Automation Fair

November 14, 2013

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Automation Fair 2013: Industrial IP Advantage

As I blog today from the show floor at Automation Fair in the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, the second day of one of the largest industrial automation events is underway. We have had a lot of traffic and interest in the Industrial IP Advantage booth (#1223). In fact, many booth visitors are asking […]

November 14, 2013

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Day 1 Wrap-up from Automation Fair

Cisco has a significant presence at Automation Fair  in Houston this week.  This event is not only the largest gathering of Rockwell Automation users, it is also one of the most well-attended conferences for controls and industrial automation. The day was busy both in the exhibit floor and throughout the sessions, industry forums and demonstration […]

November 13, 2013

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First Day of Automation Fair 2013

Well, the first day of Automation Fair 2013, Rockwell Automation’s (RA) largest user conference, is almost a wrap.  The George Brown Convention Center in Houston was the setting for today’s very busy activities- at the exhibition floor, packed sessions, hand-on demonstrations and industry workshops. As my colleagues Peter Granger and Paul Didier describe in the […]

November 11, 2013

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Join Cisco at Rockwell Automation’s Largest User Event

Automation Fair is a can’t miss conference for leading automation, controls, operations and IT professionals.  This year’s event will be held in Houston on the 13th and 14th of this month at the George R. Brown Convention Center. As in previous years, this year’s Automation Fair will again feature industry forums that present examples and […]

November 27, 2012

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Cisco and Partners demonstrate Converged Plantwide Ethernet, All in One Place

Are you trying to get your arms around what’s included in a well-designed EtherNet/IP industrial infrastructure?  Look no further!  Here’s an example of how the Internet of Everything (IoE) came alive at Automation Fair recently: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwER8DB_MeE An integrated design from Cisco, Rockwell Automation, Panduit and Fluke Networks demonstrates standards-based solutions for manufacturing agility and operational […]

November 12, 2012

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Cisco Perspectives on a Great Automation Fair 2012!

What a great Automation Fair 2012!!  Thank you to everyone who visited Cisco’s booth and the joint EtherNet/IP Network Infrastructure booth shared by Cisco, Rockwell Automation, Panduit and Fluke Networks. The Cisco team was excited to play a very active role in floor demonstrations, industry forums, educational sessions and Manufacturing Perspectives. Here are just a […]

November 9, 2012

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Exploring Cisco Partners in Automation Fair’s EtherNet/IP Partner Booth 1407

A recent blog by Sue Nolin discussed the EtherNet/IP Network Infrastructure on display in the joint partner booth at Automation Fair this week. In this video Paul Didier, Cisco’s Solution Architect, tells us about the partners in that booth and how their combined technologies provide the core foundation for successful standard IP network deployments in […]

November 8, 2012

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A 6-year evolution of Cisco at Rockwell’s Automation Fair

Chet Namboodri, Cisco’s Director of Global Industries for Manufacturing and Automotive and long-time Automation Fair participant shares his evolutionary perspective. https://youtu.be/x8MXgjqDHwo Cisco and IP have transformed the way we do business.  Consider how IP has unified communication services – phone calls, faxes, voicemail, web conferencing can all be delivered to any handset.  IP lowers infrastructure costs […]