Jim McHugh

Vice President, Product and Solutions Marketing

Unified Computing Systems

Jim McHugh has over 20 Years of Experience as a Marketing Executive and Leadership Positions with Start-Up, Mid-Sized, and High-Profile Companies, including Sun Microsystems and Apple pior to joining Cisco Systems, Inc..

Jim is the Vice President of Product and Solutions Marketing for Unified Computing Systems at Cisco. He leads and drives Marketing initiatives for UCS and partner solutions marketing (including EMC, Intel, NetApp, SAP, Microsoft, and VCE.) Jim is focused on buildling a vision for organizational success and executing marketing strategies measured by achievement of UCS revenue, market share, and growth.

He has a deep knowledge and understanding of business drivers, market/customer dynamics, and technology-centered products. Managed a multi-discipline teams delivering; Brand, Demand Generation, Social Media, Strategic Planning, Customer Intelligence and all Integrated Marketing Communications functions.

Jim holds an International MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.


July 30, 2013


Cisco and NetApp Expand the FlexPod Portfolio

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  Since its launch in 2010, FlexPod has been a tremendous success with more than 2,400 customers in 35 countries globally. This success has created new opportunities. Customers are requesting additional solutions based on the FlexPod platform to address an even broader spectrum of deployment types, workloads, and applications. Smaller and midsize IT departments need […]

May 24, 2013


UCS SmartPlays: Exceptional Offers on Cisco Servers

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Cisco UCS has been delivering significant value for IT departments worldwide for 4 years, and customers have made B-series the fastest-growing x86 blade servers in the industry.  What is not as widely known is that Cisco offers a full portfolio of rack form factors, AND that the most popular models of both rack and blade […]

May 14, 2013


Desktop Virtualization On Your Terms – Flexibility and Choice with Architectures That Fit

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Desktop Virtualization On Your Terms – Flexibility and Choice with Architectures That Fit I recently had the opportunity to host several customers in a roundtable discussion, exploring their experiences in deploying desktop and application virtualization, the challenges encountered, and the benefits they’ve reaped.  It was an engaging dialog with organizations spanning mid-market, enterprise to large […]

February 21, 2013


VCE: Converging on a better data center

Cisco’s Unified Data Center strategy is rooted in the idea that customers shouldn’t be put in the position of DIY technology integration.  It’s just an unfair ask given everything that IT and LOB leaders contend with above and beyond the infrastructure.   As technology has evolved, the component parts of the data center are decreasingly the […]