Cisco IoT Gateways

Cisco Systems, commonly known as Cisco, is a multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. The company specializes in a wide range of products and services, including networking hardware, software, and services for businesses, service providers, and government organizations. Among its products are IoT gateways, which facilitate seamless connectivity, data aggregation, and secure communication for IoT devices and sensors across various industries and applications.

Cisco Gateway Types

Cisco’s gateway portfolio can be represented by the following groups:

  • Compact IoT Routers/Gateways: with cellular connectivity, designed for remote and branch office IoT deployments.

  • Industrial IoT Routers/Gateways built for harsh industrial environments, provide secure and reliable connectivity for industrial IoT applications.

  • Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Routers/Gateways: support low-power wireless technologies like Zigbee and 6LoWPAN.

  • Smart City IoT Gateways: designed for smart city applications, management in urban environments.

 

Cisco Gateway Applications

  • Enterprise Solutions: serve as the backbone of communication networks, ensuring smooth data flow, secure connections, and uninterrupted communication between offices and branches.

  • Telecommunications: manage the vast amount of data traffic, ensuring that phone calls, texts, and internet connectivity are delivered seamlessly.

  • Smart Cities: enable the interconnection of various IoT devices, from smart traffic lights to waste management systems.

Cisco Gateway Series

Cisco's gateway series include:

  • Cisco 500 Series WPAN Industrial Routers/Gateways: designed for wireless personal area network (WPAN) connectivity, which includes low-power wireless technologies like Zigbee and 6LoWPAN.

  • Cisco Kinetic for Cities IoT Gateways:  includes gateways and sensors tailored for smart city applications.

 

Global Reach

CISCO's influence extends globally, with its router/gateway and sensor solutions adopted across the world including, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and beyond.