Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things World Forum

Global leaders convene to discuss advancements in the IoT.

Internet of Things World Forum

The Internet of Things Is Here

The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasing the connectedness of people and things on a scale that once was unimaginable. Connected devices outnumber the world's population by 1.5 to 1. The pace of IoT market adoption is accelerating because of:

  • Growth in analytics and cloud computing
  • Increasing interconnectivity of machines and personal smart devices
  • The proliferation of applications connecting supply chains, partners, and customers

Why It Matters

Why It Matters

Most businesses are focused on getting products to market more quickly, adapting to regulatory requirements, increasing efficiency, and most importantly-continuing to innovate. Your highly mobile workforce, customers, and supply chain demand anytime, anywhere business tools.

An IoT platform can help.

Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time

The opportunities presented by the IoT far outweigh the challenges if managed with the right partner. The connection of devices, machines, and things allows you to dynamically generate, analyze, and communicate intelligence data, increase operational efficiencies, and power new and greatly improved business models.

Partner with Cisco

Partner with Cisco

To achieve the immense business benefits afforded by the IoT, you need a highly robust and secure network infrastructure. Cisco can help you converge unrelated networks, scale to meet increasing traffic demands, employ advanced data analytics, and inspire a new class of intelligent applications-to increase productivity without sacrificing security.

The IoT and the Internet of Everything

Connect people, data, processes, and things.

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