IoT

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 […]

February 25, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

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.

February 24, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

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 […]

February 20, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Cisco IoT Control Center: New innovations to help you manage IoT cellular at scale

By 2023, 34 percent of all mobile connections will be IoT connections, up from 13 percent in 2018 (Cisco Annual Internet Report, 2019). As the leading cellular connectivity management platform, Control Center reflects this accelerating IoT trend day to day in our device counts. Since we acquired Jasper and its software platform Control Center in […]

February 18, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Setting a simple standard: Using MQTT at the edge

In an earlier post, I shared examples of how organizations can benefit from edge computing – from enabling autonomous vehicles in transportation and preventive maintenance in manufacturing to streamlining compliance for utilities. I also recently shared examples on where the edge really is in edge computing. For operational leaders, edge compute use cases offer compelling […]

February 18, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco’s Annual Internet Report Measures Future Growth in Cyberattacks Associated with the Acceleration of Technology

Cisco today launched its Annual Internet Report, which assesses mobile, Wi-Fi and fixed broadband networking with quantitative projections on the growth of users, devices and connections over a five-year forecast period (2018–2023). The most alarming finding: the number of cyberattacks will double by 2023. Specifically: Cyberattacks will double from 9 million in 2018 to 15.4 million […]

February 18, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Is this the Golden Age of the Internet? (Perhaps the Best is Yet to Come)

This week, we released the first Cisco Annual Internet Report (2018 – 2023), a global, regional and country-level forecast with analyses that assess digital transformation across fixed broadband, Wi-Fi, and mobile (3G and below, 4G, 5G) networks.The new report provides quantitative projections (over a 5-year period) on the growth of Internet users, devices and connections as well as network performance and new application requirements.

February 11, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Where is the edge in edge computing?

Edge computing has become the IT industry’s hot “new” term. Media outlets, vendors (including Cisco!), and analysts alike are all touting the value of edge computing, particularly for Internet of Things (IoT) implementations. While most agree that there are benefits to processing compute functions “at the edge,” coming to an agreement on what exactly constitutes […]

Cisco Cyber Vision: Under the hood

It’s an exciting time for organizations that are migrating to Industry 4.0. Over the last few decades, industrial control systems (ICS) have enabled modern industrial automation. Today, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies present new opportunities to increase operational efficiency and launch a new generation of industrial products and services.   But first, organizations must address […]