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Usha Andra

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Cloud Networking

Usha Andra is an experienced product marketer with Cisco’s Cloud and Data Center Networking team focused on cloud and cloud-native initiatives around automation, orchestration and insights with Cisco Nexus Dashboard, Insights, Data Broker as well as data center AR/PR initiatives. Prior to this role, she was responsible for developing gold-standard global thought leadership initiatives with the Cisco Service Provider marketing and Multi-Domain Marketing teams. She was a lead contributor to the Cisco Annual Internet Report, Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) and Cisco Global Cloud Index (GCI) — the company's efforts to forecast and analyze the growth and use of the Internet, IP networks and cloud based networks worldwide — resulting in data driven market insights for the SP product portfolio and launches. Usha has been with the company for 15 years. She started her career with Cisco’s Strategic Marketing Organization focusing on the Enterprise and Consumer segments. She has an M.B.A. degree from San Jose State University and a BSEE from Bangalore University. Usha has served as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Business at SJSU, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.

Articles

April 12, 2022

DATA CENTER

Hybrid cloud networks are calling – Cisco Nexus Dashboard has the answer

With the Nexus Dashboard, we are helping customers figure out where in the network infrastructure automation journey they are. Then help them in their journey to move their performance zone from reactive, to proactive and then to optimizing and the visionary self-healing, self-driving, and self-diagnostic networks.

September 14, 2021

DATA CENTER

Data, Data Everywhere: The Challenges of Hybrid Cloud Networks

As complexities and expectations escalate, hybrid network management often remains inefficient and subpar, despite all the tools and money and people on the tasks. The answer to all this complexity? A single command center: Cisco Nexus Dashboard.

June 2, 2021

DATA CENTER

Cisco Nexus Dashboard: One platform to manage multicloud automation

Tune into this Cisco Champions podcast episode and learn more from seasoned data center networking experts about the multicloud operational simplicity realized from Cisco Nexus Dashboard and its powerful capabilities.

January 13, 2021

DATA CENTER

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Lead in 2021 with Cisco Nexus Dashboard

The Cisco Nexus Dashboard gives you better control over your cloud-centric digital infrastructure. Register for our upcoming webinars - January 19 and February 2 - to experience the ease of comprehensive visibility and scale in the multicloud.

May 27, 2020

DATA CENTER

How to Create Networks that Meet Your Intent?

Network infrastructure and network operations are experiencing unprecedented demand to support digital transformation initiatives to move at the speed of the business.

Why Do Network and Application Performance Need to Be Superior?

Question: Is there still a need for more network capacity and performance enhancements to fixed and mobile networks? Answer: Yes! And tomorrow’s tactile Internet needs and requirements will be met by 5G, Wi-Fi6 and FTTH innovations that support emerging applications (and new services that are just in the ideation phase today). At the beginning of […]

December 19, 2018

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Tomorrow’s Tactile Internet Requires High-Performing, Pervasive and Secure Networks

The foundation of tomorrow’s tactile Internet demands open and supercharged fixed and mobile broadband spigots.