Automation Fair

November 5, 2018

MANUFACTURING

Join Cisco at Automation Fair 2018

The city of brotherly love will become the center of manufacturing this fall as Automation Fair comes into town, November 14-15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Just like...

November 30, 2017

MANUFACTURING

2017 Automation Fair Final Thoughts

Another Automation Fair has come and gone, and much like the Houston Astros championship World Series run, the event was a big success with more than 10,000 attendees during the week. The big themes of Connected Plantwide Ethernet (CPWE) architecture, connectivity and security were prominent as well as a lot of discussion around process applications […]

October 19, 2017

MANUFACTURING

Industrial to Enterprise – One, Secure Network

The greater Houston area, our employees, and everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey remain a focus for Rockwell Automation and for Cisco. Our primary goal is to support our employees, our customers, and to get customer facilities back up and operational as quickly as possible. In this spirit, Automation Fair, PSUG and other related events will […]

November 15, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Security + Performance = Key Trends at Automation Fair

There’s never been a better time to embrace the Connected Enterprise, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Industrie 4.0 than now, all while confidently extending security throughout your plant.

November 18, 2015

MANUFACTURING

#AutoFair15 Day 1 with @CiscoMFG

Well, back on the road again, it has been a straight 3 weeks of travel. From Kentucky to Shanghai then to Auckland and Sydney to Phoenix where I blogged about Cisco’s partnership with Caterpillar, now I’m back in my hometown of Chicago for Automation Fair # AutoFair15. Cisco once again has a significant presence at […]

October 29, 2015

MANUFACTURING

Countdown to Automation Fair: Spotlight on Digital Manufacturing

Enabling Digital Manufacturing means not just embracing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) but also taking the time to get smart on the latest best practices, technologies and solutions. There’s no better place to do that than the upcoming Automation Fair #AutoFair15. As always, this event is a ‘can’t miss’ conference for all of you […]

January 13, 2015

ENERGY - OIL & GAS

Cisco Shows Oil and Gas Cost-Saving Technologies at Automation Fair

Cisco has been a prominent supporter of the Rockwell Automation Fair for a number of years. The relationship has grown over time to one where both Rockwell and Cisco collaborate on developing software, solutions and products for a wide range of both IT and OT (Operational Technologies) functions within industrial and other customers. Recently Cisco showed off some […]

November 26, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Business Scenarios for a Connected Factory

In a recent blog post, Tony Shakib, VP of the IoT Business Unit here at Cisco, described how the “Road to the Connected Factory is made Easier” with some enhancements to validated designs and network guides.  At the Cisco booth at the SPS/IPC/Drives Industrial tradeshow in Nuremberg this week, we are showcasing some specific scenarios […]

November 15, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Automation Fair 2013 – Final Thoughts from Houston

As Automation Fair was wrapping up yesterday, all of my Cisco colleagues were expressing gratitude to our hosts at Rockwell Automation. We want to congratulate our partners at Rockwell Automation for once again, putting on a very successful user conference. Our partnership has evolved into a truly collaborative and demonstrably successful model for joint product […]