Keerti Melkote
Blog Contributor

Keerti Melkote is the Founder and President of Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. With a vision to enable secure mobility for enterprises of all sizes, he founded Aruba Networks in 2002 and brought to market Aruba’s industry-leading Mobile First Architecture, catalyzing the era of workplace mobility with secure enterprise Wi-Fi. He led Aruba through its IPO in 2007, through Aruba’s acquisition by HP Enterprise in 2013, and then brought together all of HPE’s Intelligent Edge portfolio under the Aruba division. Keerti leads Aruba’s strategic direction and operations, working to define the new era of the digital workplace and IoT while continuing as a market leader in enterprise networking. Prior to founding Aruba, he held leadership roles in product management, technology marketing and engineering at Cisco and Intel and led startups such as Shasta Networks. He received his MSEE from Purdue University and B.Tech in ECE from JNTU, Hyderabad. He has been granted multiple patents for innovations in the field of networking and communications and was honored by Purdue University as an Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer in 2009. Keerti serves as an advisor and an angel investor to transformative Silicon Valley startups across diverse markets including wireless, security, data center, social networking, healthcare, sports and construction.

Posts (10)

Aruba Unplugged

The Early Focus on Security

With deep roots in security, Aruba continues to help our customers build the most secure networks in the world. Read More

Tags:

  • IoT
  • RF
  • Security
  • Wi-Fi
  • WLAN

Active Cyber Defense: Using Closed-Loop Security to Protect the Digital Workplace
Analytics and Assurance

An Intelligent Edge Brings Amazing Great User Experiences to Life

Smart, connected places will drive the next decade of sustainable advantage. Read More

Tags:

  • 8400 Switch
  • AI
  • Analytics and Assurance
  • Digital Workplace
  • HPE Discover
  • Intelligent Edge
  • SD-Branch
  • SD-WAN

AI-Powered

Better than courtside

LPVs are poised to go beyond smart to offer immersive, participatory AI-infused on-site experiences. Read More

Tags:

  • AI
  • Event Wi-Fi
  • large public venues
  • Stadiums

Aruba Unplugged

The Value of Openness: A Customer-First, Multivendor Approach

The digital era demands openness. The future belongs to the free and to the fast. Read More

Tags:

  • API
  • Keerti Melkote
  • open networking
  • Open Source

Aruba Unplugged

Aruba Congratulates Arogyaswami Paulraj on NIHF Award

MIMO inventor rocks our world and gains induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Read More

Tags:

  • Analytics and Assurance
  • Aruba Products
  • Award
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame
  • NetInsight
  • Wi-Fi

The Internet of Things: Billions and Billions -- and Counting
Aruba Unplugged

The Internet of Things: Billions and Billions — and Counting

The universe is a big place. Do you know where your assets are? The right IoT strategy can help. Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • Health IT
  • Healthcare
  • IoT
  • NAC
  • retail
  • Security
  • Verticals

HPE Adds Niara to Enhance Intelligent Edge Protection
AI-Powered

HPE Adds Niara to Enhance Intelligent Edge Protection

Niara & ClearPass combine to create industry’s best visibility and attack detection solution. Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • NAC
  • NetInsight
  • Security
  • UEBA

Gaining an Edge by Focusing on -- the Edge
Analytics and Assurance

Gaining an Edge by Focusing on the Edge

The Internet of Things calls for a new network and computing architecture Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • IoT
  • Keerti Melkote
  • NAC
  • Security

Building a Network of Higher Learning
Analytics and Assurance

Building a Network of Higher Learning

It's academic: Networks that learn are able to deliver the best experience to GenMobile users. Read More

Tags:

  • AirWave
  • GenMobile
  • Higher Education
  • Keerti Melkote
  • Mobile First
  • NAC
  • Network Management
  • Security
  • Verticals

What Can Your Network Do for You?
Aruba Unplugged

What Can Your Network Do for You?

Turning connectivity to rich experiences and insights with Aruba's new Mobile First Platform. Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • GenMobile
  • Guest
  • IoT
  • Keerti Melkote
  • Mobile First
  • NAC
  • Security
  • WAN