For fighting fires, video conferencing is 'game-changing,' says Nevada department
Fire teams are drawing video feeds from drones and using video conferencing to communicate across jurisdictions, replacing manual processes that could take days to complete previously.
Narrowing the digital divide with holistic infrastructure
As state and local leaders adjust to employees’ working from home, now is a good time to think creatively on how to confront connectivity challenges.
Arizona readies libraries for public Wi-Fi access
Donations from the technology firm Cisco and state agencies are providing five libraries across Arizona with Wi-Fi hotspots to support workers and students.
'Smart cities' are growing faster than IT officials can secure them
Smart cities offer a lot of "bright, shiny objects," but governments need to make sure their cybersecurity polices keep pace, speakers at a conference said.
Business group says it's building $7.5 billion 'smart city' inside Las Vegas
"Bleutech Park," backed in part by Cisco, claims it will include robotic security services, buildings made from "self-healing concrete" and an augmented-reality mode.
North Carolina launches cybersecurity training program for veterans
The state is partnering with Cisco and other tech firms to offer free training to former military members pursuing cybersecurity careers.
With an eye on cybersecurity, Cisco relaunches smart city platform
Local governments are using the new tool as a convenient way to turn "small improvements into big impact."
Cisco introduces $1 billion smart city financing program
The company is offering a new avenue to fund smart city projects as city governments struggle to find reliable public funding.
Digital Acceleration partnership in Michigan is Cisco's first at the state level
An expansive new economy-building partnership focuses on digital workforce, citizen-centric government and connected roadways.