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Bringing Wired and Wireless Broadband Together

…ss in a way that technology people are supposed to avoid: in a silo. I’ve reported on the Washington, D.C.-based Broadband Breakfasts in the past, when their panels have discussed issues such as rural broadband and the smart grid; I’ve also written about wireless spectrum here. The speakers on this particular panel, which took place after a highly successful Consumer Electronics Show, were somewhat homogenous: four heads of industry trade associ…

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Welcome Dirk Schlesinger, IBSG, to the Manufacturing Industry Blog

…g team, Dirk has chaired the IBSG Asia Pacific team and was instrumental in starting a  cross-Cisco team focused on Smart Vehicles. While working with utility customers at BCG, Schlesinger encountered the concept of the Smart Grid, a platform that facilitates large-scale inclusion of renewable energy sources like solar or wind into the traditional power grid and makes electricity supply more reliable and clean. Later, his work on Smart Grid turne…

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SCADA Syndrome and Lifelong Education

…t in the forefront when SCADA systems were designed and developed. But let us cast our gaze toward the future. What should we expect next? The next big things on the horizon are Internet of Things (IoT), smart metering, smart grids, and home appliances. Lucky for us it seems that we will not have to wait 20 years for security to become an integral part in these areas. A lot of attention is being paid to the security aspects of the protocols that…

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Moving Beyond the Internet of Things in 2012

…doption of the IoT. As you know, I have been working with a passionate team at Cisco focused not only on Cloud Computing but also on the Internet of Things, Machine-to-Machine Communications; Smart and Connected Cities; Smart Grid; Connected Car; E-health, and now looking at the possibilities beyond, e.g. Web of Things. Check out work on the Web of Things or WoT. Whilst we at Cisco have always stated that the network is pivotal with reference to…

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‘Power Up’ Your Profits in 2012 with Cisco’s New Connected Grid Portfolio

Dodging downed power lines isn’t fun. But building a self-healing, reliable smart grid to help eliminate costly downed power lines is. And it just got easier to build your business in the utilities sector with our newly expanded Connected Grid portfolio of solutions and services. This “whole offer” pumps up Cisco’s relevancy in this market segment—and, more importantly, puts our partners at the forefront of this important transition. With the Co…

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