Developers and communities in Toronto, Canada, the Delhi Mumbai Industrial corridor in India, and the City of Guayaquil in Ecuador are now placing Cisco and its certified partners at the heart of their urban planning initiatives, adding to the company’s roster of global greenfield and brownfield Smart+Connected Communities™ (S+CC) projects.
As competition between cities for talent, business, investment and tourism increases, city leaders see a growing role for technology to enable the development of communities that champion social, environmental and economic sustainability. A Smart+Connected Community is designed with technology at the center to improve the efficient management of city operations, and the development and delivery of new services to citizens.
City leaders and urban planners around the world are increasingly identifying IT and the network as integral parts of their urban development efforts, and today several announced that they have chosen Cisco to design their information and communications technology (ICT) master plans.
Check out our more comprehensive list of the cities, organizations, and governments who are working with Cisco to implement their visions for smarter and more connected communities.