Amit Sharma

Product Marketing Manager

Amit Sharma is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Data Center and Cloud at Cisco. He is responsible for product, go-to-market, marketing strategy and execution of Cisco’s cloud and container products.

He has over nine years of experience in software development, product management, and product marketing. He did his MSCE from Arizona State University and an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business


May 2, 2017


Contiv Joins OpenShift Primed; Meet Cisco at Red Hat Summit

4 min read

We are very excited to share that Contiv is now officially integrated with OpenShift Origin, and OpenShift Container Platform 3.5. Contiv is also joining the OpenShift Primed Program, a technical readiness designation by Red Hat that recognizes Contiv’s integration with OpenShift technology.

April 19, 2017


Get Ready For The Next Wave Of Container Adoption

3 min read

On the heels of announcing the strategic alliance with Docker, today at DockerCon, Cisco announced that we are joining Docker in the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program. MTA is a turnkey program consisting of products and consulting services from Docker and Cisco. Most organizations strive to get the agility in developing and delivering business applications while increasing data-center efficiencies. Exactly the promises of cloud and containerization. However, according to IDC, only 3% of organizations have achieved optimized cloud deployments.

April 7, 2017


Accelerate Container Adoption – Meet Cisco at DockerCon

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It’s DockerCon time again! We are excited to be the Gold Sponsor of the conference this year and looking forward to engaging with the community to accelerate the momentum in container adoption. If you are planning to attend this premier container community and industry conference, meet the Cisco team to learn how many organizations just like yours are deploying cloud-native applications and successfully modernizing traditional applications using Docker and Cisco products.

March 23, 2017


Kubernetes Rising – Meet Contiv at KubeCon EU, Berlin

3 min read

Less than two years ago, version 1 of Kubernetes was released. Today, there are over 1,100 contributors in the Kubernetes community, which has grown globally to the point that more than 60% of all contributions were made by people outside of Google.

March 2, 2017


Introducing Contiv 1.0 – The Most Powerful Container Networking Fabric

2 min read

Last week at Cisco live! 2017 EMEA in the historic city of Berlin, we shared the early availability of Contiv 1.0 with almost 14,000 customers and partners. Today, we are excited to share the milestone with our broader community. Additionally, I am thrilled to report that Docker has certified<> Contiv as the very first certified container networking product, and it is now available in the Docker Store. Docker Certification Program recognizes products that excel in quality, collaborative support and compliance. Integration and testing by Docker to certify Contiv is yet another data-point to our customers about its production readiness which enables them to adopt containers with confidence and low risk.

February 13, 2017


Lay the Foundation of Digital Business

3 min read

Technology has always been an enabler in challenging the status-quo but turbulent market shifts have accelerated the journey to becoming digital businesses for traditional enterprises. There are many forcing functions but enterprises are striving for the intelligence that can be gained by ever increasing data proliferation to find better ways to engage with customers while thwarting the challenges posed by disruptive new entrants.

November 3, 2014


Cisco at AWS re:Invent

2 min read

As a Gold Sponsor of AWS re:Invent this year, Cisco will be showcasing hybrid cloud solutions that enable you to combine the control, security, and performance of private clouds with...