next week brings together and showcases the latest ideas and innovations around adaptive applications.

January 28, 2022

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Application-centric Security Management for Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator (NDO)

The AlgoSec solution with NDO brings the power of intelligent automation and software-defined security features for ACI. We explore multiple use cases, enabling application-centric operation and micro-segmentation, and delivering integrated security operations workflows.

December 8, 2021

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New F5 ACI ServiceCenter App Release

Over the past 2 years, we’ve been working on enabling F5 ADC services within the Cisco ACI fabric using the F5 ServiceCenter App. This App is an agile development effort. driven by field and user input and has evolved in multiple releases which are available from Cisco’s DC App Center.

December 1, 2021

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NCR accelerates towards zero-trust with Cisco ACI and AlgoSec

The AlgoSec Security Policy Management Suite and Cisco ACI enable NCR to manage application connectivity end-to-end across their network -- including public cloud, Cisco ACI and physical firewalls -- achieving zero-trust security and a reduced attack surface.

September 8, 2021

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Multi-tier automation and orchestration with Cisco ACI, F5 BIG-IP and Red Hat Ansible

With applications transitioning into the cloud, businesses need to automate infrastructure and application deployment in order to stay ahead of the game. F5 and Cisco make programmability and automation inherent parts of operational IT processes, and Ansible provides BIG-IP and ACI users a simple, yet powerful, multi-tier automation and orchestration platform.

July 29, 2021

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Avoid sinkholes with F5 Simulators: Evolution of the F5 – Cisco ACI joint solution

Getting the best understanding possible of deployment options is certainly the key to successful technology deployments. So spending the time and visualizing, in advance, the benefits of our rich integration between BIG-IP and ACI collaboration is the latest positive evolution we can bring you.