Vijayanand C D

Technical Solutions Architect

Global Partner Organization

Vijayanand C D in short VCD, is a Technical Solutions Architect with the Partner Managed & XaaS Sales team in Cisco's Global Partner Organization. For the past 16 years at Cisco, he has worked in a spectrum of roles including Network Consulting Engineer (NCE), Focal Engineer, Technical Leader in CX (Advanced Services) and now working as a Lead Technical Solutions Architect for Managed Security Services in Sales. His current focus includes Cisco Security Managed Services, Architecture & Strategy, as well as developing differentiated service offers for Partners. VCD is a technology enthusiast with certifications in Microsoft Azure, Cisco Dual CCIE in R&S and DC. He earned a Master's degree in Internet & Communication from Mangalore University and his second Master's degree in Systems Security from University of Oxford.


July 26, 2023


Provide State-of-the-Art Endpoint Protection as a Managed Service 

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly AMP for Endpoints) provides comprehensive, cloud-based security for endpoint detection and response (EDR). This unique solution contains several detection engines powered by Cisco Talos threat intelligence to prevent, detect, respond, and block cyber threats before your systems are compromised.

April 11, 2023


The New Cisco Umbrella APIs for Managed Service Providers

APIs help MSPs to easily automate and seamlessly integrate products into their existing operations platforms. The new Umbrella APIs are based on OpenAPI Specification (OAS), a standard that provides an enhanced experience for MSPs. 

February 23, 2023


Four Reasons Why MSPs Need Cisco Defense Orchestrator

Let me share four reasons why Managed Service Providers (MSPs) would do well to look at cloud-delivered firewall management to reduce investment risk and minimize complexity.

December 16, 2022


Cisco Umbrella for Managed Services

Cisco Umbrella is a cloud-delivered security product. It combines multiple security functions into one solution, so Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can effortlessly extend data protection to devices, remote users, and distributed office locations anywhere.