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Better City, Better Life: Cisco Showcases Smart+Connected Communities at World Expo 2010 in Shanghai

…cased include: personal TelePresence and green home control for the home, virtual classroom, virtual healthcare, smart travel station, connected bus and smart grid. It’s important to note of course that these are not just demos. Cisco Smart+Connected Communities are being built in places such as Incheon, Korea and the State of Colorado in the US. If you happen to be in Shanghai anytime between May 1 and October 31, do drop by the Cisco Pavi…

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Don’t blame the computer

…bigger implications when applied to large-scale systems.  As the economic and environmental advantages of smart grid applications for energy infrastructure replace older legacy systems, hardware and software will increasingly decide for us how power is balanced, provided, and billed.  Smart grid providers will face the considerable challenge of protecting against the risk of software flaws that could potentially contribute to fail…

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Don’t blame the computer

…bigger implications when applied to large-scale systems.  As the economic and environmental advantages of smart grid applications for energy infrastructure replace older legacy systems, hardware and software will increasingly decide for us how power is balanced, provided, and billed.  Smart grid providers will face the considerable challenge of protecting against the risk of software flaws that could potentially contribute to fail…

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Cisco: Lighting up the Smart Grid

…ppearance at this event (booth #2037), I’m excited to report progress on a number of fronts related to our Smart Grid business. We are working with new customers, adding talent to our team and engaging with partners to put into place the pieces of a comprehensive, Smart Grid strategy.  Yesterday, we announced an exciting new engagement with ENMAX, a leading Canadian utility that serves more than 600,000 customers in the Calgary re…

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Smart Grid & Spectrum – Setting the Record Straight

One of the key policy debates now ongoing in Washington DC is whether to set aside spectrum for use in the smart grid – spectrum that the utilities could themselves use for their own deployments.  In a recent filing at the FCC, Cisco provided its thoughts on how the FCC might evaluate policies to promote and accelerate the use of smart grid technologies across the country.  As it turns out,  a portion of our filing was misre…

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