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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

Cisco Live US: Let’s Accelerate Outcomes at the IoT Edge

Cisco extends intent-based networking to the IoT Edge and hazardous locations with IP67 rated Catalyst Heavy Duty Series switches and wireless access points.

February 6, 2019

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

One Utility Network for the Modern Grid

Utility networks are transforming worldwide, and Cisco is leading the way by providing flexible deployment solutions at scale, with multi-layered grid security.

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.