Can design thinking help monetize the IoT?
Design Thinking can focus on where the IoT can provide a tangible ROI today and how to apply the technology.
The top 5 reasons to avoid unmanaged switches on your machines
What many manufacturers don’t know is that managed switches can protect against major security risks, guarantee your machine performs its best, and maximize uptime.
“Security Seven”: Ways to Defend Your Factory – Part 2
The more connected your environment becomes, the more difficult it is to integrate - and secure - your enterprise IT with your industrial technologies.
Made in America…Again!
If manufacturers can drive unnecessary cost out of their processes, they can bring back the jobs. Here are 8 innovative strategies to help.
The Security Seven: 7 Ways to Defend Your Factory from Today’s Threats
As they say, the best offense (i.e., growth) is a great defense (i.e. security). And while seven is considered a lucky number in many cultures, luck is NOT a security strategy.
Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap at Cisco Live
By pursuing eLearning opportunities, employers and their employees can help bridge the manufacturing skills gap one training course at a time.
Making the Factory of the Future a Reality with FANUC
FANUC announced a collaborative effort with Cisco, Rockwell Automation, and Preferred Networks (PFN) to jointly develop the FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) system.
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...