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Have you participated in Cyber Monday? Blair Christie examines how IoE and online services are changing holiday shopping, and takes a look at what’s attracting shoppers to stores and websites this holiday season.
Cisco Champion Chris Herbert shares examples of how the Internet of Everything could make his weekend better. What might seem frustrating today -- sending a text with no response, having too many search results to sift through easily or being forced to open an app to complete a task -- will be a thing of the past with IoE. And the Internet of Everything can make weekends more fun, productive and generally better. Think about how IoE would make your weekend better and reply to us on Twitter @Cisco.
Shaun Guthrie, guest blogger and Cisco Champion, talks about how Ford just installed their 10 millionth vehicle with SYNC system – Ford’s version of the IoE connected car. While we haven’t yet reached the point where your car knows to pull into your favorite coffee shop every morning en route to work or to divert around an accident scene miles ahead, we’re not far off from that point.
While most architects and engineers are focused on placing security systems in devices, Jeff Aboud feels protecting the core of the network should come first. In order to provide the most robust security, though, he believes there must be multiple layers of protection: network security, device level security and end-to-end data encryption. Although IoE and IoT consist of billions of connections (making security a big issue), with enough layers of protection, every device should be safe to use in both secure and insecure locations. Share your comments on our blog post page by clicking through here.
In this episode of True Stories of the Connected, see how sensor technology embedded in the streets of San Carlos, CA is a win-win for both merchants and customers. Where else do you see this kind of tech being useful in your city? Click through and share with us in the comments.
For anyone who needs a refresher on the beginnings of the Internet of Everything, Frank Petkovich, Product and Communications Manager at Cisco, provides a crash course about the Internet of Things in this blog post. To learn more about what IoT is and where to turn for the best resources about it and IoE, read his full article.
Cisco’s VP of Vertical Business Tony Shakib shares how Cisco Connected Rail solutions are giving the rail industry a boost that will change it for the better, helping railway companies claim their part of the $14.4 trillion Value at Stake generated by IoE. To see how your train ride will be safer and faster, click through to read his blog post.
CEA Senior Director Cindy Stevens interviews Cisco’s Chairman and CEO John Chambers about IoE, touching on the challenges, opportunities and future to come. Click the link to read the full interview and share your thoughts with us @Cisco.
“We are living in an age of unprecedented technological transformation.” Joseph Bradley reminds us that so many things that used to be dreams for the future are actually coming true today. IoE is altering our lives in profound ways, which he recounts here. Cisco and other top companies are proud to be at the forefront. Read the full post and let us know in the comments what you used to dream of that’s become real, thanks to IoE.
With the holidays just around the corner, Kathy English, Cisco Global Sr. Director, knows as well as anyone that the shopping rush will commence shortly. Online shopping is expected to increase 15% over last year, and the Internet of Everything is enabling more e-commerce spending than ever. To see how delivery companies are meeting the new demand, check out her full blog post. Do you plan to buy more online this year? Let us know in the comments section of our blog.
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