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Systems Integrator

Final User, Industrie 4.0 Benefits, Systems Integrator

Why You Cannot Ignore Digitalization

May 9, 2020

At the beginning of each year, tech observers pen down the trends expected to define industrial endeavors for the entire year for enterprises. These trends have become a New Year resolution landmark of sorts as enterprises rely on them to create strategies and implementation timelines to drive...

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

The Role of Industrial Cloud Computing Technology in Industrial Automation Systems

February 22, 2020

The introduction of automated systems within industrial facilities and operations spearheaded the increase in productivity and accuracy manufacturers currently benefit from. For example, the manual installation of pistons in automobiles witnessed a reduced error rate from 1.5% to approximately...

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...

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...

Final User, OPC UA pub sub over TSN, Systems Integrator, Industrie 4.0 Problems

How OPC UA can help with the Challenges of Brownfield Industrie 4.0 Implementation

December 10, 2019

Today’s discussions on Industrie 4.0 and smart factories are usually centered on next-generation machines, contemporary business models, and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). These discussions generally play out without much thought about where the industry is coming from and brownfield...

Systems Integrator, Industrie 4.0 Risks

What are the Risks for System Integrators of not Embracing Industrie 4.0?

August 5, 2019

The manufacturing shop floor is a system that runs with data. This data comes from manufacturing equipment, supply chains, and demand. Itinerary count, material handling equipment and workstations also add to the data. It’s the job of the system integrator to accurately use this data and ensure...

Machine Manufacturer, Industrie 4.0 Benefits, Component Manufacturer, Systems Integrator, Remote Service

What is Remote Service in the IoT World?

June 4, 2019

In this article, we will cover what is meant by remote service. Readers can utilize this article, to learn more about what the concept of remote service in the IoT context, involves.

Machine Manufacturer, Industrial Cloud Computing, Industrie 4.0 Benefits, Predictive Maintenance, Component Manufacturer, Systems Integrator

What is Predictive Maintenance?

March 27, 2019

In this article, we will review what the term predictive maintenance refers to. Machine manufacturers, component manufacturers and system integrators can utilize this article as a guide to gain further understanding of what predictive maintenance is all about. We will discuss the differences...

Final User, Machine Manufacturer, OPC UA pub sub over TSN, safety, Systems Integrator

How TSN Can Increase Factory Safety Levels

February 13, 2019

Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) enables a single, open network infrastructure supporting multi-vendor interoperability through standardization and IT and OT convergence through guarantee of service.