Cisco Substation Automation

Reliable and Secure Communications network for utility operators

Watch the videos below and learn how Cisco Substation Automation solution helps utility operators maintain high levels of availability and security for their customers, as well as lower the operational expenses, and improve the operational efficiency.

Substation Automation: Fundamentals


The Cisco Smart Grid solution is changing how utilities generate and supply power. Consumers are now becoming active participants in energy conservation. You will discover how utilities maintain high levels of availability and security for their customers. In this video, you will learn about the main challenges that electrical grid operators were facing in the past and some are still facing today. Next, you’ll look at Cisco vision on how to address these challenges and what are the main business drivers for implementing the Cisco Smart Grid solution. The video concludes with a customer use case. The solution is based on the Cisco Connected Grid portfolio and supported by the ecosystem partners.

Substation Automation: Business Perspective


In this video, you will get to know the benefits of implementing Cisco Substation Automation from the business perspective. The video includes business-related topics, so it is most helpful for account managers and other business stakeholders. Resilience and reliability are the most important factors in power grid environment, as well as in similar utilities spaces. In the video, you will learn how utilities can lower the operational expenses, improve the operational efficiency, and grow their business. At the end, you will see a case study demonstrating the benefits that the Cisco Smart Grid solution offers to operators.

Substation Automation: Technical Perspective


The Cisco Connected Grid network enables connectivity and communication from the substation to the headquarters and data center. In this video, you will explore this powerful networking capability, which is based on the Cisco GridBlocks™ architecture and is built using products specifically designed for the substation environment. You will discover all the elements, including the Cisco family of ruggedized switches and routers designed for the intelligent energy infrastructure, which are necessary to build the network architecture and security architecture..