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The Internet of Employment – the workforce behind a connected future

…nnovators to embrace the IoE’s full possibilities. Cisco Networking Academy also recently launched an IoE ‘Smart Grid’ curriculum, which gives electricians the Internet Protocol (IP) skills to service the millions of potential new intelligent smart grid devices that are due to be installed in EU households by 2020. Smarter teaching – smarter living Initiatives like Cisco Networking Academy, and support for ICT related skill development, can make…

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Cisco and Service Providers – Transformation for the Internet of Everything

…es, and unprecedented economic opportunity for businesses, individuals, and countries. The stakes are high. From smart grid and smart buildings to environmental sensors and mobile consumer experiences, Cisco predicts that between now and 2022, $19 trillion in value is at stake for organizations willing to take advantage of the immense IoE opportunity.   Today, Cisco made announcements that demonstrate our commitment to partnering closely with…

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Location Based Services Enabling Smart Connected Cities

Smart Cities and the Internet of Everything have become commonly used terms over the past year or two. Both represent huge opportunities for both business growth and also for the delivery of better services and experiences for consumers and citizens alike. The size of this IoE opportunity has been widely predicted to exceed $14 Trillion[1] and within this just the Smart Cities component has been estimated to be worth $1,266 Billion[2] by 2019.  …

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Cisco helps Norway Utility Modernize Power Grid

…The new IP backbone will alllow BKK to provide new IP-based services and new capabilities in managing the power grid, such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation. In the future, BKK can assign IP addresses to sensors and relays to develop smart grid technologies and provide greater visibility into its electrical grid network. “The utility industry is changing fast as smart grids become reality and more devices beco…

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BC Hydro, Cisco and Itron – a Powerhouse in Canada

…bout the business? Well, the idea is to do three things, according to Fiona Taylor, director of BC Hydro’s smart metering program, said in prepared remarks to a reporter at Smart Grid Today: “Benefits of the IPv6 network include streamlined operations, improved system visibility and revenue recovery,” By way of history, under a mandate from the British Columbia government to implement AMI, BC Hydro awarded Itron and Cisco a $270…

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