Patrick Grossetete

Distinguished Engineer, Technical Marketing

Industrial IOT Networking

Patrick Grossetete is a Distinguished Engineer, Technical Marketing, working on field communication architecture and design (IEEE 802.15.4g/e RF, IEEE 1901.2a PLC, LoRaWAN, IPv6, IP routing, 6LoWPAN, RPL,...) in Cisco Industrial IOT Networking business group and joined Cisco through its acquisition of Arch Rock. At Arch Rock, he was Director of Product Management and Customer Solutions, focusing on IPv6-based wireless sensor network technology for smart grid, energy and environmental optimization applications.

Previously, Patrick led a product management team at Cisco, responsible for a suite of Cisco IOS software technologies, including IPv6 and IP Mobility. Patrick is a regular speaker at conferences and industry events, including the IPv6 Forum, which he joined in 1999 as a Cisco representative. Patrick also acts as reviewer on European Commission sponsored projects (GEANT, ENVIROFI).

Patrick is coauthor of the books “IoT Fundamentals: Networking Technologies, Protocols, and Use Cases for the Internet of Things”, “Global IPv6 Strategies” and “Deploying IPv6 Networks” published by Cisco Press as well as several white papers, such as “Unified Field Area Network architecture for Distribution Automation (2014)” and “IPv6 architecture for Field Area Networks (2012)”. In June 2003, he received the "IPv6 Forum Internet Pioneer Award" at the San Diego summit and is an IPv6 Forum Fellow. Before to joining Cisco in 1994 as a Consulting Engineer, he worked at Digital Equipment Corporation as a consulting engineer and was involved with network design and deployment. He received a degree in computer science from the Control Data Institute, Paris, France.


Best Security Practices for Fog Computing

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For several years now, Cisco has been advocating for Fog Computing as an essential element of a scalable, reliable and cost effective IoT architecture.

How to Harden Your Devices to Prevent Cyber Attacks

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The 2016 Distributed Denial of Service attack on Dyn came from over 100,000 infected devices. Learn about the multi-layers of product security architecture and implementation to keep your network safe.

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A Necessary Paradox: Trust and Value for Industrial IoT

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Introducing: Cisco Industrial IoT Security Journey Series. It’s a fact: most people are worried about data breaches. A Cisco Value/Trust Paradox report, based on a survey of 3,000 consumers, revealed that while...

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