Kristin Musulin: Cisco explains its smart city software exit

17/01/2021 - 10:07

.."While Cisco's Kinetic for Cities product aggregated multiple smart city applications into a single dashboard, such data streamlining has lost relevance as customer and market demands have evolved to focusing on specific use cases "like smart intersections, parking and roadways," said Vikas Butaney, vice president and general manager of Cisco IoT, in an email. Sales of the Kinetic product will stop in April and existing customer support will continue into 2024, though Butaney said Cisco is proactively working now to make customers' transitions off the platform "as smooth as possible."