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Hari Harikrishnan

Vice President

Application Platforms Group

Hari Harikrishnan has over 25 years of business and technology leadership experience in telecommunications & networking, distributed systems, application infrastructure and services. He is currently Vice President of Application Platforms Group, responsible for enabling new business applications for a connected enterprise.

Harikrishnan holds an MBA from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai.

Articles

Petals of Data Can Move a Country

Recently I talked about the dance of the decade for IT and broader industries, in which we use a value-chain approach to sense and act on data in order to turn insights into transformative value for your business. If businesses can create value that way, would it be a stretch for governments to make data […]

Data Value Chains: Making Data Dance for Your Business

We all deal with massive amounts of data in our day-to-day lives. Sometimes it may feel like we’re sinking under the weight of that avalanche. Meanwhile there is so much talk about Big Data, analytics and the Internet of Things, one wonders if there is more volume, velocity and variety in talking about Big Data […]

December 1, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Service-Oriented Everything and Digitization of Your Business

The next big phase of the Internet is the race toward digitization, which brings together people, processes, data, and things in new, more productive ways. In this emerging hyper-distributed digital world, connectivity is even more vital than ever before. Companies that are going to thrive and realize new opportunities will be the ones that adopt […]

October 5, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

A New Approach to Connect Processes in a Hyper-distributed World

In a recent blog  written by Mala Anand, she discussed how hyper-distribution of assets in organizations is creating demands for new insights and enabling new interactions and experiences across every industry. Mala shared how our hyper-distributed world has created remote centers of data which require access by people and processes within and beyond your organization. […]

Cisco Software Accelerates the Journey to Digitization

Today we are seeing a step change in the applications and data infrastructure. No longer do we rely only on large centralized repositories. Instead, hyper-distributed infrastructure is hosting apps and data at any location, resulting in a growing network of “centers of data.” These centers of data are small computing hubs used by people and […]

October 14, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Enabling Agile Business Operations in a Connected World

We have all heard visions and use-cases about the Internet of Things (IoT). Many of these take on the flavor of pots talking to kettles and capture our imagination on what IoT can do. The question of “why” we connect things in the first place becomes obvious when we think about the value of such […]

March 26, 2014

NETWORKING

Enabling the next wave of hyper-context aware mobile experiences: Cisco Enterprise Mobility Services Platform (EMSP)

The profound impact mobile devices has had on IT over the last decade is undeniable. Many can argue is it the largest of the four forces driving the next evolution of IT: Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC).  It’s hard to imagine the pace of social network evolution without mobile devices. Or the mass migration […]