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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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January 21, 2021

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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

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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

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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,

Global digitization – connecting homes, health, cities and what not!!

By 2021, there will be an average of 1.75 M2M connections per capita globally – demonstrating how pervasive M2M connections are going to become to our networked lives making Internet of Things (IoT) a reality.

Imagining 5G: The Future Network of ”Things”. The Evolving Landscape of IoT and Wearables

5G, with very high bandwidth, ultra-low latency and dynamic resource allocation capabilities, is going to shape the evolving IoT landscape.

February 7, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Predicting the impact of 5G. Mobile innovation will create new levels of bandwidth consumption

The 2017 Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecasts that there will be about 25 million 5G capable devices and connections by 2021, which will generate 8.9 exabytes (EB) of annual mobile data traffic.