Jonathan Davidson

Sr. Vice President and General Manager

Service Provider Networking

Jonathan rejoined Cisco in March 2017 as Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Networking. As part of the Service Provider Business group, he leads the SP Networking organization in driving Cisco’s leadership position in SP routing, networking and automation software solutions while ushering in the next-generation of networking and network automation innovation.

Prior to rejoining Cisco, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at Juniper Networks leading their Engineering and Product Management. In that role, he was responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for the company’s entire portfolio including routing, switching and security, as well as the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operation system. Before Juniper, Jonathan held a variety of leadership positions at Cisco over the course of 15 years. During that time, he developed service provider solutions and led the enterprise routing product management team and service provider Layer 4 through Layer 7 services team.

Jonathan co-authored the best-selling book “Voice-over IP Fundamentals” and is a frequent speaker at leading industry events. Active on social media, he frequently shares his observations and insights about the industry through Twitter @jonathandavidsn and blogs.


April 5, 2018


Reimagining the Network

Service Providers have an opportunity to use transformative technologies to reimagine the network, leveraging new rules for networking.

February 20, 2018


Cisco Crosswork Network Automation: The Industry’s Most Comprehensive Closed-Loop Automation Solution

Built on the proven foundation of open APIs in Cisco NSO and Cisco WAE, Cisco Crosswork is the industry’s most comprehensive closed-loop, mass-scale automation solution that embraces multi-vendor networks.

February 16, 2018


Automating the Future

A self-healing infrastructure can create productivity opportunities that can transform business outcomes and dramatically improve existing operating models. Here's why it's a journey that every Service Provider needs to embrace.

November 27, 2017


Verizon Partner Solutions Announces SD-WAN Managed Service Availability for its Wholesale Customers

We are proud to collaborate with Verizon Partner Solutions to launch this new managed service capability for its wholesale customers.

September 27, 2017


Simplifying Networks through Segment Routing

Many Service Providers are moving to Segment Routing because it allows the network to differentiate the way it delivers applications with unmatched simplicity and scalability. Are you part of this digital transformation?

Segment Routing Blazes a Trail in Germany!

Vodafone Germany is bringing its core network infrastructure into the SDN realm while delivering high bandwidth and customer experience that defines the network of the future.