Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities

Cisco Shows Oil and Gas Cost-Saving Technologies at Automation Fair

Cisco has been a prominent supporter of the Rockwell Automation Fair for a number of years. The relationship has grown over time to one where both Rockwell and Cisco collaborate on developing software, solutions and products for a wide range of both IT and OT (Operational Technologies) functions within industrial and other customers. Recently Cisco showed off some […]

Welcome Matt Morris to the Cisco Energy Industry Blog

Please join me in welcoming Matt Morris to the Energy Industry Blog. Matt is the Global Solution Lead for Cisco’s Internet of Things (IOT) Solutions...

Cisco Partner Case Study in Oil and Gas – Canadian Natural Resources by Provist

Cisco partner Provista IP Communications* provided a solution to Canadian Natural Resources that delivered a flexible off-shore wireless network supplying data mobility whilst remaining secure and manageable. When you search for case studies in Oil and Gas there are lots that cover the carpeted areas of organizations – office areas mainly, but fewer that actually […]

Future of the Grid Series – Part One: What Does the Future of the Grid Look Like?

This is the first of a three part series on the Future of the Grid and the transformation of legacy models. The electric system in the United States is in the initial stages of a major transformation.  This transformation completely changes the legacy model of central generation, transmission and distribution to a highly diverse and distributed […]

Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) Case Study features Cisco, NetApp and SAP along with Benefits

Many parts of the world are undergoing structural reform in terms of their utilities and services, and Electrical Utilities are no exception. Privatization was opening up both opportunities and challenges for the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC). “With greater competition on the horizon, the company needed to push its efficiency to the next level”, says […]

Meet up with Cisco at OilComm 2014 in Houston

Cisco is at OilComm 2014, the leading forum for communications professionals in the oil and gas community, November 5-7, 2014, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps solve customer’s most important business challenges by delivering intelligent networks and technology architectures built on integrated products, services and […]

Join Cisco at European Utility Week 4-6 November 2014

Join Cisco at European Utility Week 2014  (4-6 November, 2014 in Amsterdam) to gain perspective on key industry issues and learn why utilities worldwide are choosing Cisco to lower their costs and deliver more value from their operations on a single, intelligent and secure platform. I’m looking forward to meeting up with you at the […]

Connected Graphics on display at SEG 2014 by NetApp, Cisco, Citrix and NVIDIA

The coming week sees the SEG International Exposition and 84th Annual Meeting take place in Denver, Colorado. SEG is the Society of Exploration Geophysicists – those  scientists that are at the sharp end of finding oil and gas around the world. Despite the current boom in non-conventional drilling methods (fracking and horizontal drilling), these natural […]

Part Four: IT & OT, Utilities – IT and OT, Corporate Change

This is the fourth blog in a four part series on the convergence of IT and OT (Operational Technologies) by Rick Geiger Operational Technology has evolved from serial communication to modern systems that are largely, if not completely, IP networked systems.  The unique requirements of OT have often lead to shadow IT departments within the […]