Azeem Suleman

Director, Product Management

Cloud Networking

Azeem Suleman is a Director of Product Management with the Cisco's Cloud Networking Business Unit. He is responsible for defining cloud networking analytics, operations and as-a-service offerings. His team sets the strategy and future roadmap, works with cross functional teams to deliver the operations and automation platform solution, Nexus Dashboard. His additional focus areas include telemetry capabilities, business adoption, success and lifecycle of the products in the cloud networking portfolio. In a previous role, he was a principal engineer working on the successful Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Software Defined Networking (SDN) product since its inception and has held various engineering and leadership roles at Cisco since 2009. With a customer centric approach, Azeem enjoys solving customer problems with innovative solutions. He is passionate about customer engagements and enjoys working with them in leading them to high performance IT. Azeem holds a Masters in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of Texas, Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology. He has additional Data Analytics certifications from Cornell along with a Dual CCIE and multiple industry certifications. He holds numerous patents and is a published researcher in the IEEE International conference and has achieved the "Cisco Distinguished Speaker" status during speaking engagements at conferences and events. He enjoys hiking and spending quality time with friends and family.


May 19, 2022


Elevating network success with telemetry

2 min read

Network Telemetry refers to both the data itself and the techniques and processes used to generate, export, collect, and consume that data for use by potentially automated management applications.  It extends beyond the classical network Operations, Administration, and Management (OAM) techniques and expects to support better flexibility, scalability, accuracy, coverage, and performance.

May 16, 2022


How Cisco IT reduced Mean-Time-to-Resolution with Cisco Nexus Dashboard

3 min read

The “ops of the future” require a proactive and predictive operational approach that aligns people, processes, and technology. The keys to this are a network and an operational infrastructure that provide automation, self-healing, and enhanced visibility to reduce mean-time-to-know (MTTK).