More and more, Digital Transformation, or DX, is becoming a necessity for business operations. Its impact is particularly felt when automation systems and plant assets become a part of the initiatives. For these systems, it is Edge Computing that bridges the gap between sensor-enabled assets and cloud-based analytics.
While automation is accelerating business intelligence across industries, many industrial operators lack the staff and experience to pilot new automation projects, relying instead on system integrators. By developing core competencies in emerging technologies like edge computing, system integrators can position themselves as trusted partners and drivers of innovation.
To design, build, and maintain a more operationally simple performance and a secure computing architecture, one must understand application-architecture relations. Continue reading to see examples of and the strengths and challenges and within 4 application-architectures.
Falmouth, MA, like many smaller communities, faced specific challenges when confronting the need to modernize the town’s water system. Learn how they evaluated which combination of technologies would create the results they needed.
Manufacturing and SCADA systems demand always-on secure reliability. To address this along with other possible shortcomings, purpose-built computing platforms combined with thin client software technologies are required for the most critical SCADA and other applications.
Madhu Mathiyalagan, Principal Product Manager at Stratus Technologies, talks about important issues facing women in the workplace, growing up in India, and what it’s like to be a woman in the engineering field.
The convergence of IT and OT in the industrial world has been a topic of discussion for years. With the increasing need to drive business efficiency through the adoption of new technologies and concepts such as the Industrial Internet of Things and the cloud, bringing previously disparate IT and OT together is a necessity. It’s also a challenge.