Steve McQuerry

Manager, Technical Marketing Engineer

Steve McQuerry, Technical Marketing Engineer, CCIE #6108, has been a member of the IT industry for 20+ years.  In this time he has accumulated experience in a variety of disciplines including design, operations, and data center architecture. He has held positions as a server admin, network admin, consultant, instructor, and author.  Steve has been an employee of Cisco since January 2005 and has worked on the Enterprise Sales team as a Consulting Systems Engineer and a Technical Solutions Architect focused on Data Center Technologies.  Steve joined the UCS Business Unit as a Technical Marketing Engineer in May of 2011.  His focus in the group is UCS architecture and management across platforms, specifically the integration and operation of the M-Series and C-Series platforms in UCS Managed domains. Prior to coming to work at Cisco he was a Cisco Certified instructor and is the author of several Cisco Press Titles focused on networking and certification. Steve holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering Physics from Eastern Kentucky University.


October 1, 2014


UCS M-Series System Link Technology: The converged infrastructure story.

4 min read

It almost feels like this blog entry should start with: Once upon a time….   Because it captures a journey of a young emerging technology and the powerful infrastructure tool it has become. The Cisco UCS journey starts with the tale of Unified Fabric and the Converged Network Adapter (CNA). Most people think of Unified Fabric […]

September 24, 2014


UCS M-Series Design Principles – Why bigger is not necessarily better!

2 min read

Cisco UCS M-Series servers have been purpose built to fit specific need in the data center. The core design principles are around sizing the compute node to meet the needs of cloud scale applications. When I was growing up I used to watch a program on PBS called 3-2-1 Contact, most afternoons, when I came […]