Michael Myers

IT Director

Michael Myers is the IT Director in Cisco’s Global Infrastructure Services organization, responsible for the Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services (CITEIS) and the Application and Web Services.  In this role, Mike has pioneered the use of Openstack in Cisco’s enterprise and manages Cisco’s private cloud stack. He partners closely with the Cisco Business team to integrate features into products and helps develop Cisco’s cloud strategy.

Mike brings over 20 years of experience as a proven technology leader. He has a passion for network design, operations and employee development, with his work published in various technical journals.   Prior to joining Cisco, Mike held various managerial positions, responsible for large networks at companies such as Microsoft, Genius Inc., and Netli.


April 14, 2015


ACI and CITEIS Fortify the Cloud-Enabled Data Center

In July 2014, Cisco IT turned on the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric for the first time in our San Jose engineering data center. Since then, we’ve been...

June 11, 2014


How Virtualization Is Changing Software Licensing for the Data Center

Erich Latchford In the days before data centers were virtualized, the licensing model for operating systems and application software was simple: 1 server = 1 license. But this model doesn’t work in an environment where a single physical server can host multiple virtual servers.