More Reliable Manufacturing? We’ll Drink to That.
Jack Daniels is known for distilling their expertise and attention to detail into every bottle of whiskey. But it looked like they needed a little more modernity in the distillery. See their story from Cisco partner Rockwell Automation:
Cisco Congratulates NBASE-T Alliance on Approval of a New Industry Standard.
As a founding member of the NBASE-T Alliance℠, Cisco is proud to celebrate IEEE’s approval of IEEE 802.3bzTM (2.5G/5G BASE-T) as a new Ethernet standard. From the start we saw the issue, understood the opportunity and realized the value to customers. Some of our most talented engineers are investing their time and energy in the […]
Upgrade Your Cat5e Cable Without Ever Touching A Wall
Today is the 17 year anniversary of my first video download. In September 1999, I was so excited to use the new robust 802.11a for an incredible 11 mbps download. Do you remember wireless networking 1999? Back then, if you had challenges at 11 mbps to download a video what did you do? You went […]
Light Reading & Cisco Dive Into Cloud on Upskill U
Submitted by Elizabeth Coyne, the Managing Editor at Light Reading, who is responsible for driving the curriculum and direction of Upskill U. The impact of cloud services and platforms on the telecom sector has been nothing short of revolutionary. Without the cloud, there would be no NFV, SDN, IoT, white boxes or open source and all […]
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 […]
Small Business Update
Hello all, Welcome to 2016. I wanted to provide a quick update as we start the new year. First off, if you did not know, we have a fantastic
IoT Meets Standards, Driving Interoperability and Adoption
For years, industrial control systems have been characterized by proprietary devices, protocols, communications, and applications. However, at the Hannover Fair last spring, virtually every exhibitor showed products that support IP, Ethernet, or Wi-Fi interfaces—something that would have been unthinkable just a decade ago. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is driving this change, with an exponentially […]
IT Is from Venus, OT Is from Mars
Bringing Alien Worlds Together in the Internet of Things In the 1990s, I, like millions of others, read the book Women Are from Venus, Men Are from Mars. This best-seller suggested that the frequent misunderstandings between genders make it seem as though men and women are from different, alien worlds. But it’s not just men […]