Kaustubh Das

Vice President, Strategy and Product Development, Storage

Computing Systems Product Group

Kaustubh Das is VP, Strategy and Product Management, Storage for Cisco’s Computing Systems Product Group. Kaustubh is responsible for leading strategy development to drive market share growth and profit revenue for the group. He is also responsible for accelerating the growth of Hyperflex, an industry leading solution for hyperconvergence.

Kaustubh joins us from Seagate where he served as Vice President, Product Line Management for the company’s enterprise segment, including P/L ownership for a ~$4B business selling into the Enterprise segment, Data Centers and Cloud Service Providers. Prior to that, Kaustubh led Seagate's product management teams in the Systems Division including product lines in Storage Systems, Software Defined, Object Storage, Storage-aaS offerings, and High Performance Computing.

Kaustubh has worked for Cisco, Intel, McKinsey, Schlumberger and Motorola. In his prior role at Cisco, he led the original Cisco ONE efforts in SDN, served as strategy lead for the Data Center business, and was a senior leader in the corporate strategy organization.

Kaustubh has an MBA from Wharton, UPenn, an MS in ECE from UT Austin, and a bachelors in EE/CS from IIT-D.


June 17, 2020


Meeting Customers in the Moment with Cisco Cloud and Compute

At Cisco, we are committed to helping you reimagine your architecture through products like HyperFlex for elasticity and Intersight for full stack visibility across infrastructure, apps and business outcomes.

March 18, 2020


Cisco Data Center is making it Easier to Ramp Up and Support your New Remote Workers

To support your rapid increase of remote workers, Cisco Computing is prioritizing the shipment of new VDI Bundles and free access to Cisco Intersight to help enable your employees to stay connected, no matter where they are.

December 17, 2019


Cisco HyperFlex is CRN’s 2019 Product of the Year for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Cisco HyperFlex was named the Overall Winner in the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) category of the recently published CRN “Products of the Year for 2019”.

June 18, 2019


Cisco and IBM Cloud Announce Hybrid Cloud Partnership

Announcing an expansion of the Cisco and IBM Cloud partnership to deliver a common, secure developer experience across all cloud environments, simplifying the development and management of modern applications.

March 6, 2019


Hyperconverged Infrastructure – Complete Simplicity Requires Complete Solutions

To succeed, customers need a complete hyperconverged solution that simplifies the management of legacy infrastructure, public and private clouds, and multiple vendors - where data is no longer centered.

February 13, 2019


Cisco Jumps to Leader in November 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Cisco’s HyperFlex product has been named a leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI). Read up on why, and how Cisco made it to the top.

January 29, 2019


Taking the Full Power of Hyperconverged Infrastructure to the Edge with HyperFlex Anywhere

We at Cisco have been on a mission to create design patterns for the next generation of datacenters. Cisco’s HyperFlex 4.0 takes our platform from the core to the edge.

October 4, 2018


Cisco HyperFlex Climbs to Leader Status in Forrester Wave™ Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Q3 2018

Cisco HyperFlex Climbs to Leader Status in Forrester Wave™ Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Q3 2018 I’m excited to report that Cisco HyperFlex has been named as a new leader in the Forrester...

September 10, 2018


The AI Mandate: To Boldly Go Where No Data Center Has Gone Before

AI and its offshoots, machine learning and deep learning, dominate Silicon Valley wallet- and mindshare. Implications for application development, management, and operations are mind-boggling.