Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities

Challenges and Progress at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity

On February 13, I attended the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University. President Obama, along with senior leaders spanning federal government, industry and technology sectors, law enforcement, consumer privacy advocates, and others convened to collaborate and build partnerships within the public and private sectors to further improve cybersecurity practices. The […]

Live at DistribuTECH – Wednesday Recap

While Day One of DistribuTECH wrapped on Tuesday, Day Two delivered more of the same: exceptional networking, education and workshops for utility professionals, industry experts and solution providers. The day kicked off with lively roundtable discussions, followed by another full day of conference sessions, workshops, and demonstrations. With so many great topics and speakers, it was difficult to […]

Live at DistribuTECH – Tuesday Recap

There was a LOT of great activity today in San Diego at DistribuTECH! The day started with a Keynote session from industry executives Jeff Martin and Ted Craver, sharing their insights followed by future prognostications from renowned physicist Dr. Michio Kaku. Both Mr. Martin, CEO of SDG&E, and Mr. Craver, CEO of Edison International, described […]

Starts tomorrow: DistribuTECH Exhibition Floor Opens – come see Cisco!

The preparations are almost complete. The Demonstrations are ready. The Experts are waiting for you. Come visit us at the Show! There are some cool goings-on at the Cisco Booth at DistribuTECH this year. Our previous posts (DistribuTECH, Cisco, Business and Technical (IT and OT) Solutions. See them all in San Diego February 3rd-4th my […]

Cisco Demonstrating Solutions for a variety of utilities needs at DistribuTECH

The theme of Cisco during its 6th participation in Distributech will be “Providing powerful networks for the world’s most critical infrastructures”, and that is exactly what the demos in our booth will be… Field Area Networks The Cisco vision for the Field Area Network (FAN) is to help enable pervasive monitoring and control of energy […]

Getting Value from Professional Organizations

As a Cisco team member, I’m convinced that the value of professional organizations cannot be understated. It’s understood that employees across various industries have a lot on their plate these...

DistribuTECH, Cisco, Business and Technical (IT and OT) Solutions. See them all in San Diego February 3rd-4th

Once again Cisco will be taking part at DistribuTECH this year, and we look forward to welcoming you onto our Booth 3413 (map below). The event is being held at the San Diego Convention Center is southern California from the 3rd to the 5th February You’ll learn how utilities worldwide are working with Cisco, together […]

Summary: Cloud Computing Coming to an Oil and Gas Company Near You

Brad Bechtold started a series of Oil and Gas discussions on our Cisco Canadian Blog which I know our readers would be interested  in here. As Director of Cisco Canada’s Oil and Gas vertical business, Brad starts by saying that for many in the Oil and Gas industry cloud computing might seem like a confusing […]

Welcome René Pluis to the Cisco Energy Blog

Please join me in welcoming René Pluis to the Cisco Energy Blog. René is a member of my global energy team and has vast experience of Cisco architectures and technologies and how they can be applied to our customer’s business and technical challenges to create positive business outcomes. René has been working in the industrial network domain […]