Karishma Gupta

Technical Marketing Engineer

Data Center Networking

Karishma Gupta is a Technical Marketing Engineer working on Cisco Data Center products and solutions. She started as a software developer writing code for the Nexus 7000 platform and has a thorough knowledge of Nexus switching architecture.

She has over 8 years of experience working with Cisco switching platforms. Karishma is deeply engaged with DCNM and the Analytics piece in NXOS and ACI. She has a great experience as a CiscoLive speaker focusing on modern infrastructure management, monitoring, and telemetry.

Karishma holds a Masters in Computer Science degree from the University of Southern California.


July 25, 2022


Introducing Nexus Dashboard Fabric Controller (NDFC) Release 12

4 min read

Cisco Nexus Dashboard Fabric Controller (NDFC) is the new, power-packed, feature-rich service ( exclusively available on the Cisco Nexus Dashboard (ND). NDFC embraces a Kubernetes-based microservices architecture. With the introduction of NDFC Release 12, users get a consistent experience across NDFC and other services hosted on Nexus Dashboard including Insights and Orchestrator.

October 2, 2019


Configuration Compliance in DCNM 11

2 min read

We are continuing the discussion by featuring how DCNM empowers compliance of the configurations defined by a user. Validation of configuration forms an integral part of any Network Controller.

August 5, 2019


Using DCNM 11 for Easy Provisioning of Networks and VRF’s

3 min read

As you might remember from our last post within our DCNM 11 series, we discussed Easy Management of Interfaces using DCNM. Today, we’re continuing the discussion by featuring how Cisco’s Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) empowers Easy Provisioning of Overlays using pre-defined, best practice, out-of-box templates.

July 22, 2019


Manage Interfaces in a Centralized Way with DCNM 11

3 min read

With its comprehensive management for the data center, Cisco’s Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) empowers IT to move at the increasing speed businesses require, giving IT departments complete automation, extensive...