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September 10, 2019
Stratus Unveils Research Series on the Global State of Edge Computing
First report reveals two-thirds of North American industrial operators are planning to implement edge computing solutions within the next 12 months

September 9, 2019
Stratus ztC Edge Platform Named as an AVEVA Edge Computing Infrastructure Solution
Stratus Joins with AVEVA on Edge to Enterprise Initiative, Building on 10-year Strategic Relationship

September 6, 2019
Stratus Edge Computing Expertise To Be Featured at IoT in Oil & Gas 2019
Insights and solutions for unlocking new operational value through IoT and edge computing to be presented

July 18, 2019
Stratus Joins The Open Group Open Process Automation™ Forum to Define Next Generation Industrial Edge Computing Standards
Membership builds on company’s commitment to provide industrial customers world-class automation solutions to digitally transform their businesses

June 11, 2019
Stratus Attends PTC’s LiveWorx 2019 to Demonstrate Updates to ztC Edge Portfolio
Software and Hardware Updates Showcased in the BrewWorx process factory at LiveWorx

June 3, 2019
Stratus Releases Newest Additions to its ztC Edge Computing Portfolio to Help Empower Operational Professionals
Highly reliable, secure, and automated infrastructure simplifies computing at the edge of corporate networks for non-IT specialists, saving them time and money

March 5, 2019
Stratus Announces New Executive Appointments to Advance Company’s Commitment to Industrial Edge Computing
Chief Technology Officer John Vicente and Chief Financial Officer Walter Loh Join Executive Leadership Team to Power Stratus’ Next Phase of Growth

February 4, 2019
Stratus Showcases Edge Technologies for Industrial Customers at ARC Industry Forum
Company offers insights and exhibits solutions to help simplify edge computing and drive digital transformation for industrial automation customers.

Stratus In the News

September Issue
Digital Refinery Q&A: Digital transformation essentials for the plant and the edge
In this Hydrocarbon Processing article, John Fryer, Senior Director of Industry Solutions at Stratus, interviews Craig Resnick, Vice President of Consulting at ARC Advisory Group, about how businesses can make the most of their digital transformation journeys.

September 10, 2019
Using IIoT to Improve Packaging Line Performance
In this Packaging Strategies article, John Fryer, Senior Director of Industry Solutions at Stratus, explains how many issues typically experienced in the food packaging industry can be addressed by applying IIoT and related edge technologies in a systematic and incremental manner.

September 9, 2019
Stratus, the Open Process Automation Forum, standards & success in Industry 4.0
In this Smart Industry article, John Vicente, chief technology officer at Stratus, discusses the company’s new membership to the Open Process Automation Forum, in addition to the importance industrial automation standards as IT and OT roles continue to converge.

August 23, 2019
This Edge Solution Keeps The Water Running In Cape Cod
By Diana Blass, CRN
In this CRN article and video, Stratus’ Jason Anderson and Barry Dellecese discuss the rise of the intelligent edge, the value proposition of the ztC Edge, and Stratus’s partnership with Falmouth, MA’s water facilities.

July 29, 2019
Cybersecurity Best Practices at the Network Edge
By John Fryer, Business2Community
In this Business2Community article, John Fryer, Senior Director of Industry Solutions at Stratus, shares his advice on how companies can implement effective edge security strategies for their specific needs and operations.

July 26, 2019
Your Smart Devices Should Live On The Edge
By Jason Andersen, IoT Agenda
In part two of a two-part series for IoT Agenda, Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus, discusses the rise of smart devices and the growing need for edge computing solutions that deliver accurate and secure data analysis.

July 15, 2019
4 Ways to Tackle Cybersecurity at the Industrial Edge
By John Fryer, Automation.com
In this Automation.com article, John Fryer, Senior Director of Industry Solutions at Stratus, shares his advice on how companies can develop the best edge security strategy for their specific operations.

July 11, 2019
Smart devices should drive processing power to the network edge
By Jason Andersen, IoT Agenda
In part one of a two-part series for IoT Agenda, Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus, discusses the rise of connected devices and the increased need to analyze critical data in real-time.

July 9, 2019
Edge Computing Best Practices for Connecting Disparate Systems
By John Fryer, Smart Industry
In this Smart Industry byline, Stratus’ John Fryer outlines the importance of platform selection, data management, and security considerations in edge computing deployments. Fryer also offers advice on how to merge IT and OT systems using varying forms of networking communications technology.

