OpenFog Consortium

February 15, 2017

INNOVATION

New Reference Architecture Is a Leap Forward for Fog Computing

As fog computing accelerates in the Internet of Things, a new Reference Architecture provides a framework for a unified approach.

December 7, 2016

INNOVATION

OpenFog Consortium: It’s Been a Very Good Year

OpenFog's First Year: check the highlights across industries and academia around the world.

October 27, 2016

INNOVATION

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 […]

August 15, 2016

INNOVATION

OpenFog Consortium Is Picking Up Steam

Last November, I was proud to represent Cisco as we joined with five other founding companies and academic organizations to form the OpenFog Consortium. We knew the time was right to accelerate the deployment of fog technologies in the Internet of Things (IoT). The time was right indeed. We caught a groundswell of interest, and […]

December 16, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Things: Hype or Reality?

Having spent several days last week at the Internet of Things World Forum in Dubai, I am more convinced than ever that the Internet of Things (IoT) is not some hyped-up futuristic vision of what could be, but a present-day reality that is transforming businesses and industries here and now. In this blog series over […]

December 7, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Our Innovation Ecosystem Shines Brilliantly at IoTWF in Dubai

As the sun rises on the third day of the third annual Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) this year in the super smart city of Dubai – the brilliance of the Internet of Things (IoT) market and the robust ecosystem that supports it continues to shine brightly. Rapid IoT prototyping and other innovative solutions […]

December 5, 2015

INNOVATION

OpenFog Consortium Gains Momentum as Fog Picks Up Steam

This week, I’m joining leaders from industry, academia, and government at the Internet of Things World Forum (#IoTWF) in Dubai, and fog computing is a hot topic in many of our discussions. As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes more pervasive in our homes, cars, city services, and across industries, fog computing will become an […]

December 2, 2015

INNOVATION

A New Security Paradigm Needed to Support the Internet of Things

Shutdown. Cleanup. Restart. This “incident response” approach to cyber security was designed primarily for enterprise networks, data centers, and consumer electronics. It companies perimeter-based protection that uses firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) to prevent security threats. When threats penetrate perimeter-based protections, human operators typically shut down the compromised system, clean […]

November 19, 2015

INNOVATION

Cisco Provides Leadership in Newly Formed OpenFog Consortium

The OpenFog Consortium has made its debut as an ecosystem of industry and academic leaders to foster an open architecture for fog computing in the Internet of Things (IoT). This is an important milestone that will accelerate IoT deployments and maximize their value across a wide range of industries. My friend and colleague, Helter Antunes, […]