utilities

Event Recap: Cisco at the EEI Annual Convention

I had a great time recently at the EEI Annual Convention on June 7-10 in New Orleans, LA. EEI is the Edison Electric Institute, the industry association of the Investor...

Cisco Live 2015 has a Secure Ops Solution Demonstration Area

Many of you know about the Cisco Secure Ops Solution that was announced in 2014, and that it has already been adopted by Shell to secure the company’s critical infrastructure, but may not have seen a demonstration or talked with a Cisco subject matter expert about it. Well, here’s your chance. We have arranged for […]

Cisco and Bit Stew Set Out to Transform the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – One Customer at a Time

We’ve introduced several of the key figures within Bit Stew and shared with you the ways they are working to bring the IIoT to fruition, particularly within the energy sector. I had a chat with Kevin Collins, CEO of Bit Stew to discuss the next opportunities for the company: “It’s an exciting day at Bit […]

Securing Your Industrial Networks by Aligning IT and OT

In the first six months of 2013, 53 percent of cybersecurity incidents were in the energy sector, according to the Department of Homeland Security. As cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly prevalent in industries that support our critical infrastructure, it’s crucial that business leaders adopt security process designed to address these new threats. Are you ready? While […]

Incidence Response – Safety, Reliability and Recovery for Industry and Workers

Dan O’Malley talks about Cisco Systems offerings that are resonating in the Energy Industry and elsewhere. Cisco helps customers pre-plan for storms and to respond to disasters with sophisticated collaboration and device connectivity enabling technologies. Many new technologies enable worker safety and visibility using 2-way radios, smart devices, and mobile broadband “connecting people and devices […]

Industrial Operations Kit shown off at San Diego Conference

You may already have seen the announcement of the Cisco Industrial Operations kit (if not you can read about it here: New Cisco Offerings Help Unlock the Industrial Value of the Internet of Things). As organizations such as utilities, oil, gas and energy companies, and municipalities, look to leverage new IoT applications, demand is growing […]

Summary: Fog Computing Becomes Clearer with Cisco IOx Solution

Many of you may have missed the recent presence of Cisco at DistribuTECH in San Diego last month, so that blog is summarized here and a link to the live blog is given at the end of this summary: At DistribuTECH, Cisco had the pleasure of engaging with attendees, demonstrating how utilities the world over […]

2015 Strategic Directions: Smart Utility Report

Founded in 1915, Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, specializing in Energy, Water, Telecommunications, Federal, and Management Consulting. Black & Veatch’s annual Strategic Directions Report identifies top of mind issues based on a compilation of data and analysis from an industry-wide survey. The complete report is available from the Black […]

February 19, 2015

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Fog Computing Becomes Clearer with Cisco IOx Solution

During this year’s DistribuTECH event, the halls of San Diego’s Convention Center were abuzz with an influx of tools, technology and talk surrounding the industry. And rightfully so, as utilities across the country seek out the latest developments that empower them to connect their workforces and streamline their services. And as the Internet of Everything […]