CPwE: An Industrial Network Blueprint
Converged Plantwide Ethernet is tested and validated by Cisco and Rockwell Automation What’s at stake? Roughly 46 percent of organizations will experience 5-16 hours of downtime from a major security breach. Other risks to company profits include the unpredictable maintenance costs of an aging infrastructure and the number of industrial IoT devices increasing daily. This is why […]
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 […]
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.
Digitizing Your Factory Gets Easier for PROFINET Customers
We’re excited to be at Hannover Messe this week and even more excited to announce that our network architecture now supports the PROFINET standard. This is...
How to Use IoT to Improve Plant Profitability
There is great potential in manufacturing with the Internet of Things – the challenge is realizing that potential and getting started on your journey.
On the Road to a Manufacturing Transformation: Daimler Trucks Goes Digital
Manufacturing is alive and well in the United States, even in the most unlikely places – such as the beautiful Pacific North West. The manufacturing renaissance in North America and the resurgence of the freight and transportation industries has powered the recent growth of the trucking industry. Our customer Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is […]
Under the Hood: How Daimler Trucks Drove Its Manufacturing Transformation
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is paving the way in manufacturing, using digitization to revamp their factory operations.
Digital Manufacturing Drives Innovation at Daimler Trucks
For DTNA, success isn’t just about controlling costs. It’s about building an agile company that can deliver exactly what the market demands—today and tomorrow.
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 […]