Rakesh Kandula

Technical Marketing Engineer

Mass Scale Infrastructure Group (MIG)

Rakesh Kandula is a Technical Marketing Engineer in Cisco’s Mass Scale Infrastructure Group (MIG), where he handles security for products primarily deployed in service provider networks. Rakesh received his Master’s Degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi). He has been with Cisco for 15+ years in various roles and his current focus areas are Trustworthy Systems, Platform Security Chips, Secure Boot, DDoS Solutions and other security features relevant to routing platforms. Outside his work, Rakesh is an avid runner who loves running marathons and trail ultras.


February 5, 2024


Safeguard Your Network in a Post-Quantum World

3 min read

Cisco is enabling customer outcomes with stronger security through innovative quantum-safe security that helps eliminate the key distribution problem in a post-quantum world. 

December 11, 2023


Security Series: Protecting the Edge Against DDoS Attacks with a Simplified Integrated Solution

3 min read

Cisco efficiently protects the network edge against growing DDoS attacks across mobility, broadband, peering, and core use cases with innovative integrated solution.

Stop DDoS at the 5G Network Edge

2 min read

With the new Cisco Secure DDoS Edge Protection solution, communication service providers (CSPs) now have an efficient DDoS detection and mitigation solution that can thwart attacks right at the access layer.