Software Defined Networks
Software defined networks (SDNs) are a hot topic at the enterprise-level. The reasons vary – but they’re piling up. The most promising – and potentially profitable – benefit of a SDN is its potential in making the network directly programmable.
Why Power Companies are Delving into Data
Utilities are getting up to speed with big data issues as their smart grids begin to feed massive amounts of information back to base.
Is Your Physical Network Infrastructure IoT Ready?
Physical network infrastructures tend to last 3x longer than manufacturing software. Make sure your infrastructure is prepared for the technology changes of tomorrow.
Three Tips for Fortifying Your Network
Many industrial operations are struggling to find the right approach to protect their assets. Unfortunately, many opt for a technique called “security through obscurity.” Industrial operations can fortify their network architectures in three ways.
Acadian Seaplants Grows Capacity
Acadian Seaplants implemented a plant-wide EtherNet/IP infrastructure with integrated MCCs at a new facility which provides 40 percent more capacity, enables remote access via EtherNet/IP, and helps improve reliability with automated equipment.
The Skills Gap All Comes Down to Training
The skills gap in manufacturing is causing many companies to seek training solutions to expand current employee skillsets.
Secure Networks: a Connected Plant
As plants become more connected due to the proliferation of IIoT, manufacturers need to train operators and secure their network.
Network Security in Food Manufacturing
Industrial Internet of Things enables plants to increase performance. It also opens the network to malicious individuals. Cybersecurity measures can reduce the risk.