Shruti Jain

Leader, Project & Program Management

X-Architecture Marketing, Enterprise Networking & Cloud

Shruti Jain is the lead for thought leadership and data driven insights within Cisco’s x-architectural marketing team in Enterprise Networking and Cloud organization. Her latest project is Cisco’s Hybrid Work Index , that identifies work trends based on data and insights from various Cisco platforms across people and culture, collaboration, security, and networking. In her previous role as a senior analyst on Cisco’s SP thought leadership team she has been a key contributor and spokesperson for Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI)—forecasting and analyzing the growth and use of the Internet and IP networks worldwide. She was also the lead analyst for Cisco Global Cloud Index (GCI)—forecasting the growth of global data center and cloud-based IP traffic as well as analysis of trends associated with data center virtualization, public vs. private cloud computing. She has deep knowledge about the 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. 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, corporate marketing, and now enterprise 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, hiking, and learning new languages and cultures.


February 10, 2022


Connecting technology, people, and places is critical to hybrid work success

In a hybrid world, the workplace is anywhere. Endpoints could be anything, and applications are hosted everywhere. We depend on the network as a pivotal point connecting everything to everything — and to everyone — so we evaluate emerging networking trends as part of our Hybrid Work Index.

June 22, 2021


Eager to Empower Your Teams? Observe More to Solve More

If this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that work is not a place you go — it’s something that you do from anywhere. Working in a remote or hybrid capacity has profound implications for teams and what IT can do to empower them.

June 8, 2021


Under Pressure to Secure Your Enterprise? Predict More to Prevent More

Cybersecurity is a top priority for any organization conducting business over the Internet. Any data breach can have a devastating impact on the finances and brand equity of an organization. It’s why cybersecurity is treated as a business risk, rather than merely an IT issue. The importance of security is nothing new, but the global pandemic has made it even more critical.

May 26, 2021


Trouble Transforming your Infrastructure? Learn More to Solve More

In this connected world, the network is the nervous system that allows everything to work together. And while it’s created limitless possibilities, it has also introduced incredible complexity, especially over the past year. In doing so, it has underscored the need for IT organizations to transform their infrastructure.

May 11, 2021


Need to Reimagine Your Applications? See More to Solve More

In our introductory blog you saw how the global pandemic slammed the brakes on many business activities, at least one trend went into warp speed: digital transformation. This put a heavy burden on IT for seamless digital delivery of the experience underscoring the need for visibility across the entire stack of IT/operations. See how Cisco's Connected IT Insights can help.

January 21, 2021


Assuring the Application Experience

Today, applications no longer just support the business; they are the key to a successful business. Customer satisfaction and employee productivity are directly dependent on interactions with the applications. If the applications do not perform flawlessly, it can hurt an organization’s bottom line and even put a dent in its brand value. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for applications to shine. Now more than ever, people are relying on them to get work done and keep business running, and they want to be able to use them on any device and from anywhere.

December 18, 2020


Insights in a Multicloud World

See how Cisco’s own solutions have also provided a treasure trove of data that shows increasing reliance on cloud networks. Read the blog: Insights in a Multicloud World.

December 7, 2020


Visibility and Insights = Optimal Customer Experience

Do you have the visibility and insights needed to redesign and secure your workforce? It's crucial for IT to have these trends, in order to take the right action — to deliver the best possible user and application experience.

Expanding global digital footprint – shaping the connected future

The rapid expansion of the global digital footprint — the number of Internet users and connections (end user devices and IoT) — requires enhancements in network performance across both fixed and mobile (cellular + Wi-Fi) networks. In addition, consumer and business applications will also need to be strengthened with new and evolving security measures. Here are some key observations and findings from the Cisco Annual Internet Report,