Harsha Bharadwaj

Principal Engineer

Data Center Group

Harsha's working life karma spans two decades with Data Center group of Cisco in India. He started his career as a software developer with Andiamo Systems that developed the MDS series of Fibre Channel switches and was later acquired by Cisco. His later stints included designing and developing protocol and platform software across the Data Center portfolio of Nexus-7K, Nexus-5K Nexus-2K and MDS switches. In recent years, his focus has been on the architectural aspects of MDS and keeping track of trends in storage and storage networking. He also represents Cisco at T11 (INCITS Technical Committee for Fibre Channel Standards). You can follow Harsha on the Cisco India Blog as well.


February 16, 2022


Cisco MDS 64G SAN Analytics: Architecture evolution

5 min read

Cisco recently announced software availability of NX-OS 9.2(2) with support for SAN Analytics on the Cisco MDS 9700 switch with 64G Modules that provide the next phase of architecture innovation for SAN Analytics.

September 14, 2021


Modernize your SAN with Cisco MDS 64G Fibre Channel

5 min read

Today’s Storage Area Networks (SAN) need to evolve to 64G Fibre Channel to support the increasing application workloads and performance requirements. Learn more about Cisco’s 64G module that provides a range of innovations to help SAN customers adopt and evolve their SAN today.

August 9, 2021


SAN Congestion Innovation with Cisco DIRL

4 min read

Cisco DIRL offers solutions to SAN congestion without any dependency on hosts or storage. Cisco DIRL is innovative technology that bridges the performance gaps between ultra-fast All-Flash NVMe storage Arrays and slower application servers.