Springtime in Germany brings us Hannover Messe, one of the largest industrial conferences and exhibitions in the world. This year, Cisco will feature our validated and proven Manufacturing and Power Transmission & Control solutions. Our portfolio of market-leading industrial products and solutions offered with our complete lifecycle management services that address the key challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.

At our booth located in Hall 8, A25, learn how Cisco’s Connected Factory, Connected Oil & Gas and Connected Utilities validated architectures and industrial product portfolio delivers:hanovver 2015

  • Best-in-class industrial cyber and physical security protection
  • Scalable IP based architectures and technologies that seamlessly integrate Profinet, and Ethernet/IP standards
  • A faster path to Internet of Everything (IoE) value
  • Optimized workflows and operation with secure remote access to global experts and real-time plant floor data analytics

Some of the key new capabilities we are highlighting include:

  • Enhanced solution and product support for Profinet-based connected factories
  • Updated industrial security by introducing identity management and services into Industrial networks to increase access security

Cisco technologies and products will be showcased and integrated into a multi-vendor and highly flexible production plant. In the SmartFactory KL booth located Hall 8, D20 we will be displaying a modularized automation and control structure that can be flexibly combine machines and automation modules in the production process. The demonstration will showcase the advantages of interoperability including quick setup and modifications to multi-vendor plant assets, product changes in real-time, and a versatile platform for production automation.

See one example of how we do it in this overview of our Industrial Ethernet (IE) 4000 switch series:

Meanwhile, additional stands in Profinet Hall 9, Stand D68 and ODVA Hall 11, Stand E47 will also feature Cisco industrial Ethernet products and the EtherNet/IP solution portfolios, respectively.

Cisco’s booth will showcase our end-to-end portfolio of Industrial solutions like Cisco Connected Factory from Time Sensitive network, Secure Ops, Industrial Data Center to Remote Access Management. In addition, utility companies can expect to see exhibitions on Field Area Network (FAN) as well as Utility Substation Animation. Finally, expect to see the full range of the Cisco IoT product portfolio — including industrial switches, routers, wireless, embedded, and security, even in a zone enclosure (outdoor harsh environments) and even the Cisco Collaborative Solution, a collaboration tool suite that combines voice, video and data collaboration in a single and secure platform.

These solution scale with organizations of all sizes.   In fact, you can learn about how Cisco’s industrial solutions scale to midmarket deployments in our brochure and on our Cisco Midsize Business Solutions website (English, German).

Look forward to seeing you at Hannover in a couple of weeks.  Stop by and talk with our Cisco experts who are looking forward to learning more about your specific industrial networking challenges and opportunities.  Thanks for reading.



Kevin Davenport

Cisco’s Global Solutions Manager

Industrial Intelligence