Praveen Jain

No Longer with Cisco

Praveen Jain is Senior Vice President at INSBU in Cisco. Most recently Jain was co-founder/VP of engineering at Insieme Networks, which was acquired by Cisco. In past, he architected, developed/managed, delivered software for multibillion dollar Cisco’s platforms: Cat5k, Cat6k, MDS-9K (as part of Andiamo Systems), Nexus OS, Nexus-7k, and UCS Blade Servers (as part of Nuova Systems).


September 15, 2016


Introducing the Cisco ACI App Center

Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) allows you to build apps to simplify, enhance, and better visualize networking functions, like security policies or traffic.

January 11, 2016


Cisco SDN, the Disruptive ACI Technology, Leads to an Avalanche of Opportunities

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year and thanks to you all for considering ACI as your SDN solution to simplify your data center operation and automation. This is a follow on to my last blog to provide details on how we have delivered a true disruption in networking and opened the gate for […]

November 6, 2015


ACI, the SDN Purpose-Built for Data Center Operations and Automation

ACI, the SDN Purpose-Built for Data Center Operations and Automation A couple of years ago we talked about our SDN vision and strategy, and a little over a year ago we started shipping the ACI solution. Since then over 1,000 customers have embraced ACI, and of those 150+ customers now have live production traffic running […]

September 24, 2015


An Overview of Network Security Considerations for Cisco ACI Deployments

Security continues to be top of mind with our customers and frequently comes up with customers who are evaluating new architectures. I have been in the networking industry for over two decades involved in multi-billion dollar product lines like Catalyst 5K/6K, MDS-9000, Nexus-7K, UCS, and now with Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). I don’t claim to […]

September 15, 2015


New Innovations for L4-7 Network Services Integration with Cisco’s ACI Approach

As application performance, security and delivery get more critical, and as the need for network automation grows, the vision of an architecture that allows easy integration of L4-7 services into...