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Another Smart Hire for Cisco Smart Grid Team

In March of this year I was thrilled when Jeff Taft from Accenture joined Cisco’s Smart Grid team as the Global Smart Grid Architect.  As a 25 year veteran of the energy and technology sectors, I knew this globally recognized expert would help accelerate Cisco’s Smart Grid strategy. Today, I am equally excited about Paul De Martini joining the Cisco Smart Grid team as Chief Technology Officer.  Paul joins us from Southern C…

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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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