Aaron Kapacinskas

Technical Leader


Aaron Kapacinskas attended the University of California at San Diego for his undergraduate education and Stanford University for graduate school. He is currently a Technical Leader in the Hyperflex Business Unit at Cisco Systems, Inc., focusing on hyperconverged infrastructure as it relates to stretched deployments in synchronous replication, as well as security related items for complex HCI deployments. He has written the Cisco HyperFlex Hardening Guide along with numerous white papers covering topics from encryption, native replication, and metro level DR deployments. His specific focuses include architectural reference designs, security and hardening, synchronous geographic and metro replication, POCs, implementations, partner integration and certification, federal certifications, automation, sizing, and best practices. Aaron has helped publish the Cisco Press book Hyperconverged Infrastructure Data Centers and holds a patent for Cisco Native Replication technologies.


March 22, 2023


Keeping Your Apps and Data Available With HyperFlex

5 min read

The Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform (HXDP) is a distributed hyperconverged infrastructure system that has been built from inception to handle individual component failures across the spectrum of hardware elements without interruption in services.  As a result, the system is highly available and capable of extensive failure handling.

June 28, 2022


Focus on HyperFlex: Encryption, built-in from the ground up

2 min read

When designing Cisco HyperFlex we took a holistic approach that uses industry-standard, strong encryption at the component, system and cluster levels – built-in since day one.