Server Virtualization

Five IT/OT Essentials for Control Systems Projects with Cloud and Edge Computing

By | Blog / Post, Cost of Downtime, Edge Computing, IIoT

When developing complex digital strategies to achieve successful IoT initiatives and control system projects, the convergence of OT and IT processes is essential. To align OT and IT processes and reduce risks for more effective industrial computer projects, some factors should be considered.

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IIoT Technologies

Asset Performance is Key for the Future of Food Industry

By | Blog / Post, Food & Bev Select, IIoT

Downtime disrupts the supply chain on the front and back end of the food and beverage industry. Behind the curtain; profits and compliance are at risk when the production floor grinds to a halt. Safety also becomes a concern since injuries often occur when equipment is down, plant managers have limited visibility or systems are in maintenance mode.

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Industrial Automation

Emerging Manufacturing Technologies Demand Modernization

By | Blog / Post, IIoT, Industrial Automation

Manufacturers leaning on outdated, stacked systems could very well find themselves left behind if they don’t modernize in order to keep pace with the explosive IoT. Gartner predicts that by 2020 the number of IoT devices will reach an astounding 50 billion. The need to maintain a system with zero downtime will continue to rise as the the existing network of physical devices grows.

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