New Network Saves Factory $1M & Eliminates Downtime
What comes to mind when you think of Durham, North Carolina? If you’re like most people, it’s probably one of three things: minor league baseball, Duke basketball, or tobacco. The 1988 film Bull Durham cemented the town’s notoriety and the Durham Bulls as one of the most famous minor league franchises in sports. Coach Mike […]
WannaCry and Ransomware: How Manufacturers Can Reduce Risk
Friday, May 12 looked like a typical day for most folks as they went into work looking to finish off their day and head into the weekend. But as the day progressed, many organizations across the globe quickly realized that their TGIF was going to be spent dealing with a ransomware attack known as WannaCry. […]
Sun, Sand—and Secure, Connected Factories
After a very successful Hannover Messe event last week, our Cisco manufacturing team focuses this week on the annual CSIA Executive Conference, May 2-5, in Ft. Lauderdale.
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.
Unlock more value from machine data with Time Sensitive Networking
TSN enables a single, Ethernet network that works across vendors and drives IT and OT convergence through common management practices.
Industrial Security Webinars: Learn How to Better Protect Your Plant
Are you looking to better understand the current landscape of industrial security? What about best overall practices for securing your plant floor?
Why Do Factories Need a Digital-Ready Infrastructure?
Digital transformation, digital business, digitization, digital disruption. There are countless ways to phrase it, but it boils down to this. When digital technologies enable new business models, that’s digital transformation. Digital factory initiatives are generating incredible business outcomes, and at the core there’s a common denominator—a digital-ready infrastructure. Manufacturers’ Distinct Take on Digital Transformation In […]