Shruti Jain

Senior Analyst, SP Thought Leadership
Worldwide Service Provider Marketing Group

Shruti Jain is a senior analyst on Cisco’s SP thought leadership team that is responsible for developing and maintaining several global research and market intelligence initiatives. She has been one of the key contributors to Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI)—the company's ongoing effort to forecast and analyze the growth and use of the Internet and IP networks worldwide. She is also a leading analyst for Cisco Global Cloud Index (GCI)—the company's ongoing effort to forecast the growth of global data center and cloud-based IP traffic as well as analysis of trends associated with data center virtualization and cloud computing.  While Shruti has been involved in all facets of the above projects, her focus has been on identifying and analyzing trends related to internet and service adoption, evolution of smart/ multi-media devices and machine-to-machine connections, applications by vertical, mobile adoption of various generations of technologies including 2G to 5G and IoT specific LPWA, cord-cutting, SD, HD and UHD adoption of video, metro vs. edge analysis. On GCI, her areas of focus are growth in virtualization, workloads analysis by application, by data center type, cloud service delivery models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and public vs. private cloud.

Shruti is a Cisco veteran and has been with the company for over 20 years.  She started her career with the company as a financial analyst and then moved on to marketing, where she has had a variety of marketing analyst roles (supporting service provider segment and corporate marketing).  Shruti has had prior experience with Unisys as a financial analyst and worked as a marketing intern with Maruti Suzuki, an Indian car manufacturing company.  She has earned an M.B.A. degree from Santa Clara University, California and has M.A. in Economics from University of Rajasthan, India.  Her personal hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, learning new languages through TV shows and walking.

 

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