Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities

Cisco to Provide Secure Ops Solution to Royal Dutch Shell

  This week sees the IoT ( Internet of Things) World Forum (IoTWF) Research & Innovation Symposium that is showing IoT related subjects such as the current research, use cases, and customer experiences as part of  the Internet of Everything.  This time the symposium will focus on transportation and energy, key areas where IoT can change the […]

Field Support for New Workers with Mobile video Collaboration – Wherever They Are

Holding onto “Tribal Knowledge” Recent data from the Department of Energy (DOE) indicates that approximately 60% of electric utility workers will be eligible for retirement in the next five years. The impending loss of the most skilled and knowledgeable workers in the industry has put many utility companies on red alert.  This potential workforce crisis […]

Welcome Cisco’s Donald Graham to The Cisco Energy Blog

Please welcome Donald Graham, Practice Advisor, Manufacturing & Energy Practice, Business Transformation Group to the Cisco Energy Blog. I am pleased to introduce Donald Graham, a Sr. Vertical Practice Advisor in Cisco’s Business Transformation Group, to the Cisco Energy Blog. I his role Donald is responsible for helping to catalyze and accelerate customer business impact […]

Part Three: IT & OT, Utilities – The Need and the Opportunity

This is the third of a four part series on the convergence of IT and OT (Operational Technologies) by Rick Geiger Physical Security is one example of Operational Technology that has evolved from serial communication to modern systems that are largely, if not completely, IP networked systems.  The unique requirements of Operational Technology systems have […]

Success for Cisco at Yokogawa Users Conference

  Last week Cisco participated in the Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, TX. In this, our first year’s participation in the event, we showed our new offers on the exhibit floor : Secure Ops and Collaborative Operations for the Oil and Gas industry. Serhii Konovalov, Global lead for […]

Cisco and Partner Akili showing Best Practices for Oil and Gas at SAP Conference in Houston

Cisco and Akili  feature their joint Oil & Gas Technology Solutions with SAP HANA running on Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) at the Best Practices for Oil and Gas conference Sept. 16-19 in Houston, TX. The Best Practices for Oil & Gas Conference is North America’s leading forum for upstream, midstream, downstream and oil field […]

Cisco helps Norway Utility Modernize Power Grid

You may not have heard about BKK AS. They are actually the second largest power grid owner in Norway with over 180,000 customers. Like many power and energy companies, some of their equipment has been around a long time. It works, but it’s getting old and it’s time to move on to something more cost […]

Western Power Distribution creating the Blueprint for Grid Modernization with Cisco

I’ve been to the UK twice this year. The traffic is terrible! Worse than I ever remember! Commentators that’s a good sign – a sign of economic prosperity. That certainly seems to be the case in the UK. My last European-related blog – Ferguson Group Ltd keeps an Eye on Operations with Cisco Physical Security […]

Unveiling Cisco Collaborative Operations and Secure Ops Solutions

Cyber security risk management and compliance for industrial control environments – especially in the Oil and Gas Industry, and the ability to connect experts for mission critical communications and collaboration are key areas that Cisco is addressing with two new services-lead solutions. We’re living in changing times. Cyber attacks are on the increase and critical […]