ethernet

IoT Meets Standards, Driving Interoperability and Adoption

For years, industrial control systems have been characterized by proprietary devices, protocols, communications, and applications. However, at the Hannover Fair last spring, virtually every exhibitor showed products that support IP, Ethernet, or Wi-Fi interfaces—something that would have been unthinkable just a decade ago. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is driving this change, with an exponentially […]

IT Is from Venus, OT Is from Mars

Bringing Alien Worlds Together in the Internet of Things In the 1990s, I, like millions of others, read the book Women Are from Venus, Men Are from Mars. This best-seller suggested that the frequent misunderstandings between genders make it seem as though men and women are from different, alien worlds. But it’s not just men […]

February 11, 2015

SMALL BUSINESS

New Wireless Models, PoE PD and PoE PSE, and Switching Updates

Greetings all. February is here. Winter is in full swing on this side of the equator. Summer is grasping the other. I know it’s been a warm one so far for our friends in Australia. But snowfall amounts in the Northeast has our ski areas in Northern California and the Rockies so envious. Such is […]

November 11, 2014

DATA CENTER

NVMe for Absolute Beginners

If you've recently started hearing about NVMe, here's a way to get brought up to speed in plain English.

June 13, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

Small Business Team Update: Friday the 13th

It is Friday the 13th and we have a full moon, perfect time to provide a quick update from the Cisco SMB Team. First off, we have posted a Teaser Announcement providing a quick view of some new products that are coming out later this month. The entire Cisco SMB Team has been working hard […]

Hitchhiker’s Guide for Service Providers at Cisco Live, San Francisco

Written By Amrit Hanspal, Senior Manager, Service Provider Lead, Network OS Tech Group Cisco Live in San Francisco (next week!) offers a host of learning opportunities if you are part of a Service Provider, or a large Enterprise that offers services to internal groups. Let my blog be your guide to help you chart out […]

August 15, 2013

SMALL BUSINESS

Cisco Small Business Online Device Emulators

How do you get a feel for things? Perhaps a little research online, a review or two, maybe a referral from a friend or co-worker. But big purchases, such as a new car may require more; more information.  So you go to take a test drive. Well, we have something similar to a test drive. […]