Christian Thomas

Head of Pre-sales engineering

Global Service Provider,Cisco France

Christian Thomas heads up the pres-sales engineering team in France in the Global Service Providers organisation.

Christian started his career at EMC as software Engineer in Systems (Unix, TCP/IP) before becoming one the first CCIE in France in the mid 1990s.

During his tenure, Christian worked on the design of large networks for both Enterprises and Service Providers.

Christian has spent the last 16 years at Cisco in various management positions supporting Enterprise, Cloud and Service Provider Infrastructure focus areas.

One of his recent focus has been on talent development and up-scaling of the Cisco Service Provider pre-sales teams with the end objective to respond to major technology transitions such as SDN and NFV, for the benefit of the customer.


November 9, 2016


Avoiding Physical and Digital Traffic Jams

3 min read

New developments in traffic management are starting to end digital traffic jams by harnessing data from sensors on roads and vehicles.

November 2, 2016


Welcome to the Networking App Store

3 min read

Modern network technology makes lots of things possible: more efficient data transport, advanced analytics, better security, and more. But turning these features into profitable services has always been a challenge. Established ways of configuring services, which involve custom coding and manual processes, are cumbersome and time-consuming at the best of times. And the way the […]

October 31, 2016


We’re All in the App Business Now

3 min read

If you thought that the internet has come to dominate our lives, you should see what’s coming next. More web users and devices, faster broadband speeds and the continuing explosion of video are all contributing to global digital transformation.