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Our children deserve a world in which rhinos roam free

Click here to see how Connected Conservation is expanding into Africa

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Why create a safe haven for rhinos?

Saving the rhino also means protecting communities

‘Wildlife trafficking has certainly changed the game. It’s brought in the crime syndicates and that brings a whole different dimension.’

David Powrie - Warden, southern African game reserve


They’re part of our proud African heritage



They stimulate job creation in communities



They attract tourists and investment



They anchor the ecosystem for other animals and plants

What makes protecting rhinos so difficult?

Manual security

Manual security processes

Visitors and staff signed a register to enter reserve gates

Basic access

Basic access control

No digital security checks or identity scans before entry

Limited communication

Remote location, limited communication

No mobile reception or data links, only landlines

Lack of IT

Lack of basic IT infrastructure

No network, data centre, or Internet access

How the Internet of Things helps rhino conservation

Explore the solution through virtual reality

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Protecting the rhino by tracking people

The power of surveillance, data, analytics

‘We’re going to track humans, not the rhinos. If you can do that, you can be proactive and target poachers, as opposed to the poachers targeting the animals.’

David Powrie - Warden, southern African game reserve

CCTV/biometric scanning

Seismic sensors

Seismic sensors on the ground


Thermal imaging on perimeter


Drone cameras in the sky

Transforming conservation in a digital world with...

Digital infrastructure

Digital Infrastructure

Digitising and analysing the entry and exit data of people visiting the park.

Learn how digital infrastructure can unleash the power of data for your business.

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Hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud

Automatic backup helps with backing up data in real-time, to ensure uptime.

Learn how digital infrastructure can unleash the power of data for your business.

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Workspaces for tomorrow

Digital workplace

Multiscreen communications keeps rangers connected across multiple devices in all areas.

Learn how you can evolve your employee experience with workspaces for tomorrow.

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Cyber security


Secure network and data flow eliminate the risk of data falling in the wrong hands.

Learn how your business can risk less and achieve more with cybersecurity.

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Achieving the dream of zero rhino kills

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About humanity

Dave Varty - southern African game reserve

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About responsibility

Chris Dedicoat - Cisco

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About ambition

Bruce Watson - Dimension Data

More about Connected Conservation’s road to success

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More about tracking, analytics and IoT

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Live tracking

How West Yorkshire Police makes the Tour de Yorkshire safe for everyone

Hyperconnected enterprises and the Internet of Things

Digital transformation inevitably results in multiple sources of new data. Here’s how your business can benefit.

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Hospital care

How ISPPC uses IoT in connected patient care