Carl De Groote

Senior Director, U.S. Defense

U.S. Public Sector

As Sr. Director, U.S. Defense, Carl leads Cisco’s contributions to our nation’s Military Branches as they steadily migrate to a digital force to achieve supremacy across all domains – land, air, sea, cyberspace, and outer space.

Through his diverse range of capabilities, along with an expertise in Defense that can only come from experience, Carl is helping advance constant exploration and innovation for greater national security.


May 25, 2020


The Limitless Boundaries of Service

To the heroes who have served and to those who continue to do so valiantly, a grateful nation thanks you. Today, and every day.

July 23, 2019


Hosted Collaboration Solution for Defense (HCS-D) Launched

Cisco announces provisional authority to operate (PATO) for Hosted Collaboration Solution for Defense (HCS-D). Cisco HCS-D is a FedRAMP+ authorized, cloud hosted offering with provisional authorization to operate at Impact Level 5 (IL 5).