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 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 the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Happy Valentine’s Day From the Cisco Manufacturing Industry Blog
Have a Great Valentine’s Day!… From Peter Granger and your Blogging Team!…