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

HPE announces intent to acquire Silver Peak: Accelerating the deployment of secure, integrated WAN connectivity from Edge-to-Cloud

Accelerating the deployment of secure, integrated WAN connectivity from Edge-to-Cloud. Read More

Tags:

  • Aruba Central
  • Aruba ESP
  • SD-WAN
  • SDN

Aruba Unplugged

Aruba Unplugged

Business Recovery: The Location-aware Office and the Reimagined Workplace

Envisioning what the reimagined workplace will look like. Read More

Tags:

  • Business Continuity
  • Campus Networking
  • Location-aware Office

Aruba Unplugged

Our New Normal: Looking Ahead to Business Recovery

If you’re a business owner, how do you prepare for recovery? Read More

Tags:

  • Business Continuity
  • Networking
  • Privacy and Compliance
  • Security

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 Spectrum
  • Security
  • 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:

  • Analytics and Assurance
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • CX 8400 Switch Series
  • CX Switches
  • 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:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Event Wi-Fi
  • 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

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
  • Awards and Recognition
  • 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
  • IoT
  • NAC
  • Security