Prashant Jain

Senior Product Manager

Prashant Jain is a Sr. Product Manager at Cisco, focusing on Storage Networking Solutions. He is responsible for product roadmap, competitive analysis, crafting the marketing message, positioning and rollout. In addition to the inbound role he is responsible for the MDS sales in US East Coast and LATAM. Prashant has represented Cisco in various industry, press, analyst, and customer events. He holds Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and a MBA from Walter A. Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). In his 16+-year career, Prashant has worked as Product Manager, System Architect and ASIC Engineer focused on improving networking solutions.


December 22, 2014


Why Upgrade to MDS 9700

6 min read

MDS 9500 family has supported customers for more than a decade helping them  through FC speed transitions from 1G, 2G, 4G, 8G and 8G advanced without forklift upgrades. But as we look in the future the MDS 9700 makes more sense for a lot of data center designs.  Top four reasons for customers to upgrade are […]

October 1, 2014


MDS 9700 Scale Out and Scale Up

3 min read

This is the final part on the High Performance Data Center Design. We will look at how high performance, high availability and flexibility allows customers to scale up or scale out over time without any disruption to the existing infrastructure.  MDS 9710 capabilities are field proved with the wide adoption and steep ramp within first year […]

August 1, 2014


Cisco MDS for Small to Cloud-Scale Data Centers

7 min read

Superior Platforms, Scale, and Operational Simplicity  Data Center trends like  Virtualization, Solid State Drives, DC consolidation and Data Explosion are putting a tremendous amount of strain on the infrastructure. These challenges need targeted and multifaceted approach. It has to be holistic solution to the problems rather than point products for each unique problem. Data Centers […]