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Keeping the Lights on: Writing the Future History of the Grid

…’s just faster in some places and slower in others. Gibson very well might have been talking about our electric grid, which is at varying stages of modernization throughout the world.  While we anticipate that $4 trillion dollars will be invested in global smart grid transformation projects over the next twenty years, how do we ensure scalability, reliability and security across the board?  How do we make sure that the electric grid for the 21st…

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Cisco Week in Review with Top Partner Headlines and News

…ity as a Bolt-On Myth Myth #3: Basic Quality of Service Myth Myth #4: Standards Myth 3:49 Rockin’ Your Smart Grid Practice Partners who want to rock their Cisco Smart Grid practice should check out the Authorized Connected Grid Partner Program. It offers: Market differentiation as a recognized Cisco Authorized Connected Grid Partner Access to the Cisco Smart Grid Planning Design and Implementation Help Desk Access to the Cisco Emerging…

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Cisco TelePresence Turns Cities “Smart”

…once you get there, which helps to conserve your energy – and sanity. It’s all part of the development of Smart Cities —energy efficient urban centers of the not-so-distant future. With telepresence, Cisco is on the cutting edge of these cities’ evolution. Witness Songdo, South Korea, a new city built with the “greenest” of standards. Cisco is working with Songdo’s developers to put telepresence technology in every home, with the aim of red…

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“The Internet of Things” takes a step forward with new IPv6 routing protocol

…t are often powered by small batteries that are difficult to replace. A key milestone for the advancement of IP smart object networks is the development of their own routing protocol, that was approved this month by the IETF.  Networks of IP-based smart objects can now be deployed to support a myriad of applications such as smart metering and smart grid networks, and to advance solutions for smart+connected communities. This is no longer a futu…

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Cisco.com is Now Your One Stop Shop

…ne “Fast Starts,” with key selling resources for retail engagements, such as Healthcare, Financial Services, and Smart Grid.   You can also help accelerate sales by using the seven Marketing Toolkits that correspond to these retail engagements. Lastly, don’t forget to check out the completely redesigned and updated Industry Solutions page on Partner Central. Got any questions about these new resources? Be sure to share in the comments….

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