Big cities are only getting bigger. Which can breed complications-but also create opportunities. See how the Cisco Intelligent Network is transforming growing urban centers into connected communities. Businesses, city planners and citizens are already finding new ways to share resources and support sustainability, every smart and connected day.
Efficiency, cost-effectiveness and sustainability-the principles that drive successful businesses can also help create thriving cities. With the Cisco Intelligent Network, communities can improve resource management, uncover operational efficiencies and rethink how their city is designed, built and managed.
SOMETIMES THE SOLUTIONS TO REAL-WORLD DILEMMAS HAPPEN TO BE VIRTUALIt's not easy
running a city
these days. Today's municipalities are facing a variety of challenges, from overcrowding to budget constraints. Yes, it's time to reboot the city as we know it. With the Cisco Intelligent Network, communities worldwide are improving management, reducing energy consumption and creating sustainable urban growth-building smart services that help both the city and its citizens.
"Technology can be a key enabler in creating economically, socially and environmentally sustainable cities."
HOW DO COMMUNITIES INNOVATE? IT STARTS WITH A NETWORK. AN INTELLIGENT ONE
Soon, most of the world's population will be living in cities. And they won't be the kind of cities we grew up in. They will be smart and connected. And they will have the know-how to do more with less. The opportunities for service providers will be huge, as these newly transformed cities harness the Cisco Intelligent Network to deliver new services and solutions for their citizens.DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER