Andrew Eaton

General Manager,Management and Orchestration Software Sales

Global Service Provider - Asia Pacific & Japan

Andrew serves in a Sales leadership role, responsible for Cisco’s Management and Orchestration software portfolio for Asia Pacific and Japan. This role involves defining and executing Cisco’s go-to-market strategy through close collaboration with Product Business Units, Field Sales and Service Delivery teams to accelerate the sale of Cisco’s Management and Orchestration software solutions. These software solutions are deeply embedded in Cisco’s NFV/SDN and Cloud strategic initiatives; enabling Cisco customers to automate and scale innovative services delivered through virtualised networking and compute platforms.

Andrew also serves as a member of the Cisco’s APJ Global Service Provider Board. Prior to this, Andrew was Director for Cisco’s Service Provider, Data Centre and Cloud business across Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China, where he achieved significant revenue and market share growth. This was achieved by working closely with an ecosystem of partners to bring innovative solutions and business models to Cisco’s Service Provider customers, that helped them to monetise the significant Cloud market opportunity; as well as delivering solutions that significantly reduce the cost of operation and drive efficiencies across Service Provider’s IT and Data Centre environments.

In his thirteen years at Cisco, Andrew was the Client Director for the SingTel-Optus line of business. He also led the Australia and New Zealand Service Provider and Cloud business unit, with overall responsibility for sales operations.

Before joining Cisco, Andrew held channel, sales and management roles at Lucent and Nortel Networks in Australia.


September 17, 2018


Cisco at Network Virtualization & SDN Asia 2018

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Want to know what's new and what's next for your network? Learn more about our latest innovations in Virtualization, Telco Data Center, Security, 5G, Automation, Assurance and Analytics at #NVSDNASIA2018. You can also join Cisco experts at Room MTR2 (pre-booking required).

Business Outcomes are Driving the Journey from Finger Defined Networking (FDN) to Software Defined Networking (SDN).

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With an increasing surge in bandwidth consumption and new devices/subscribers coming on the line every day, Software-defined Networking (SDN) is needed to deliver network performance with broader connectivity. Learn how.

January 17, 2018


Capitalizing on 5G with the Right Network Function

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Service providers have a lot to be thrilled about 5G. Its speed (think 10 Gbps), coverage, reliability, and lower latency will be a game changer in an increasingly mobile world.