One Secure Network for Industrie 4.0
SPS IPC Drives 2017 - Nuremberg Germany November 28-30, 2017 - Location: 10.0-320 (HOPF booth) I’m excited to announce that Cisco will have a presence at SPS Drives...
Industrial applications: What does a successful deployment look like?
I recently took part in a plant tour with a manufacturer in the early days of modernizing its plant floor. Two decades old, this factory had always relied on manual data collection. The team hand-carried operational data back to the office to be correlated and analyzed. Then they would make improvements or address issues they […]
Join us for “Real World Deployments for Industrial Applications” Webinar
There has been a lot of discussion lately around why IoT projects fail. Many projects stall at the proof of concept (POC) phase, and only about a quarter of these investments are considered a success. With these setbacks however, there are some notable achievements as well. As part of our factory of the future webinar […]
Why Do Factories Need a Digital-Ready Infrastructure?
Digital transformation, digital business, digitization, digital disruption. There are countless ways to phrase it, but it boils down to this. When digital technologies enable new business models, that’s digital transformation. Digital factory initiatives are generating incredible business outcomes, and at the core there’s a common denominator—a digital-ready infrastructure. Manufacturers’ Distinct Take on Digital Transformation In […]
Hannover Messe 2017 Kicks Off Industrie 4.0 Innovation
April showers brings May flowers but if you are in Germany in late April, Hannover Messe is the breeding ground for innovation in the global manufacturing industry.
Smart manufacturing: when factories go digital
I dedicate time daily to read up on manufacturing technology and trends across many sectors of the industry. Usually I focus this time on reading blogs, industry articles, and reports that I’ve subscribed to or bookmarked over the years. On occasion I attend industry events which allows me to talk with industry peers, attend sessions, […]
IoT Innovation Heats up in Berlin
When you think of Berlin, the first things that come to mind could be bratwurst, beer, or the Brandenburg Gate. But in the world of Manufacturing, Berlin is also a hotbed for innovation.
Smart Manufacturing Rises from the Ashes: Campofrio’s La Bureba Factory
Rising from a devastating fire two years ago, Spanish food manufacturer Campofrio’s La Bureba factory has been rebuilt from the ground up to be a state-of the art, innovative, digital food processing facility.
Cisco Delivers Industrial IoT Network Management for Operations Teams
Today Cisco announces a new software product purpose-built for operations teams to manage industrial Ethernet networks across their Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The Industrial Network Director...