Cisco Connected Factory
5G: Enabling Change For Manufacturers
In today’s world of manufacturing, there is a new convergence happening. A greater number of available technologies are meeting the dynamics of changing workforces, fragile supply chains, and the ever-present market demand for better and cheaper products and services.
Manufacturing Technical Workshops Return
Earlier this year, we introduced a series of technical workshops for manufacturing in a few cities. The free workshops focus on real-world applications and best practices for manufacturing with an...
Mohawk Creates New From Old with Cisco
When Mohawk, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, had challenges in their factory network, they needed a partner who understood the enterprise and IT “carpeted” side of the house (pun intended) as well as the “concrete” side of the house in manufacturing. They chose Cisco, the world leader in enterprise networking and the #1 market share […]
One Secure Network for Industrie 4.0
SPS IPC Drives 2017 - Nuremberg Germany November 28-30, 2017 - Location: 10.0-320 (HOPF booth) I’m excited to announce that Cisco will have a presence at SPS Drives...
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 […]
Rockwell Automation Wins the 2016 Engineers’ Choice Award!
We are pleased to congratulate our industry partner Rockwell Automation for having won, for the third year in a row, the Control Engineering 2016 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Network Integration – Ethernet hardware Products category. This year, the voting session saw more than 140,000 industrial engineers responsible for automation, control, and instrumentation technologies. The final voting […]
Connected Machines Take Manufacturing to the Next Level of IoT
We’ve all seen how connected products can transform industries in areas like home energy management and personal health, and manufacturing is no exception. When products communicate back to their original makers, the manufacturers can detect production flaws well before customers would need to raise warranty claims. Further, product usage data can become the core of […]
Security as an Enabler in a World of Increased Manufacturing Vulnerability
Manufacturing is entering a new digital era, with more opportunity for mass customization, reduced downtime, and increased innovation. Manufacturers are capturing the value of the Internet of Everything (IoE) by becoming digital. Many are taking their first steps in this transformation by adopting Ethernet to connect plant floor devices to better manage operation and supply […]