Beginning Monday in San Diego, Cisco Live, Cisco’s giant customer conference, was the last time outgoing CEO John Chambers would impart his vision in a keynote speech. Continue reading… “Cisco’s CEO: 40 percent of companies are dying”
2.5 exabytes a month is how much mobile data the world is consuming, according to Cisco Systems – and a new report from Amdocs shows who among those billions of users is consuming the most. Continue reading… “80% of mobile data is used by only 10% of users”
eBay, Hewlett-Packard and Symantec are three huge companies that have decided to split apart. Super investor Marc Andreessen was involved in two of these companies and predicts that this is only the beginning. He sits on the boards of eBay and HP.
Internet of Things
Seventy-five billion is the number of devices that Morgan Stanley has extrapolated from a Cisco report that details how many devices will be connected to the Internet of Things by 2020. That’s 9.4 devices for every one of the 8 billion people that’s expected to be around in seven years.
Internet of Things exists, but often badly.
If you track the Q rating of tech trends, then you know the cloud is so last minute and big data is good for little more than wrapping fish at Whole Foods. For 2013, it’s all about the Internet of Things. But, for the Internet of Things to succeed it is going to need an economy supported by developers who can rely on open standards and APIs.
Global Internet traffic is expected to grow by 4 times in the next five years.
Asia is expected to surpass North America in the amount of Internet traffic passing over networks by 2015, according to a study released today by Cisco.
First a Pilot Project with 500 Homes
“Smart grid” is the new big thing in the world of green, and despite some fuzziness on the definition of what a smart grid actually is, an update to our energy grid to make it “smarter” and more efficient is definitely overdue. The city of Amsterdam is the latest to join the party with a new pilot program that will be managed by IBM and Cisco, along with the Dutch utility Nuon. 500 homes will be outfitted with energy management systems, including smart meters and energy monitors.
Cool idea for saving the planet
Slatterz writes “Cisco has inked a deal with NASA to build a new global system for tracking climate change. Continue reading… “Planetary Skin”
Denver’s Invesco Field
Denver’s Pepsi Center and Invesco Field are just fine for their concerts and professional sporting events. But for when the Democrats come into town for their National Convention this week, the two buildings are getting technologically gutted.