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Vikas Butaney

VP | GM of Cisco IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) Business Group

As the VP | GM of Cisco IoT, Vikas Butaney sets the business and engineering strategy and solutions across the portfolio. Vikas engages closely with customers across key industries like manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and the public sector as they transform into digital businesses by leveraging Cisco IoT technologies.

Vikas has global responsibility for engineering and product strategy, roadmaps, and partnerships for the Cisco IoT portfolio including Edge Compute, IoT Security, and Industrial IoT Networking. His team of developers, product managers, technical marketers, industry experts, and business development professionals have enabled more than 70,000 successful Enterprise IoT deployments. Prior to this role, Vikas held the position of VP, Product Management for Cisco IoT and other leadership roles in Cisco network engineering. Vikas also brings experience from working at cloud and mobility start-ups, including Accelera and Mobile Iron.

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, […]