Jeffrey Tufts

Global Energy Solutions Leader

Cisco Industries Solutions Group

Global Energy Industry leader responsible for sales, sales enablement, solution architecture development, new product and partnership development as well as advising on inorganic growth opportunities for the global utility energy market within the Cisco Industries Solution Group.


October 10, 2022


Digitization of the Distribution Grid

3 min read

By combining Schneider EcoStruxure architecture with Cisco purpose-built industrial networking, cybersecurity, and compute solutions, Schneider and Cisco together can help reduce the overall integration risk in digital grid projects while also improving system reliability and security.

Cisco at DistribuTECH 2022

1 min read

At DistribuTECH 2022, Cisco showcased new Utility industry solutions and products that will improve reliability, reduce operating costs, increase safety and security, and enhance operations.

Join Cisco at DistribuTECH this month

1 min read

The Cisco Utility team is excited to return in person to DistribuTECH later this month in Dallas, Texas. We look forward to the industry coming together to network, showcase solutions and collaborate to continue improving on the safe, reliable and efficient distribution of power.

The Digitization of the Power Grid: Substation Automation Edition

3 min read

As the utility grid becomes more automated, the digital network infrastructure becomes critical to ensure its reliability and efficiency. Cisco has developed solutions to digitize, automate, and secure substations.

The Digitization of the Power Grid: Distribution Automation Edition

3 min read

Cisco’s newly announced partnerships demonstrate our commitment to providing a variety of technology and frequency options through multiservice field area network support.

Private LTE collaboration continues to drive FAN Evolution for Utilities

2 min read

Challenged with changing environmental, consumer and regulatory conditions, utilities throughout the United States are looking for opportunities to continuously improve system efficiency, resiliency, and security. This grid modernization is increasingly dependent on a modernized communications platform. At Cisco, we have long been committed to providing utilities a multiservice field area network which supports a variety […]

The Evolving Distribution Grid FAN

3 min read

Utility Grid automation, particularly in the distribution space (DA), requires a wide variety of deployed and supported use cases to continue to improve the safe, reliable, and efficient delivery of power. Last-mile wireless communications networks have become the leading solution to connect and support these field deployed automation assets. With the ever-increasing operational reliance on […]

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