Daniel McGinniss

VP, Product Management

Cisco Compute

Daniel McGinniss is Vice President of Product Management for Cisco Compute, responsible for developing innovative products and establishing new routes to market for Cisco’s multi-billion-dollar compute and SaaS infrastructure management portfolio, while driving new solutions and as-a-service offers with ecosystem partners in alignment with customers’ most critical business needs. Danny has over 25 years of experience working for large enterprises, service providers and IT vendors, eventually joining Cisco in 2016. In that time, he’s gone from designing data center solutions on the customer side to leading world-class teams that build and deliver these solutions to market. Staying in tune with the challenges and opportunities of a hybrid, multicloud world – and an increasingly AI driven future - Danny and his team are focused on helping customers address their most critical needs by harnessing new, simplified operating models for infrastructure management and leveraging the latest tools for observability, automation, and orchestration across converged, hyperconverged, virtualized and containerized environments. Danny is a people-focused leader with a unique combination of technology expertise and go-to-market intelligence, known for his success leveraging the strengths of his team to deliver the best outcomes while unlocking new possibilities for customers and partners.


April 10, 2024


Cisco and Nutanix: A 360-Degree Partnership Where 1 + 1 = 3

4 min read

An update of the Cisco and Nutanix partnership first announced in August 2023. This blog focuses on the unique and highly differentiated aspects of the partnership focusing on Engineering, Support, and GTM.

February 6, 2024


Cisco Showcases Data Center Computing Innovations at Cisco Live Amsterdam

4 min read

A summary of the new products, solutions, services being introduced at Cisco Live EMEA for data center compute operations

July 15, 2020


From Data Center to Cloud, Guidance for Managing Data Everywhere

3 min read

2020 marks the 6th consecutive year that Gartner positions Cisco in the Leaders Quadrant for Data Center and Cloud Networking.