HMI 2019: Connecting the Dots
Hannover Messe 2019 was packed with Manufacturers displaying their quest for industry 4.0 and discussing important topics like network scalability & security.
Five Ways to Connect with Cisco IoT at Hannover Messe
If you’re heading to Hannover Messe on April 1 – 5, we encourage you to make time to visit Cisco at Hall 6, Stand F30.
Lessons from Hannover Messe: 5 Ways to Leverage IT for Your Industrial Ops
At the 2017 Hannover Messe, dozens of manufacturing execs were trying to figure out how to move forward their platforms, teams, and philosophies to enable Industrie 4.0 outcomes at scale.
Making the Factory of the Future a Reality with FANUC
FANUC announced a collaborative effort with Cisco, Rockwell Automation, and Preferred Networks (PFN) to jointly develop the FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) system.
The Future of Manufacturing in a Connected World: Learn More at Automation Fair
Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion around digital disruption in various industries and in particular, how manufacturers need to jumpstart their digital transformation and adopt digital business models. We think the future of manufacturing in a connected world requires a roadmap as you go thru the journey of becoming a digital manufacturer. Attending educational […]
Connected Machines: Reducing Unplanned Downtime and Improving Service
Many manufacturers operate at high volumes, and unplanned production downtime is costly. One leading auto manufacturer estimates unplanned downtime in a factory can cost them as much as $20,000 per minute. Often these line down situations are the result of production machine failures that could be avoided if data from the machine was available to […]
Mitigating Security Threats in Manufacturing with Cisco’s Connected Factory
Today’s manufacturing industry faces an aging industrial machinery infrastructure that presents huge security challenges poised for continued growth in the coming months and years. Increasingly, manufacturers are beginning...
Making the ‘Plant of the Future’ a Reality Today
At Automation Fair last month, I participated in several sessions and industry forums as part of Cisco’s participation in this event, which is Rockwell Automation’s largest user conference. What struck me were some of the urgency for many manufacturers in investing in key technologies in their plant environment. It was quite serendipitous, since we announced […]
Compelling Use Cases for Wireless in the Factory
At Automation Fair this week, we are announcing major enhancements to our Cisco Connected Factory solution with new wireless and mobility capabilities. This solution, called Factory Wireless, builds on the joint Cisco/Rockwell Automation architecture, known as Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE), as well as Cisco’s networking expertise with wireless and wired technologies and creates new flexible […]