Cisco announced that it is participating in the second edition of Internet of Things Expo 2016 (IoTX), which will be held from March 29-31, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. As the platinum sponsor of the event, Cisco will demonstrate ‘real life’ smart city scenarios as well as showcase its world-class IoT solutions including the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework at the technology exhibition.Cisco Middle East’s Chief Technology Officer, Osama Al-Zoubi, will deliver a keynote titled ‘Limitless possibilities, imminent disruption: igniting innovation and exponential growth through Digital Transformation’ on March 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm. Shukri Eid, Cisco’s Customer Solutions Director, will speak on ‘What can business do about their biggest IoT vulnerabilities?’ at a panel discussion on March 29, 2016 at 3.15 pm.
Cisco has created a smart city studio space in Adelaide to enable innovators to develop, test and commercialise next-generation IoT applications and services.According to Cisco, the studio will “connect the city of Adelaide, and its businesses, entrepreneurs and citizens to a range of IoT opportunities.”
Cisco plans to acquire security as a service company OpenDNS to help customers reduce the risks they face in connecting corporate networks to devices found on the Internet of Things.Cisco said this week it expects to spend $635 million for San Francisco-based OpenDNS. The transaction is set to close by the end of October.
Cisco to highlight importance of digital transformation at IoTX 2015Cisco announced that it is participating in the Internet of Things Expo 2015 (IoTX), which will be held from June 8–9 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre. As a lead sponsor of the event, Cisco will showcase its world-class technology solutions designed to help the region’s public and private sector organizations leverage digital transformation in order to embrace the Internet of Everything (IoE) that will help transform their business models.