Industrial Networking Product Focus Study March 2004
Among those specifying, recommending, and/or buying industrial network products, 75% do so for in-plant requirements and 44% buy for OEM needs.
Fifty-seven percent of those surveyed say engineering personnel are included on the crossfunctional teams. Thirty-four percent of those specifying, recommending, and/or buying industrial network products say cross-functional teams are not employed. This suggests control engineers are unilaterally making buying decisions in many cases.
ct to save $62,912. One to two years is the most common timeframe given for industrial products to generate savings.
Rockwell Automation and Belden Wire & Cable top the list of industrial networking vendors purchased from in the past 12 months.
Industrial Networking Product Focus Study