This item by Michael Kanellos at Greentech Media gives a good overview of the state of the building management technology market. Apparently “sources” indicate that Cisco Mediator system may become a casualty of the harsh reorganization and downsizing at Cisco.
Cisco Network Building Mediator manages heating, air conditioning, and other building systems to maintain comfort and function at minimal energy cost.
The article mentions acquisitions in the building management sector on the part of IBM, Schneider Electric, Honeywell and Siemens.
Michael gives his personal theories about what is going on at Cisco.