IoT

May 1, 2020

NETWORKING

Cisco’s AI/ML can make your Wi-Fi 6 upgrade a success

Upgrading to Wi-Fi 6 is not just about replacing your oldest access points. The value proposition is in locating areas where specific Wi-Fi 6 features will improve the network performance and user experience.

How edgy should your edge compute be?

Here at Cisco, we consider edge computing to mean that data is processed before it crosses any wide area network (WAN). Crossing the WAN—whether to send data to a traditional data center on-prem or in the cloud—introduces latency and incurs additional costs, both of which edge computing is intended to avoid. That being said, there […]

Using tech for good: How Cisco IoT is keeping rhinos safe

Imagine deploying an internet of things (IoT) solution to track mobile assets, but there’s no internet access, no cellular connectivity and no power. The landscape is hilly with rocky outcrops, and, to make things even more interesting, you’re installing towers surrounded by wild lion prides and herds of buffalo. No sweat, right? But that’s nothing […]

April 17, 2020

PARTNER

IoT Learning Journey: 4 Reasons to Get IoT Authorized

IoT opens the door for new business opportunities and helps companies benefit from new revenue streams developed by advanced business models and services. Here are four reasons why it’s a good time for Cisco Partners to get IoT Authorized.

April 16, 2020

DEVELOPER

Can You Play Minecraft on a Cisco Switch?

Cloud Computing is awesome... everything centrally working in one place. But, in some cases putting computing workload on to networking devices like a switch might be very beneficial! Watch this video to see how to host your computer game servers directly on the switch.

Optimizing manufacturing’s new output: data

Digital-first enterprises deliver eight times more revenue growth and twice as much profit margin than their peers. It’s true in retail. It’s true in banking. And it’s true in manufacturing – the focus of this blog post. My friend and former colleague, IDC analyst Frank Gens, shared those insights in Preparing for the Digital-First Economy: […]

Edge computing: Benefits and IoT use cases

Edge computing brings a number of benefits to the Internet of Things. Reduced latency, improved resiliency and availability, lower costs, and local data storage (to assist with regulatory compliance) to name a few. Here, we take a closer look at how edge computing benefits play out in real-world IoT use cases.

IoT: Quench the thirst for smart water management

Water is one of our most precious resources. Yet every year, we lose more than 126 million cubic meters globally to leaks, poor metering and theft. Beyond that is the energy wasted moving water that never gets used. It adds up to staggering economic – and environmental – costs. It also presents one of the […]