Automated Networks for Flexible Manufacturing Cells
Cisco has been working to make network changes easy, even automated. For manufacturers, Cisco is working with The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (C-CAM) to research the viability of the flexible manufacturing cell, and to develop an easily reconfigurable production cell for short and varied production runs.
Industrial Grade SDN
The software defined network has become all the rage lately for reasons that seem to vary and are caught up in interesting perceptions. One view was that it allowed a single network to be controlled centrally and divided up logically to prevent different groups from interfering with one another, well that’s true. Another view is […]