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Building Tomorrow's Networks

Posted December 10, 2015 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The Industrial Internet of Things has triggered a seismic shift in the structure of information, communication, and automation technologies on the shop floor. To successfully make this transition, manufacturers must interlock their processes horizontally and vertically, optimally coupling their IT and production systems. Industrial Automation Asia offers a roadmap for upgrading manufacturing networks, highlighting the key points plant managers should keep in mind when planning, building, and maintaining a future-proof industrial network. These include the importance of ensuring network transparency and security and achieving a holistic perspective when selecting components.


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