June 19, 2019
Transitioning to an edge computing provider — Stratus Technologies
By Nick Ismail, Information Age
In this article, Jason Andersen, VP of business line management at Stratus, speaks to Information Age about the company’s business transformation, specifically its transition into an edge computing provider. Andersen shares insight to the edge computing industry as a whole, as well as the importance of technology and security in the age of Industry 4.0.

June 6, 2019
3 steps to taming data security challenges with edge computing
By John Fryer, Information Management
In this Information Management byline, John Fryer offers advice for companies around addressing security at the edge. By conducting a security audit, knowing key stakeholders and considering security aware solutions, Fryer believes companies will have the knowledge to successfully implement the best security strategies for the edge.

June 5, 2019
Stratus Releases Newest Additions to its ztC Edge Computing Portfolio
By Craig Resnick, ARC Advisory Group
ARC Advisory discusses Stratus’ latest product announcement in this blog post by Craig Resnick, including bullets that showcase key highlights and new features of the latest version of ztC Edge.

June 4, 2019
Stratus Adds to ztC Edge Portfolio
By Greg Hale, ISSSource
This ISSSource article profiles the latest updates to Stratus’ ztC Edge, namely the security, monitoring and performance features.

June 3, 2019
Stratus ztC Edge Computing portfolio additions
By Staff Writer, Control Magazine
This Control Magazine article outlines new features and functionalities of Stratus’ updated ztC Edge portfolio.

June 3, 2019
Product News: Update to Stratus ztC Edge computing portfolio
By Staff Writer, Smart Industry
This Smart Industry article highlights the new updates to Stratus’ ztC Edge. It lists out the key features of the updated portfolio, namely the security, monitoring and performance functionalities, and includes a quote from CEO Dave Laurello.

May 15, 2019
The Reality of Augmented Reality
By Austin Weber, Assembly Magazine
This Assembly Magazine article discusses augmented reality in the manufacturing space. It includes commentary from Stratus’ VP of Business Line Management, Jason Andersen, about the benefits that AR brings to manufacturers including reducing training time and assisting with operations.

April 16, 2019
Using incremental process control for largely manual processes
By Wayne Labs, Food Engineering
This Food Engineering article outlines how process control technology and strategies have changed over time and discusses the scope of today’s systems. It includes insights from John Fryer, Stratus’ senior director of industry solutions, about the importance of consistency in process controls for food and beverage producers and the ways that IIoT and edge devices can help.

April 10, 2019
How IIoT Can Improve Food and Beverage Bottom Lines
By Wayne Labs, Food Engineering
This Food Engineering article outlines how IIoT can assist food and beverage producers in improving scrutiny over processes, ensuring food safety, and improving operational efficiency. It includes insight from Jason Andersen, Stratus’ VP of business line management, about how these technology deployments have a major impact on food and beverage’s bottom line.

March 21, 2019
Rugged, flexible & ready for work
By John Fryer, Smart Industry
In this Smart Industry article, John Fryer, senior director of industry solutions at Stratus discusses the evolution of industrial computers, and offers insight into how this technology offers features needed by both OT and IT professionals.

March 21, 2019
People on the Move: Walter Loh
Boston Business Journal
This Boston Business Journal People on the Move feature outlines Chief Financial Officer Walter Loh’s background and new role at Stratus.

March 21, 2019
People on the Move: John Vicente
Boston Business Journal
Stratus’ new Chief Technology Officer, John Vicente, is profiled in this Boston Business Journal People on the Move feature.

March 19, 2019
How edge computing is making 5G possible [Q&A]
By Jason Andersen, BetaNews
Jason Andersen, Stratus’ VP of business line management, discusses the need for 5G to be paired with edge computing for the technology to best succeed in this BetaNews Q&A. The piece includes Jason’s thoughts on the ways that edge will enable 5G and which industries will most benefits from these technologies.

March 8, 2019
10 best practices for edge computing
By John Fryer, Control Engineering
This Control Engineering article, outlines best practices for choosing, installing, and using edge computing devices for manufacturing or process facility applications from John Fryer’s ARC Forum presentation on the same topic.

March 8, 2019
Questions for IIoT edge computing implementation success
By John Fryer, IoT Agenda
In this IoT Agenda article, John Fryer, senior director of industry solutions at Stratus, outlines key questions that companies should ask themselves when looking to succeed in undergoing an edge computing implementation.

March 7, 2019
Unlocking the Value of SCADA and HMI
By John Fryer, Automation.com
In this Automation.com article, John Fryer, Senior Director of Industry Solutions at Stratus, explains how automation teams can benefit by virtualizing SCADA and HMI on fault-tolerant systems. Fryer argues that these new efficiencies are critical to realize the full potential of IIoT.

