Cisco said that at least 500,000 devices had been hijacked by malicious software dubbed VPNFilter.
Adds to the 5,500 laid off in August, 7% of the internet gear makers workforce.
This was the Internet of Things, in full force, in the least likely of places…
Others are laying off thousands of workers while overhauling product lines.
Hokey? Maybe. An opportunity for manufacturers? Definitely
Wiese succeeds John Sims, who has left the company.
“Connected” technologies cut costs and improve productivity.
Training connects plant personnel with the unconnected.
Successor Robbins calls “Internet of Everything” an opportunity that rivals initial internet growth 15 years ago.
“Connected” technologies bridge the shop floor to the top floor and provide major benefits to maintenance, efficiency and productivity.
Job cuts will affect workers in operations around the world.
Money will be invested over 10 years in companies and technologies with global reach.