Research and Development – Who are the Global Leaders?
Following on from my recent blog about “Is Manufacturing Coming Back to the US?” one of Morgan Stanley’s Investment guys, Ruchir Sharma, (Managing Director and the head of the Emerging Markets Equity team) has a book out called ‘Breakout Nations’ and in it he says: “Every Investment idea is right for a while” He was […]
Cisco Power Over EtherNet (POE) – What’s the Benefit to Your Business?
An introduction to how Cisco Industrial POE can simplify electrical wiring, increase device portability, and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). This is available on the Cisco IE3000 and IE2000 Series products now. IP devices are becoming Ubiquitous, and the Internet of things is upon us, and predictions are for billions of devices connected over […]
Is Manufacturing Coming Back to the US?
Manufacturing Exports up over past 18 months for USA. Douglas Burtnick of Aberdeen Asset Management was heard on NBR recently talking about how the US export story is really interesting, and often overlooked by those not focused on the manufacturing industry. He said… “Companies are seeing external demand for anything from machinery, to electronics, to […]
Cisco Connected Industries talks about the IE2000 Industrial Ethernet Switch
Connected Industries shows off the entry level Industrial Switch, the IE2000 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQLx3cnrGz0 Yuta Endo, Cisco Connected Industries Product Manager, discusses the newest version of the IE2000 range of products that addresses the growing trends of Industrial and Enterprise Network convergence; connectivity across Industrial equipment; and the heightened security concerns that are burgeoning. Yuta talks about […]
Cisco Live Australia 2013 a success for Connected Industries and IoT
I just caught up with some colleagues who were present at the Cisco Live 2013 event just held in Melbourne, Australia, 5-8 March, 2013. "It was a great...
Cisco Connected Industries at Cisco Live! Melbourne, Australia, 5-8 March, 2013
Check out the Connected Industries presence at Cisco Live Australia, 2013. Cisco Connected Industries are present in Melbourne showing off some...
Please Welcome Jason Pates to the Cisco Manufacturing Blog
I’m pleased to introduce Jason Pates to the Cisco Manufacturing Blog. Jason leads the Manufacturing, High Tech and Energy verticals for Cisco’s Customer Business Transformation (CBT) consulting practice which is a part of the Collaboration Technology Group here at Cisco. The CBT team includes a group of experienced business consultants who work with many of […]
Happy Valentine’s Day From the Cisco Manufacturing Industry Blog
Have a Great Valentine’s Day!… From Peter Granger and your Blogging Team!…
Virtualization on the plant floor – Control Engineering Article
Virtualization on the plant floor “While IT networks already use virtualization extensively, its benefits are moving into industrial networks. Five diverse viewpoints on its advantages and implementation are offered.” Great article in the recent Control Engineering magazine on the the topic of virtualization for manufacturing environments. Control Engineering states it is a major discussion, so […]
Internet of Things at Cisco Live UK, 2013
Cisco Internet of Things Partner Pavilion Cisco Live is taking place right now in
Welcome Helder Antunes to the Manufacturing Industry Blog
Please Welcome Helder Antunes to the Manufacturing Industry Blog It is with great pleasure that I introduce a key member of the Cisco Connected Industries Group (Cisco CIG), Helder Antunes. Helder Antunes is Managing Director, Smart Connected Vehicle, CIG . He is a 15-year Cisco veteran with a background in both network security and the […]
Happy New Year to the Manufacturing Industry from Cisco, 2013
The numbers coming out month after month show that we seem to be tracking a slow but steady recovery. As I’ve said before, I’m cautiously optimistic about the manufacturing sector – especially in the USA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPLsjvunQ5U On Thursday (3rd January, 2013), ADP1 said construction added 39,000 positions in December, second only to trade and transportation […]
Please Welcome Diana Huang to the Manufacturing Industry Blog
It is with great pleasure that I introduce another key member of IBSG’s Manufacturing Practice, Diana Huang. As a key Industry Thought Leader, Diana has had a distinguished career at Cisco to date and is currently leading the Greater China team in helping Fortune 500 CEOs address their most strategic issues—from growth strategy, global expansion, […]
Welcome Bob Dean to the Manufacturing Industry Blog
Please join me in welcoming Bob Dean to the Manufacturing Industry Blog! I am pleased to introduce Robert (Bob) Dean to the Cisco Manufacturing Industry Blog. Bob is the Executive Director with Cisco’s Americas Business Transformation team and is responsible for building and leading the go-to-market ans sales development strategies for the Manufacturing Industry […]
Cisco’s Interactive Experience Portals on the Plant Floor, at your Fingertips!
I’m amazed at how tablet computers make things easier in our personal lives. I can quickly access technology papers for work or research restaurant options for dinner tonight. I can take an online course or collaborate with my nephew who’s studying abroad. Some people even monitor and manage their home heating, cooling and surveillance systems while they’re away. The interactivity has an […]
Exploring Cisco Partners in Automation Fair’s EtherNet/IP Partner Booth 1407
A recent blog by Sue Nolin discussed the EtherNet/IP Network Infrastructure on display in the joint partner booth at Automation Fair this week. In this video Paul Didier, Cisco’s Solution Architect, tells us about the partners in that booth and how their combined technologies provide the core foundation for successful standard IP network deployments in […]