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Kevin Wollenweber

Vice President, Product Management

Service Provider Network Systems

Kevin is Vice President of Product Management in the Service Provider Network Systems business at Cisco. In this role, he leads the product management team for the networking/routing portfolio aimed at the SP segment and has been with Cisco since 1997. As the product management leader for Cisco’s Service Provider Routing portfolio, Kevin is focused on how industry and technologies are transforming and evolving Cisco’s products and solutions to help customers address their business challenges. During his 22 years at Cisco, Kevin has driven a number of industry-leading transitions across a breadth of Cisco products and technologies. His work has included positions in product management, technical marketing, and software engineering, but he has always focused on the needs of the world’s largest Service Providers. Kevin has led the delivery of flagship Service Provider routing products such as the GSR, CRS, ASR and NCS families and is focused on continuous delivery of innovation and efficiency across the Service Provider routing portfolio. Throughout it all, Kevin has worked closely with the many providers to help them build world-class networks that deliver revenue growth opportunities and operational efficiency, while mitigating risk across hardware, software, and systems. Kevin has his Master’s of Science and Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University and has held a Routing and Switching CCIE. When he isn’t working or traveling, he spends his time mountain biking, golfing and spending time with his family.

Articles

September 2, 2021

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Together, Colt and Cisco are Defining the Future of Segment Routing

Cisco and Colt partner up to drive Segment Routing innovation especially in SR-ODN, automation via Crosswork and EVPN services.

Welcoming the Next Generation of NCS 5500 Systems

The NCS 5500 platform has become the go-to peering and aggregation device—down to the access layer—deployed for everything from mobile backhaul to wireline to cable network aggregation. New additions to the Cisco Converged SDN Transport architecture will help communication service providers to deliver new connected experiences quickly and at a massive scale.

NCS 500, Your Access Done Right

To assist communication service providers with the evolution to the next-gen access and aggregation networks, we are excited to announce a few key additions to the NCS 500 portfolio.

Expanding the Cisco 8000 Router Series

One year ago, we announced the Cisco 8000 Series routers, combining the revolutionary Cisco Silicon One chipset and Cisco IOS XR, to deliver a breakthrough in high-performance routers. Discover how we expanded the Cisco 8000 Series routers over the past year.

PacketFabric Deploys 400G on Cisco Silicon One

I recently had a virtual chat with PacketFabric CEO, Dave Ward. If you’re not familiar with PacketFabric, you will be soon. They are quickly becoming an industry mover and shaker in the Network-as-a-Service and next-gen Service Provider (ngSP) space. They’re also a customer of ours, having recently deployed the Cisco 8000 with our new 400G solutions.

December 11, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco Goes SONiC on New Networking Platforms

Thanks to our continued collaboration with Microsoft and the SONiC community, today we are announcing SONiC/SAI support on our brand-new routing platforms, the Cisco 8000 Series. This represents the first truly integrated approach to supporting SONiC on both fixed and modular routers.