Edge and fog computing: Cutting through the haze (Part 1)
While the concepts of edge and fog have been around for a while, they are being re-imagined to reshape how government agencies are interacting with citizens and data.
The ‘Minutes’ Are In: OpenFog Consortium Members’ Meeting
What a great experience last week. OpenFog members descended on Cupertino, California from the U.S., Europe, and Asia to attend our second members’ meeting of the year. Here's a recap.
New Fog Standards Initiative Will Accelerate Digital Transformation
A new initiative to develop standards for fog computing and network will accelerate IoT adoption and digital transformation.
Cisco and Microsoft Collaborate to Power Intelligent Actions Exactly Where and When It’s Needed
I regularly meet with customers – current and future – about their IoT initiatives. We discuss their successes, their struggles, where they are frustrated and where they are delighted. Very few have any problem telling me exactly what they expect from Cisco in IoT, and it usually has a common refrain – get me access […]
‘Crowd Control’ Takes Many Forms to Secure Fog Computing and IoT
Crowd Attestation uses fog computing to provide security services to resource-constrained devices and systems.
Happy Birthday, OpenFog Consortium! New Alliance Accelerates Fog Technology Development
As we approach the first anniversary of the Open Fog Consortium, I am proud of the strides we have made in building a diverse community dedicated to an open, collaborative approach to fog computing technology. Just this week, OpenFog and Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) announced a new strategic agreement aimed at accelerating development of fog […]
DIY Drones Spark Innovation in India
Last month, as part of Cisco’s ongoing drone innovation efforts, I helped organize Cisco’s first-ever hands-on drone workshop for employees in our Bangalore office. “Drone Stars” was jointly sponsored by the Corporate Strategic Innovations Group and thingQbator, Cisco’s internal maker lab, which supports people in trying out new ideas.
3 Ways Cisco is Enhancing the Industrial IoT
As the Internet of Things (IoT) gains widespread adoption, we now have the opportunity to accelerate business outcomes. Whether a business needs to create agile supply chains, automate manufacturing processes, or reduced operating costs, Cisco Industrial IoT solutions and products make it easier to innovate, boost productivity and derive value from IoT data. The new […]
Malware Defense is a Team Sport, Best Played by Collaborative Fog Nodes
In my previous blog, I shared an overview of fog-based security services. At the center of these services—and critical for moving the needle on the Internet of Things—is a requirement for ubiquitous malware defense for a large number of devices with vastly diverse capabilities. Through fog, this is possible. Malware-defense tasks, which require heavy resources, […]