Thrivi Subramanian

Thrivi Subramanian is a Product Manager for the Data Center and Enterprise Switching Group at Cisco with more than five years of experience in building technology products.

Thrivi's primary responsibilities include ownership of roadmap, engineering priorities, product launch and ramp responsibility, development of user stories for agile process, in-depth customer operational experience, high-touch customer engagement, participation in software, solution and architecture initiatives, understanding market trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape, and partnering with sales, engineering, customers and partners to drive strategic business outcomes through technology.

Thrivi holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Business and dual degrees in Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani.


April 25, 2016


What kind of TCO are You Getting From Your Next-Generation Sup6T?

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As the product manager for the flagship enterprise switching platform for campus core deployments: the Cisco Catalyst 6500 and 6800 product families, I frequently speak with key technology executives who drive business outcomes for customers across the world. I was recently asked about the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model for the next-generation Cisco Catalyst […]

March 24, 2016


Double Click: Sup6T Software Services for Digital Business

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The digital transformation of business is fueled by several megatrends – Mobility, IoT, Analytics and Cloud. First, mobile traffic is expected to exceed wired traffic by 2017. Second, IoT devices will triple by 2020. Third, 75% of all companies are planning to, or are already, investing in Big Data. Fourth, 80% of all companies will […]

March 1, 2016


Introducing the Supervisor Engine 6T

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First in a series of blogs written by Cisco Switch Product Managers discussing their recently released products. With the release of the next-generation Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Supervisor Engine 6T, Cisco offers customers simple, scalable, smart and secure network services to build the next-generation network – today. The move to digital business is being driven […]