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Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Now Support Energy Industry

Boston, MA 10/16/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) announced the benefit of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)’ new Cisco Secure Ops Solution at the Internet of Things World Forum, Chicago on October 15, 2014. The oil and gas major said that the solution not only increases the security level by improving the cyber security but also lowers costs of operations and delivery systems.

Cisco Secure Ops Solution

Energy companies witness varieties of threats including safety, environmental compliance, and the new evolving cyber security. So, it becomes a daunting task for those companies to maintain and operates efficiently.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) designs the solution to help companies in the energy industry to combat with the growing cyber threats. The solution designs to maintain the security controls, compliance and risk management in an industrial control system (ICS) domain. It integrates technology, people and process into a single platform.

Therefore, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) worked with Shell and developed an innovative solution to address the concerns of security issues of energy companies in ICS domain.

Shell will install the solution across its key verticals such as upstream, downstream and also in lubricant sites. So, the solution will monitor the entire SLA-driven management of infrastructure, applications and security remotely.

Cisco deployed owned hardware and virtualized security applications at each site of Shell. Then, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) will monitor and manage from its secure operation center (SecureCenter). Moreover, ICS delivery partners (Rockwell and Yokogawa Electric) will also support the solution.

Conclusion

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)’s Director, Internet of Everything Services Group, Greg Carter said that Cisco Secure Ops will offer a comprehensive solution for security threats with increasing access of internet of everything by people, processes and things.

Carter also mentioned that Cisco excited over the new engagement with Shell as the later observed the benefits from the innovation in security solution on a larger scale. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) will continue to support the solutions across the verticals going forward.

Published by Alan Masterson

Alan has over 25 years of trading experience in the U.S. equity markets. He began his career in finance working on a program trading desk specializing in over-the-counter stocks. His career progressed from that point to his current position as senior trader on an institutional trading desk. In the evenings, Alan teaches economics at a local community college. He has contributed articles to various publications over the last six years, including feature articles for an economics magazine and various financial blogs. You may contact Alan via his email ([email protected]) or his Google+ page (https://plus.google.com/103338576216002376250).



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