Vaibhav Katkade

Product Manager

Cisco's Enterprise Networking Group

Vaibhav Katkade is a Product Manager in Cisco's Enterprise Networking Group covering Cisco TrustSec and Identity-based solutions on the Cisco Catalyst switching and ISR/ASR Series Routers. Prior to this, he has been a software engineer on the Cisco Catalyst 4500 series switching team with experience on L2 Protocols, L3 forwarding, Power-Over-Ethernet and System Management. He has also been a software engineer at Infineta, a WAN-Optimization startup, working on data deduplication algorithms. He has his Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California (USC).


July 17, 2014


Securing Your Network Before BYOD or IoT

2 min read

If you’re a network engineer or have been following some of the recent trends in network security space, you may have come across terms such as “erosion of trust”, “zero trust ecosystem”, “the increased attack surface” and “new attack vectors”. What this means for a network engineer is that as application migrate from on-prem to […]

April 30, 2014


IWAN Wed: The Case for Direct Internet Breakout at Branch and IWAN

3 min read

Cloud services and SaaS applications is enabling customers to accelerate their business processes and improve employee productivity while lowering their total IT spending. The Cisco IWAN solution is helping organizations adopt cloud applications with an improved user experience by enabling local internet breakout from the branch environment, thus helping eliminate the need to backhaul internet-bound traffic […]

January 6, 2014


Access Control with Cisco TrustSec: Moving from “IP Addresses” to “Roles and Attributes”

4 min read

Today’s enterprise is a highly dynamic, and hyper connected environment where IT plays a critical role in connecting the users, devices, resources and corporate IT systems. Today’s employees are also highly mobile in nature and do not necessarily have a single workspace assignment. The IT departments are constantly being challenged by the organization’s Line of […]