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Director of Product Management, Service Routing Technology Group, Cisco
Rahul Tripathi is the Director of Product Management & Marketing at Cisco responsible for Application Services and Security. He has been with Cisco since 2001 in various roles focused on delivering network integrated Layer 4-7 services, WAN Optimization, Security and Performance Management. Most recently, he has been playing a key role in Cisco’s virtualization and cloud initiatives with recently launched “Application Velocity” offerings including Unified Computing System (UCS) Express and Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Express.
Rahul has over 15 years of IT industry experience in networking, telecommunications and application domains. He has an MBA from INSEAD (France) and Bachelors in EE from BITS-Pilani (India).
Most IT organizations are taking IT resources such as servers, applications and storage out of branch offices and placing them in centralized data centers. This raises some critical questions: How can IT organizations overcome the impediments to the broad deployment of virtual desktops? Should the next generation branch office be serverless? What type of device(s) needs to still be in the branch office and how is it managed? What techniques can be used to overcome the performance issues? The speakers on this panel will answer those questions and will present alternative designs for your next generation branch office.