From outside-in to inside-out: My take on IoT
At IDC I co-founded a practice that studied the three dimensions of IoT: industry technology platforms, industry verticals and industry geographies. As an industry analyst, I had a front-row ticket to the IoT market and continually witnessed incredible innovations. Like many other experts, I kept my seatbelt buckled for what we expected to be IoT’s […]
How to secure the modern utility grid
Utilities are embracing modernization efforts to increase efficiency and reliability and enable renewable energy. But there’s another trend utilities must account for: cyberattacks. Attacks in July of 2019 against the US and in December of 2015 against the Ukraine power grid proved that a cyberattack can take utilities offline, endangering lives and incurring significant financial […]
Why Do Network and Application Performance Need to Be Superior?
Question: Is there still a need for more network capacity and performance enhancements to fixed and mobile networks? Answer: Yes! And tomorrow’s tactile Internet needs and requirements will be met by 5G, Wi-Fi6 and FTTH innovations that support emerging applications (and new services that are just in the ideation phase today). At the beginning of […]
Testing Wi-Fi 6, private LTE, and soon, 5G — with the help of robots
With so many wireless technologies available — including up-and-comers Wi-Fi 6, private LTE (CBRS band), and 5G — selecting the right one for your industrial IoT deployment can present quite a challenge. Over the past 30 years, many access technologies have come and gone, and we’ve learned that no single solution fits every scenario. To […]
Modeling the 5G-powered smart city today that will protect us tomorrow
Cisco is committed to working with service provider partners and clients to harness 5G and make our urban spaces smarter, more proactive, and responsive —keeping us all safe.
Taking your industrial networking deep into the ground: Cisco IoT and Sandvik modernize mining operations in Sweden
Tucked into the pastoral landscape of northern Sweden, Boliden, a mining and smelting company that concentrates on the production of copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver, quietly hums away at operations. Mining for precious metals and other resources was once traditionally manual, grueling work. Miners would go underground for hours, often in unsafe working conditions. […]
Cisco and Microsoft partner to enable seamless data orchestration from Cisco IoT Edge to Azure IoT Cloud
Does your business care about the number of connected IoT devices? Most of you would say no, not anymore. Rather, you have shifted the focus onto harnessing IoT data to run your business. Imagine if you had complete visibility to all aspects of your business: starting with an inventory of connected devices to access relevant […]
The road to industrial IoT security
IIoT drives the physical world where operational technologies (OT) are used. Cisco provides you with a roadmap to ensuring the continuity, resilience, and safety of operations as you secure OT environments.
For your industrial IoT deployment: A four-step guide to selecting a wireless technology
Most everyone agrees that wireless technology is a key pillar of the Internet of Things. Exactly which wireless technology is a different story. Opinions may vary from enterprises, to service providers or vendors, but one size does not fit all. The best wireless technology is the one that addresses the requirements for your industrial IoT […]