John Boyd


Ethernet December 2, 2014

Managing CIP connections

Properly managing your control system CIP connections can help avoid confusion and other complications within a process automation project.

By John Boyd
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 26, 2014

Choosing to virtualize your control systems

As we review our current facility control systems status we contemplate whether virtualizing part of or all of our control server/workstation environment is possible.

By John Boyd
Info Management October 28, 2013

What is FactoryTalk?

This platform turns up in many places, and can do many things, but there aren’t many that really understand it. Here is a quick guide to explain the basics.

By John Boyd
Info Management May 20, 2013

Should you be an early adopter of Microsoft Server 2012 for today’s control systems?

You might get ahead of your control system software suppliers, but you can probably install the most up-to-date operating systems now and get the maximum lifespan.

By John Boyd