Manufacturing and Process Management

The Cisco Connected Factory: Powering a Renaissance in Manufacturing

Provided by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Category Manufacturing and Process Management

Type White Paper

Length 9

Publish Date August 22 2014

Date posted April 29 2016


For years, traditional factories have been operating at a disadvantage, impeded by production environments that are “disconnected” from corporate business systems, supply chains, customers and partners. To get ahead, modern manufacturers are adopting new plant architectures that enable a portfolio of enhanced and new capabilities. These include plant network topologies that converge factory-based operational technologies (OT) with global IT networks, increasing visibility and intelligence within operations and across the global supply chain. This white paper from Cisco looks at how creating a “connected” factory can help the business. 

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