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Vikas Butaney

Vice President of Product Management

Internet of Things (IoT) Business Group

Vikas partners closely with leading customers and integrators as they transform from product to digital business leveraging IoT technologies. Vikas has global responsibility for Product Strategy and roadmap for Cisco's IoT portfolio including Edge Compute with Kinetic, Control Center (an IoT Connection Management Platform), Industrial IoT Networking and Security. Vikas manages a global team of Product Managers, Technical Marketing and Business Development who have enabled 50,000 successful customer deployments.

Vikas has held leadership positions in Cisco with broad product portfolio responsibilities including in Cisco’s Enterprise and Service Provider products and solutions, like Voice, Video, Wireless, and Routing. In addition, Vikas has led Product and Business Development teams at startups like MobileIron, and Accelera Mobile Broadband.

Vikas earned his M.S. in Electrical Engineering focusing on Optical and Data Communications from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.

Articles

November 15, 2018

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Cisco Empowers Partners to Accelerate Their IoT Business

At the Cisco Partner Summit in Las Vegas, our customers discuss how IoT is changing their businesses. We also show our partners how Cisco can accelerate IoT opportunities.

October 15, 2018

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Cisco to Offer Wi-SUN Certified IoT Products for Secure Utility and Smart City Deployments

As a Sponsor member of the Wi-SUN Alliance, Cisco has been actively working with member companies to define, test, and deliver a common open-standards based profile for this interoperability.

Helping Enterprises Scale IoT Deployments with Secure Computing at the Edge

The new Cisco Industrial Compute Gateway IC3000 offers built-in security and manageability at scale, enabling faster decision making at the edge by processing and normalizing data from various sensors.

November 29, 2017

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Bridging the IoT Computing Gap: Edge Compute, IoT Gateways, and AWS

Exciting demo from Cisco at AWS re:Invent -- an example of Cisco working with AWS to help developers bridge the IoT computing gap from cloud to the edge.

Cisco’s LoRaWAN Solution 2.0 Boosts Capabilities to Accelerate Adoption

How are copper spools, garbage bins, a cool wireless technology, and Cisco related? Answer: Cisco’s LoRaWAN Solution 2.0! I know that may sound cryptic – let me explain this better.

From Asset Tracking to a Connected Mouse Trap

From outdoor geolocation and asset tracking to a connected mouse trap, LoRaWAN™ is all about making connections and powering innovation.

September 22, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco Delivers Industrial IoT Network Management for Operations Teams

Today Cisco announces a new software product purpose-built for operations teams to manage industrial Ethernet networks across their Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The Industrial Network Director...

3 Ways Cisco is Enhancing the Industrial IoT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) gains widespread adoption, we now have the opportunity to accelerate business outcomes. Whether a business needs to create agile supply chains, automate manufacturing processes, or reduced operating costs, Cisco Industrial IoT solutions and products make it easier to innovate, boost productivity and derive value from IoT data. The new […]

Low Power Wide Area: LoRa – Emerging IoT Technology Accelerating Service Provider and Smart City Services

The Internet of Things (IoT) is accelerating the Digital World. All Connected things however, don’t have the same characteristics in terms of connectivity, bandwidth capacity and deployment. Until recently, the range of wide area connectivity technologies for M2M and IoT applications were largely limited to powered devices over cellular and WiFi. As cities become digital, […]