Energy

Join our #CiscoChat – BIG Themes from UTC 2016

What were the prevailing themes at UTC 2016? We’ll discuss this and more on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, at 9am PST/12pm EST.

May 9, 2016

EDUCATION

See, Measure, and Manage Energy Consumption in Your Network

Technology plays a critical role in today’s K-12 school systems. As the need to become more connected increases, the demand on managing each connected device efficiently and effectively also increases. Energy consumption is the largest unmanaged organizational expense and IT infrastructure is often the biggest consumer of that energy.  As school systems look to manage […]

OSIsoft User Conference Visitors Love Analytics at the Edge

This year Cisco sponsored the OSIsoft User Conference in San Francisco. Customers across the manufacturing, energy, and utility industries came to learn about our new fog computing capabilities that let analytics run at the edge of the network. The biggest challenge these customers have is that much of the data in their sensors, engines, machines, […]

Falling Oil Prices: Where’s the Opportunity?

Upstream, midstream and downstream: Discover solutions that add to the bottom line by increasing revenues, reducing costs, mitigating risks, and increasing customer loyalty.

Librestream and GBM Improve Safety with Rapid Response in the Field

Here’s a great story of how one of our oil and gas customers is making use of a sophisticated video collaboration solution in the field to accelerate response to issues and make significant improvements in safety and overall communication, especially in hazardous areas.

Cisco and Partners Create a More Secure and Efficient Grid at DistribuTECH 2016

It was my third year of attending DistribuTECH and most attendees I met were no longer asking, “What’s Cisco doing here,” but rather, “What are you showing?” Many of the solutions we shared at our booth are made possible by partnering with other companies in the Utility space to help our joint customers achieve quicker […]

5 Themes We Heard at DistribuTECH 2016

I just got back from the 26th year of DistribuTECH, the largest annual Electric Utility Industry conference. The theme was “Focused on the Future” and the industry met to participate in sessions on working through the challenges of increasing the amount of power from renewable resources, managing the deployment of Distributed Energy Resources, and understanding […]

Utility and Energy Security: Responding to Evolving Threats

With the increased interest in cybersecurity and the recent news that utilities are being targeted around the world I’m making sure our readers have seen the latest white paper to come out of the Cisco ‘Brain-Trust’ on security in utilities and the energy industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA5yJLhL00g As the white paper announces, “Utilities and energy organizations are part […]