Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsSun, 18 Nov 2018 10:41:17 -0800How Companies Think About Smart City Technology and Improving Metropolitan Livinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9664Cisco's Britt Norwood talks Smart City tech and how Albuquerque, N.M., is replacing traditional streetlights, helping to improve public safety and making lighting more efficient and cost-effective through Cisco Kinetic for Cities. 2018-10-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9664/ For Barrick, Technology is worth its weight in Goldhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8496For Barrick, Technology is worth its weight in Gold2018-01-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8496/ 2017 Automation Fair Final Thoughtshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8375Another Automation Fair has come and gone, and much like the Houston Astros championship World Series run, the event was a big success with more than 10,000 attendees during the week. The big themes of Connected Plantwide Ethernet (CPWE) architecture, connectivity and security were prominent as well as a lot of discussion around process applications for the many energy customers in attendance at the event. 2017-12-04http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8375/ The Bandwidth Backbonehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8005CIM Magazine (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum) examines the mining industry's growing appetite for autonomous vehicles, remote and real-time monitoring, as well as pervasive Wi-Fi network coverage at their sites, featuring insights from Cisco Canada Account Manager, Alex Smith.2017-08-31http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8005/ Cisco workers charged up over electric vehicle programhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7520Nearly 3,000 employees have registered their cars since Cisco launched its electronic vehicle charging program in 2011. 2017-05-03http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7520/ Cisco News Mobile App Available Now!http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6788Your industry. 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Download Cisco News app today for personalized news at your fingertips. #CiscoNewYourWay2017-03-29http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6788/ Hannover Messe 2017 Kicks Off Industrie 4.0 Innovationhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7347This year Cisco will have a large presence at Hannover Messe 2017 and we invite you to see how we are helping customers in the manufacturing industry and working with leading partners to deliver real business outcomes. 2017-03-28http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7347/ #DisruptMining - My Expedition into the Mining Sector’s Transformationhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7195Cisco Canada President, Bernadette Wightman recently served on a panel of judges at Goldcorp and Integra Gold’s #DisruptMining event in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Prospectors and Developers Conference (PDAC) in Toronto. 2017-03-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7195/ Oceans of data from the world's offshore wind farmshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7162Artificial intelligence is helping to monitor wind turbines in some of the world's most remote locations.2017-02-20http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7162/ Cisco News 'On-the-Go'!http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6985Discover how the Cisco News mobile app is your handheld companion for the latest regional Cisco headlines. 2017-01-23http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6985/ Three reasons Canadian manufacturers need to make 2017 the year of the Industrial Internet of Thingshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6885As we begin 2017, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is on the minds of most Canadian manufacturers. Admit it – you’ve been told it’s time to digitize your business and make your factory smart, haven’t you?2017-01-10http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6885/ FlashStack from Cisco & Pure Accelerates the Speed of Businesshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6882Converged Infrastructure featuring all-flash storage offers the promise of ease of use, faster performance, and better ROI. One of the solutions creating the most buzz in this category is FlashStack, the latest joint offer from Cisco and Pure Storage.2017-01-10http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6882/ How a blockchain could revolutionize the energy sectorhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6890Blockchain technologies such as Bitcoin are turning the financial world upside down. But one of the biggest opportunities is in energy. 2017-01-04http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6890/ Manufacturing Innovation in Canadahttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6836In November I attended the Advanced Manufacturing show in Toronto. Considering the recent Manufacturing Outlook from KPMG and the Industrie 2030 Action Plan, I expected much of the conversation to be dominated by a push for Canadian manufacturers to adopt Industrie 4.0/Industrial IoT technologies.2016-12-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6836/ Your plant floor needs Auston Matthews. Here’s why.http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6812Auston Matthews is a fog node. So are Tom Brady, Steph Curry, Cam Newton, Mike Trout and Jake Arrieta. But what’s a fog node?2016-12-13http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6812/ Yes, Manufacturers, Technology can Decrease Business Uncertaintyhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6760This October, KPMG released their Canadian Manufacturing Outlook 2016 report. If you’re in manufacturing, you’ve likely already read the report and digested its key findings.2016-12-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6760/ Schenectady Sees Power of IoThttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6367Mayor Gary McCarthy of Schenectady sees potential in Cisco smart city technologies and the Internet of Things to make this city of 65,000 even smarter. 2016-10-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6367/ Three Reasons to Give Thanks this Thanksgivinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6354Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, so take heart Canadian manufacturers: there are signs of better times ahead. 2016-10-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6354/ Managing distributed operations and assets from the cloudhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5866Why mining and tunneling contractor Procon has adopted a cloud-based ERP system.2016-06-16http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5866/ Cloud for compliancehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5751To meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and facilitate ongoing business expansion, CECO Environmental has placed its accounting and ERP systems in the cloud.2016-05-26http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5751/ Automated Alerts with the Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5584Sign-up with the Americas Network to receive alerts on the content that matters most to you! 2016-05-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5584/ HyperFlex Systems: The Next Generation in Complete Hyperconvergencehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5474HyperFlex was created to help customers devise a long term, bigger vision and  address real organizational needs within a changing market that demands flexibility, scalability and the tools to create a unified solution.2016-04-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5474/ How to Drive Customer Loyalty in a Digital Worldhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5338To thrive in a digital world, businesses need to create seamless customer experiences. Customers want to be serviced anywhere, anytime and on any device, and yesterday’s contact centre solutions simply can’t keep up.2016-03-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5338/ The birth of a "Smart Enterprise"http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5297How global technology firm KPIT is transforming its operations, from employee recruiting and collaboration to customer engagement and support.2016-03-08http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5297/ Global government spending on Internet of Everything skyrocketshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4344The four divisions within the public sector that are “really hot and happening,” according to IDC, are transportation, public safety, energy and the environment and tourism. 2015-10-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4344/ NRG Renew to Develop 20MW Solar Energy Facility for Ciscohttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/3678NRG Solar Blythe II to Help Cisco Achieve 2016 Renewable Energy Goals 2015-06-23http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/3678/ Internet of Everything Enables the Mine of the Future Todayhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/3287Goldcorp (Americas) is one of the world’s fastest-growing gold producers with more than 18,000 employees. Its Éléonore mine in northern Quebec, the company has worked with Cisco and AeroScout Industrial to deploy "ventilation on demand" and tracking systems on top of its underground Wi-Fi network to better manage energy costs and improve worker safety. Learn more about the Art of the Deal.2015-03-25http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/3287/ Canada’s Goldcorp Raises the Bar and Builds the ‘Mine of the Future’http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/3001Across Canada, companies are making the incredible happen with the Internet of Everything. This week I am pleased to share another Canadian IoE success story, straight from British Columbia-based Goldcorp’s Éléonore mine in Northern Quebec.2015-03-03http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/3001/ Building the Connected Minehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/2114Partnering with Cisco and AeroScout Industrial, Goldcorp deployed a ‘Ventilation on Demand’ system on top of its underground WiFi network to better manage its energy costs and improve safety for all its workers. 2015-02-23http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/2114/ Why the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry Must Embrace New Technologieshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/2112Although often perceived as a sunset industry by outsiders, the truth is the oil & gas industry is very high tech. Over the past 20 years the industry has transformed itself by developing technologies that have unleashed vast new reserves, previously uneconomic to develop. Canada now has the third largest reserves in the world, and none of it would have been possible without technology. 2015-02-12http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/2112/