Industrial Automation

April 21, 2016

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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.

March 24, 2016

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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 […]

March 24, 2014

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Cisco At Hannover Messe 2014

Hannover Messe is once again upon us.  The world's premier industrial technical showcase will be held in Hannover, Germany from April 7-11, 2014.  Last year's faire had a clear focus...

November 21, 2013

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Road to the Connected Factory is made Easier

The road to the connected factory was made easier today by the announcement of new features which will be highlighted in two new design guides for industrial networks.  The design guides help manufacturers deploy an industrial network that pulls best practices from operational technology (OT) and IT. Many manufacturers are looking to gain the business […]

July 16, 2013

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Converge OT with IT for Business Benefits in Manufacturing

At the recent Cisco Live 2013 event in Orlando, I talked about the business value of converging operations technology (OT)—used for industrial automation systems—with IT business networks, in order to create more secure, end-to-end, standard communications and control.  Regarding business value of IT/OT convergence for machine builders/integrators and consequently their manufacturing customers, I referenced a […]

May 31, 2013

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Cisco Messages on Hannover Messe Part 3 – That knowing look between ODVA and Cisco

Adrienne Meyer, ODVA, Manager of Member Services and Guy Denis, Business Development Manager at Cisco Systems, explain the value and integration that Cisco brings to ODVA for the past decade at Hannover Messe 2013. Here is the third and final installment from the recent Cisco presence at Hanover Messe presence. The first installment can be […]

May 30, 2013

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Messages on Hannover Messe Part 2 – Rudolph Maly and 4th Industrial Revolution

Rudolph Maly, Head of Cisco Connected Industries for EMEAR, talks about the 2013 Hannover Messe event in Germany and says “Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution!” Here is the second installment from the recent Cisco presence at Hannover Messe presence. The first installment can be viewed here: Cisco Messages on Hannover Messe Part 1, Guy […]