Cale Hilts

Senior Manager, Solution Product Marketing


Cale Hilts is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager at AppDynamics. Utilizing a combination of technical subject matter expertise and a deep understanding of customer needs, he focuses on making product marketing meaningful to Cisco customers and partners by clearly demonstrating product differentiation and connecting it to business objectives and outcomes. Cale joined Cisco in February of 2018, moving to AppDynamics in July of 2021. Cale is responsible for developing thought leadership, educational, and product-focused content for Cisco full-stack observability solutions. Previously at Cisco, Cale focused on product and solutions marketing for hybrid cloud solutions. In this role, Cale led product marketing for Cisco’s hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, HyperFlex, and was responsible for developing go-to-market strategy, sales enablement, and product content. Cale spent 14 years at Dell (Dell EMC) before joining Cisco, where he held various roles in enterprise sales, partner management, and product marketing.


May 26, 2021


Easing the growing pains for state and local governments

1 min read

Cisco HyperFlex helps state and local governments scale to meet growing populations with modern infrastructure that is simple to deploy and manage.

January 25, 2021


Bridging the datacenter and edge dichotomy

3 min read

Getting Edgy? Read how Cisco #HyperFlex and Schneider Electric help you tackle all the challenges of deploying #HCI at the edge.

May 7, 2020


Cisco and Schneider Electric Simplify Edge Computing

2 min read

At this year’s Cisco Live, I caught up with Scott San Antonio, director global strategic alliances for Schneider Electric, to talk about Schneider’s latest product, the NetShelter WX 6U Wall Mount enclosure. Designed for non-traditional IT infrastructure locations, such as light industrial and retail applications, it can be mounted on the wall or the floor […]

March 10, 2020


EXMAR transforms IT Operations with Cisco HyperFlex

2 min read

See how Exmar is utilizing the simplicity and operational efficiency of Cisco HyperFlex to transform IT Operations.

May 20, 2019


Sometimes Your Only HCI Competition is Yourself

4 min read

What do champions like Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, and Lionel Messi have in common? They have all elevated their athletic performance to a level where their only competition is themselves. At...

July 18, 2018


Engineering the new performance class of hyperconverged infrastructure

4 min read

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is a popular topic so it’s no surprise that the announcement of HyperFlex 3.5 to kick off Cisco Live created a lot of buzz throughout the show....