March 7, 2019
Headcount: The Latest Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — March 7, 2019
By Ali Longwell, SDxCentral
This SDxCentral article highlights key executive moves in the industry over the last week, including the news of Stratus’ recent CTO and CFO hires.

March 6, 2019
BostInno shared the announcement of Stratus’ CTO/CFO hires
By Lucia Maffei, BostInno
This BostInno newsletter collects key announcements in the Massachusetts technology world, including the news of Stratus’ recent CTO and CFO hires.

February 28, 2019
How Edge Computing Will Strengthen 5G (and Vice Versa)
By Jason Andersen, Network Computing
In this Network Computing article, Jason Andersen, VP of business line management at Stratus, discusses how 5G will improve communication between edge and cloud components by providing a foundation for countless IoT innovations. across industries.

February 25, 2019
Case Study: 24/7/365 Uptime Keeps Production Supply Chain Systems Moving
By John Fryer, Food Logistics
This Stratus case study in Food Logistics showcases how meat products supplier Dunbia relies on always-on availability software from Stratus to make sure applications run continuously to maximize value throughout the supply chains.

February 20, 2019
5G and the Smart Supply Chain
By John Fryer, Automation World
This Automation World article written by John Fryer, Senior Director of Industry Solutions at Stratus, discusses the importance of understanding how new 5G network capabilities can be used to expand edge computing accessibility. John shares that expected advances of 5G connectivity will make connected, IIoT-enabled supply chains more accessible, while edge computing technology will allow companies to analyze this influx of new data with greater speed and confidence.

February 6, 2019
Driving Processing Power to the Network Edge
By Jason Andersen, Smart Industry
In this Smart Industry article, Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus, outlines a series of tips and best practices for establishing an architectural strategy for edge computing to maximize the value and efficiency of IoT data collection and analysis.

January 30, 2019
White paper: Transformation of the edge
itWeb
Many companies are looking to their edge computing systems for improvements in the way they collect and process data resulting from the explosive growth of Internet-connected devices. Yet for most operational technology (OT) professionals who have long been responsible for edge-based computing systems in their organisations, the evolution of the edge may seem like a moving target.

January 23, 2019
Edge Computing Meets 5G: Rethinking the Intelligent Supply Chain
By John Fryer, Manufacturing.net
In this Manufacturing.net byline, John Fryer explains how combining edge computing and 5G technologies can help companies to improve manufacturing efficiencies with integrated and intelligent supply chains.

January 22, 2019
In 2019, Tech Teams Will Tackle Practical Challenges to Realize Grand Ambitions
By John Fryer, VMblog
John Fryer, senior director of industry solutions at Stratus, shares some of his predictions for the year ahead in technology, emphasizing the need for IT/OT teamwork to help IoT and IIoT deployments reach their full potential, alongside improved cybersecurity features.

January 19, 2019
Handling ‘Zettabytes of Data’ at the Edge
By Nick Smith, Engineering & Technology
Nick Smith’s recent interview with Dave Laurello, CEO which tackles the world of Edge Computing. As devices become more and more connected are you ready for such an influx of data? Can you manage and analyse it securely and in real-time?

January 11, 2019
Pump Experts Weigh in on What to Expect in 2019
By Jason Andersen, Pumps & Systems
Jason Andersen, VP of business line management at Stratus, discusses trends in manufacturing hardware size, explaining that hardware will grow larger to accommodate virtualization or other data-intensive applications.

January 8, 2019
Reports of OT’s takeover by IT are greatly exaggerated
By Nick Peters, The Manufacturer
The increasing influence of IT in what were traditionally operational areas of manufacturing has led some to question whether the distinction between OT and IT no longer exists.

January 2, 2019
Where Do Digital Twins Fit In?
By Jason Andersen, Industry Week
In this Industry Week byline, Jason Andersen, VP of business line management at Stratus, discusses the benefits of digital twins for IoT implementations. Andersen explains that digital twin models enable companies to simulate processes, improve operations and train employees.

January 2, 2019
2019 Downstream Trends: A Look Back
By Matthew Veazey, Rigzone
In this Rigzone article, Stratus’ senior director of industry solutions, John Fryer, discusses predictions for oil and gas in 2019. More specifically, he offers commentary for organizations preparing to implement IIoT projects, offering the advice that these companies need the right combination of technology and skills to be successful.

January 2, 2019
Addressing Challenges in Process Automation and IIoT
By John Fryer, Automation.com
In this Automation.com article, Stratus’ senior director of industry solutions, John Fryer, outlines key questions for manufacturing professionals to consider when using IIoT and edge computing to automate manufacturing processes.