utilities

The “route” stuff: Interop20 Tokyo names Cisco IR1101 Best of Show

The Cisco IR1101 is a secure, compact, ruggedized, high-bandwidth router with a modular design that extends connectivity to the edge.

The key to NERC-CIP compliance and threat protection for power utilities

As critical infrastructure, power utilities cannot afford to be at risk. They must maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, particularly NERC-CIP.

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 […]

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 […]

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.