Manufacturing

January 14, 2021

MANUFACTURING

The Kickoff: 2021 Manufacturing Trends Podcast Series

The impact of 2020 2020 was a year we all were more than happy to finally put behind us. Between COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns, manufacturing was one of the hardest hit industries, with over $1 trillion lost (Source: IDC’s Worldwide ICT Spending Guide: Industry and Company Size, 2020). Worker safety, product mix and supply […]

December 15, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Live from home: Cisco at Rockwell Automation Fair 2020

Things look a bit different this year… As this year (finally) comes to a close, it’s hard to not look back and think of what could have been. Whether it’s family gatherings, travel plans, career moves, or even just going to your favorite bar, 2020 feels like a bit of a lost year. Personally, something […]

December 3, 2020

MANUFACTURING

The malware is in my factory…now what?

Editor’s note: To learn more about securing the manufacturing cell, check out the latest episode of our Manufacturing Leader’s podcast, available now. Take a listen below or listen on our site. A growing problem As we’ve been seeing in many headlines and articles, there is a clear awareness that the manufacturing floor is under attack. […]

November 5, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Cisco’s Manufacturing Leaders Podcast is BACK!

A lot has changed… Our last Manufacturing Leaders podcast was released in March.  Who could have known how different the world would be not long after it was posted? Like many of you in the industry, Cisco has faced plenty of challenges with the roller coaster this crisis has put us on. Yes, we are […]

October 26, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Preview: 2020 Manufacturing Virtual Summit November 9-10

A lot has changed over the past several months. For the manufacturing industry, the changes have been sudden and drastic, with many manufacturers forced to shut down operations, while others had to find ways to continue their essential work. A lot still remains uncertain, and as we look forward to 2021, the question on everyone’s […]

September 9, 2020

MANUFACTURING

CPwE: An Industrial Network Blueprint

Converged Plantwide Ethernet is tested and validated by Cisco and Rockwell Automation What’s at stake? Roughly 46 percent of organizations will experience 5-16 hours of downtime from a major security breach. Other risks to company profits include the unpredictable maintenance costs of an aging infrastructure and the number of industrial IoT devices increasing daily. This is why […]

July 10, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Join us at Hannover Messe Digital Days 2020

Join Cisco at Hannover Messe 2020 With all of the uncertainty currently facing our world, only one thing about the future is certain: change. Join us at Hannover Messe Digital Days on July 14 and 15, where we’ll be addressing these changes and discussing how our solutions will be transforming the manufacturing industry in 2021 […]

June 26, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Cows, a pandemic, and a donation: How Cisco helped power workforce continuity for Dairy Farmers of America

What do dairy farmers and Cisco have in common? Both are using technology to address the far-reaching impacts of the pandemic. Read how our manufacturing Workforce Continuity solutions are udderly changing the game.

April 1, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Episode 10: Maximize the value of your IoT data

As a manufacturer, you could harness that untapped potential to drive even more efficiency and productivity. But, in the current state, those silos and unconnected devices quickly become operational bottlenecks.