Investor Relations: Cisco connects and protects with new cloud tools in networking, security, and operations to provide greater visibility and control over networks


  • Cisco introduces new cloud services in the IoT Operations Dashboard to increase visibility into industrial assets, securely manage assets from anywhere, and provide Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) customers a seamless path to automation cloud for operational technology (OT) teams
  • Cisco ThousandEyes introduces support for OpenTelemetry, unlocking Internet and cloud intelligence across a wide range of IT and monitoring platforms for greater visibility, correlated insights, and optimized digital experiences.
  • Cisco’s unified SASE solution, Cisco+ Secure Connect, now supports integration into Cisco SD-WAN fabrics leveraging Viptela technology, providing any Cisco SD-WAN customer with access to fast and secure private applications and Internet access.

AMSTERDAM, February 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — CISCO LIVE — Today, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced new innovations in cloud-managed networking, delivering on its promise to help customers simplify their IT operations. With powerful new cloud management tools for industrial IoT applications, simplified dashboards to converge IT and OT operations, and flexible network intelligence to view and secure all industrial assets, Cisco offers a unified experience that provides true agility. commercial.

Quotes from analysts, partners and clients

“The most effective way to manage increasing complexity and provide more insight into business operations is through reliable connectivity and complete visibility into an organization’s operations and assets,” said Vikas Butaney, SVP/GM, SD- WAN, Cloud Connectivity and Industrial IoT Networking. , Cisco. “A strong partnership between all technology teams – security, network and operations – is essential. With these new innovations, we are excited to equip organizations with the tools they need for a unified approach to cloud that brings the power of IT enterprise network to scale and secure the industrial edge.”

IT/OT Simplified for Industrial Networks

Organizations are extending their networks to new places. They need to connect core business operations to industrial spaces, spanning utility networks, manufacturing facilities, and transportation networks. They are also prioritizing sustainability and resilience in their operations, driving the need for greater visibility into their environments. The distributed nature of these operations makes networks complex to manage, and as these industries digitize their assets, the cybersecurity attack surface grows.

Cisco is introducing new cloud services into its IoT Operations Dashboard to increase visibility into and securely manage industrial assets from anywhere.

  • Cisco Cyber ​​Vision it is now integrated with the Cisco IoT Operations Dashboard to give IT and operations teams complete visibility into IT and OT devices to manage threats across the organization, providing a unified security posture across the network.
  • Secure Team Access Plus makes it easy for IT and OT teams to remotely deploy, manage and troubleshoot connected equipment. This service now provides access to any connected equipment with IP connectivity, so operations teams can run native applications on their workstations to access remote assets more easily.

These innovations, along with Cisco’s extension of its Catalyst industrial switching and wireless portfolio, provide more common tools and data so IT and OT teams can work together more efficiently to reduce network downtime. critical infrastructure, drive greater productivity and business efficiency, and improve overall safety and security.

ThousandEyes for OpenTelemetry simplifies IT data intelligence

It is necessary to have the relevant data at the right time to optimize users’ digital experiences, but the data may not always be easy to collect and correlate. To help customers meet this challenge, Cisco ThousandEyes now supports OpenTelemetry, the open source framework and industry standard trusted by partners, customers, and vendors to generate, collect, process, and export telemetry data. distributed and cloud native.

As the first OpenTelemetry-enabled network visibility solution, ThousandEyes enables customers to interconnect cloud and Internet intelligence through a wide range of solutions for unmatched data insights and correlation. With ThousandEyes for OpenTelemetry, Cisco is enabling end-to-end correlated real insights across disparate domains, from user to application, for optimal digital experiences.

Unified SASE solutions for all Cisco SD-WAN customers

To simplify network security and policy management, Cisco’s unified SASE solution, Cisco+ Secure Connect, now supports integration into Cisco SD-WAN fabrics using Viptela technology. Cisco SD-WAN customers now have access to fast and secure private applications and Internet access, allowing them to provide a secure experience for their employees anywhere.

This unified solution combines networking and security to provide customers with a single platform and streamlined operating model that simplifies and scales visibility, management, and control across a hybrid work environment. This converged operating model also gives IT teams greater visibility and control over the network, making it easier for them to manage the experience.

Third Party Reactions

Customers, partners, and analysts have expressed their enthusiasm for Cisco’s vision to simplify IT. See the quote sheet to read their reactions.

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