Lax Sakalkale

Director, Product Management

Multicloud Integration & Solutions

Lax Sakalkale is Director Product Management executive at Cloud Platform and Solutions Group leading Multicloud Solutions and Integration across Cisco BEs. He loves to interact with customers and partners to understand Multicloud Adoption challenges along with related integration and automation needs.

Prior to the current role at Cisco, he was leading UCS Automation and Solutions by creating Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite for modern hyper-converged hybrid data centers, private clouds, and big data automation.

Lax calls SF Bay Area his home and comes with 20+ years of silicon valley experience in product management of innovative products in big and startup companies like CA Technologies, HP, Unisys, Nimsoft etc.

He loves team sports like Baseball, Cricket, and Soccer.


June 6, 2018


Top 7 Multicloud Initiatives – Delivering on the Multicloud Promise

5 min read

According to IDC, by 2021, spending on cloud-enabling hardware, software and services will balloon to over $530 billion. We examine key initiatives and how to stay ahead in a multicloud era.

February 27, 2018


Your Guide to The Multicloud World, Part 3

5 min read

Making the move to a multicloud environment is a complicated process that requires clear-headed and careful planning, an understanding of the various options and choices that have to be made and a strategy for overcoming the obstacles that no doubt will come up.

February 16, 2018


Your Guide To The Multicloud World, Part 2

4 min read

The multicloud era is here. There is no denying that businesses large and small are accelerating the pace of moving applications and data to not only private and public clouds, but multiple clouds.

February 12, 2018


Your Guide to The Multicloud World, Part 1

4 min read

The world is going multicloud. Organizations are increasingly moving applications and data out of on-premises environments and into more than one cloud for higher availability, scalability and disaster recovery.