The Internet of Things -- or as Cisco terms it, the Internet of Everything -- is not that far away. That magical, wonderful time when things speak to each other and to us, creating an unprecedently connected ecosystem. That's the message of a new commercial by the company, created out of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. Directed by Mike Mills, the spot, which features all the possibilities of a connected universe, of which Cisco is an enabler, reminds us a bit of IBM's "Smarter Planet" films -- it's the same tone, of a future that might seem absolutely unreachable, but in fact really isn't. A dedicated site shows what connectivity really means, and the steps we need to take to get there.