Ravi Balakrishnan

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Datacenter Solutions

Ravi Balakrishnan holds a MS in Computer engineering and MBA in Marketing from USA

Ravi has more than 20 years of server hardware and software middleware experience at Sun, HP and Oracle and 5 years of server, virtualization and networking hardware experience at Cisco where he is employed currently – Ravi has acquired rich experience in datacenter infrastructure solutions encompassing Unified Computing Systems, Unified fabric, Energy Efficient Datacenters, and other emerging datacenter topics such as Cloud computing, dynamic provisioning, and the like.


July 25, 2018


Grifols Increases IT Efficiency and Builds Global Data Center Network with Cisco ACI

Cisco ACI enabled Grifols to define application and security policies upfront, with simplified administration and implementation. Also, ACI’s centralized management and comprehensive visibility across end-to-end network, simplified the troubleshooting process. Further, ACI’s multi-site capability allowed Grifols to connect all its four data centers (two in US and two in Spain), all running the same configurations, policy and security.

July 16, 2018


Germany’s largest IT provider Bechtle extends Cloud services with Cisco ACI

ACI enabled Bechtle to look at endpoint groups, contracts, etc. as a holistic service. Instead of old school practice of IP-addresses, subnets, etc. ACI is scalable and helps Bechtle manage their growing infrastructure needs with future-proofing. ACI became the foundation to host more cloud services.

June 14, 2018


BMC Remedy ITSM – Cisco ACI joint solution delivers robust and agile IT operations

BMC Remedy ITSM solution for Cisco ACI is a fully-automated policy-based enterprise service management solution that provides single console visibility into your data center and delivers business-aware IT operations.

June 12, 2018


Cisco ACI and BlueCat DNS Integrity empowers customers to implement Enterprise DNS strategy

With an enterprise DDI strategy, network teams can deliver flexible infrastructure to developers, reducing operating costs and security risks. Here, we review highlights of the BlueCat Cisco ACI joint solution that we announced this week at Cisco Live Orlando and how it empowers network teams to implement an enterprise DDI strategy.

June 4, 2018


Double Your Excitement in Orlando Next Week – Cisco Live 2018 and Universal Studios Experience and More

Cisco Live is Cisco’s annual customer and partner conference where you build the foundation for your digital future. Transform your outlook, career, and potential through learning direct from Cisco’s best and brightest. From technical education to future-focused thought leadership, 1:1 meetings with Cisco experts to connecting with Cisco partners, networking with your peers to having fun at the Customer Appreciation Event, Cisco Live Orlando is the place to have it all.

June 1, 2018


Logicalis enables predictive and proactive data centers with Cisco ACI

Logicalis is a worldwide systems integrator whose customers span industries and geographical regions; and their focus is to engage in the dynamics of their customers’ vertical markets; including financial services,...

May 21, 2018


Conscia delivers secure, programmable turnkey data center to customers with Cisco ACI

Henrik Moll, Acting CTO of Conscia, a systems integrator in Europe, discusses how Cisco ACI has helped deliver value to their respective customers through a secure and automated data center.

May 8, 2018


Cisco ACI and NetBrain: Delivering Application-Centric Network Operations

Announcing the new Cisco ACI-NetBrain joint solution that extends NetBrain core capabilities to Cisco ACI, allowing customers to transition to an Application-Centric Datacenter and optimize Day-2 data center operations.

May 3, 2018


Cisco at ServiceNow knowledge18, Vegas – Discover how we elevate customer experiences to the next level

Find us May 7-11 at ServiceNow Knowledge18 in Las Vegas and Citrix Synergy 2018 in Anaheim to see our award-winning ACI, Tetration and Cisco Network Assurance Engine (CNAE) technologies.