Industrial Edge Computing

Machine Manufacturer, Industrial Cloud Computing, Component Manufacturer, Industrial Edge Computing, Systems Integrator

Industrial Edge Computing Hardware: the Key to Industrial Cloud Adoption

February 29, 2020

Edge computing devices are generally devices that provide entry points into enterprise networks. This means the average router or switch used in white-collar offices is actually an edge computing device. While popular hardware may work excellently in controlled environments, it will struggle to...

Final user, Industrial Cloud Computing, Industrial Edge Computing, Systems Integrator

How to Mix Edge Computing and Cloud Computing Architecture for Your Business

February 16, 2020

As far as computing within industrial ecosystems is concerned, enterprises deploy one of the three available options, or a mix of them. These computing options are on-premise IT architecture, cloud computing, and on-premise cloud ecosystems. Although the location of data centers differentiates...

Industrial Edge Computing, Industrial Wearables

Mobility is the Future of Industrial Edge Computing

February 10, 2020

The complete automation of industrial processes relies on connectivity. For the Internet of Things (IoT) to function without downtime, low latency communications must be achievable to ensure that interconnected networks function both online and offline. This is why 5G, edge computing, edge...

Final user, Machine Manufacturer, Industrial Cloud Computing, Component Manufacturer, Industrial Edge Computing, Systems Integrator

Why Edge Computing is the key for the Effective Use of the Industrial Cloud

February 1, 2020

Early in the third quarter of 2019, Gartner published its first-ever report on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) niche which provided a picture into the IIoT market, cloud computing, edge computing, and their industrial applications. While the Gartner Magic Quadrant for IIoT showed an...

Industrial Edge Computing

An Overview of Edge Computing in Industrial IoT

January 26, 2020

Recent articles covering the cloud computing trends for 2020 prominently feature edge computing as a concept that can revolutionize industrial operations. This is due to its ability to enable non-connected equipment, manufacturing tools, IIoT devices, and workstations to capture and process data...

Industrial Edge Computing

What Is Industrial Edge Computing and Why Is It Important?

January 19, 2020

Growth within the industrial sector has always been spearheaded by the introduction of new concepts that enhanced shop floor productivity. In the late 80s and early 90s, productivity was enhanced by Toyota’s introduction of Lean manufacturing concepts which are still being used today. The...

Component Manufacturer, Industrial Edge Computing, Embedded

How Component Manufacturers Can Use Embedded SOM Technology to Implement Industrie 4.0 Business Plans

November 30, 2019

Supply chains send out inventory requests. Machines autonomously request spare parts while manufacturing systems autonomously manage production life cycles. These are now common scenarios due to the adoption of Industrie 4.0 business models. Today, component manufacturers are integrating...

OPC UA pub sub over TSN, Industrial Edge Computing

How OPC UA with TSN will drive the merger of  IT and OT in Industrial Automation Platforms

November 16, 2019

The entrance of the Open Platform Communications (OPC) Foundation into the industrial automation space brought order into the chaotic automation scene ruled by individual fiefdoms offering proprietary solutions tied to their hardware. Early OPC standards such as the OPC Unified Architecture (UA)...

Industrial Cloud Computing, Industrial Edge Computing

Analysis of the Paradigm Shifts in Software and Business Development

November 1, 2019

Software is renowned for going in cycles, and every 20 years or so we get a significant paradigm shift. For example, forty years ago, if you wanted computers to do something for you, you went to a mainframe which consisted of computing equipment that filled up entire rooms. Programs were fed to...

Machine Manufacturer, Component Manufacturer, Industrial Edge Computing

The Role of Industrial Edge Devices in Driving the Industrie 4.0 Revolution

October 11, 2019

As Industrie 4.0 comes of age, the rate of adopting its business models in driving production is constantly increasing. OEMs are increasingly embedding smart industrial edge devices. With the growing amount of Industrial cloud computing solutions currently available to manufacturers, options are...