Wipro and Cisco Partner to Drive IT and OT Convergence
To help companies with their IT and OT needs, Cisco and Wipro have been strategic partners and jointly innovating for over 25 years. More specifically addressing the needs of IT and OT convergence, Wipro has developed an IoT-managed service framework--Wipro IoTNXT--that acts as a bridge between IT and OT networks.
Cisco named market leader in Omdia Industrial Edge Networking Components 2021 report
Industrial networking solutions come of age, fueled by advances in security and visibility
Manufacturing CIO’s – Build your blueprint for transformation at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Orlando 2018
From IoT to security to modernizing the plant floor and increasing support for business applications, manufacturing CIO’s have a lot coming at them. The enterprise is extending, and barriers that...
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.
The Time Is Now for Co-Innovation: Three Reasons Why
Traditionally, Cisco’s innovation strategy has been built around four foundational pillars: build, buy, partner, and invest. Recently, however, a fifth pillar—co-innovation —has become more prominent. In my last blog, I introduced the idea that innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum—it requires diverse skill sets and multiple points of view. But it’s only been in the […]
Job One: Securing IoT
Recently, I participated in the panel on Internet of Things (IoT) security as part of the Automation Perspectives media event hosted by Rockwell Automation, just prior to Automation Fair 2015 in Chicago. It is clear that the ability to deal effectively with security threats is the No. 1 make-or-break factor for IoT adoption. With this […]
Not Just for Holidays: My Recipe for IoT Success
Sharing recipes among family and friends is a long-standing holiday tradition. I have my own favorite recipe, but it’s not part of an extravagant holiday dinner. It’s my recipe for success in the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past six months or so, I’ve discussed in this series of blogs the various elements to […]
The Internet of Things: Why Now?
The time is ripe for an IoT explosion. The number of connected “things” in the world has skyrocketed from about a million in the early 1990s to 13 billion today. As the Internet of Everything (IoE) gains momentum—digitizing business processes in every industry—we expect to see 50 billion connected devices by 2020. The technology connecting […]
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 […]