Industrial Internet of Things
Top 10 IoT use cases—and what they demand from your network
Top IoT use cases share certain network requirements, like cybersecurity, tolerance for harsh environmental conditions, and a way to scale management as the deployment grows. But other network requirements vary based on the use case.
PTP serviceability – time is money!
Timing, precision, and synchronization pave the way for fast-paced current and future services in industrial networks. How well the Precision Timing Protocol (PTP) is implemented is critical for your success.
Why industrial ethernet switches? Putting the “purpose” in purpose-built
The first blog in this series explains the use of industrial ethernet switches in industrial environments.
Cisco Live takeaways: IT and operations team up
See how IT/OT tackle wireless, cybersecurity and operational management.
Part 1: Manufacturers, it’s time to reboot network security
When manufacturing operations are digitized and interconnected, there’s more potential exposure and greater need for proactive protection.
IoT Brings New Value, New Risks
The Internet of Things brings tremendous potential value, but also a new threat environment. A German steel plant's experience shows how big the risk can be.
Driving Convergence and Interoperability for Industrial IoT & Industrie 4.0
The fourth industrial revolution -- or Industrie 4.0 -- is coming, due to the limitless possibilities that come with connecting everything, everywhere, with everyone.
Securing the Internet of Things Is Everybody’s Responsibility
For the past couple of weeks, security and the Internet of Things (IoT) have been in the news like never before. During the first few days after the massive distributed...
Experience Robots, Flying Objects, and Shooting Stars in Virtual Reality
Did you know that about 60 years ago, “Sensorama” the first virtual reality (VR) machine was invented by Morton Heilig? And 50 years ago, the first VR and augmented reality HMD (head-mounted display) was created by Ivan Sutherland. [Source: Timeline of Virtual Reality]. Today, virtual reality technology is becoming reality. How do I know? For […]