Thomas Burke

Thomas Burke, global strategic advisor, CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA)

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Ethernet November 6, 2022

Ethernet reliability in the age of IIoT, digital transformation

Improving Ethernet technology can enable the better coordination of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) communications and improve reliability.

By Thomas Burke
Ethernet September 9, 2022

Industrial Ethernet’s value for communications

Picking the right industrial Ethernet protocol for communications can give vendors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and system integrators an advantage.

By Thomas Burke
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DCS, SCADA, Controllers August 25, 2022

Top 10 modern SCADA system features

A modern supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system should be designed to help manufacturers take advantage of digital transformation and should run on modern technology.

By Thomas Burke
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Ethernet August 11, 2022

Internet protocols are the new frontier for Ethernet

IoT communication protocols provide users with enhanced security and efficiency and can help bring the worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) together.

By Thomas Burke
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Control Systems April 20, 2022

Improving sustainability with your communications network

Selecting the right network technology is a key step in enhancing sustainability in manufacturing.

By Thomas Burke
Courtesy: Russelectric, New Products for Engineers Database
DCS, SCADA, Controllers February 18, 2022

Four reasons why manufacturers should upgrade their SCADA systems

Engineers should take another look at their supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to see how much more modern systems are able to help organizations achieve their Industry 4.0 goals.

By Thomas Burke
Through TSN capabilities, robots are working on a project.
Ethernet November 5, 2021

TSN becoming a must-have for manufacturers

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) is shaping the future of industrial network technology through convergence, process transparency and next-level communications.

By Thomas Burke
Courtesy: CC-Link
Other Networks September 15, 2021

Digital manufacturing needs TSN

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) can help reshape industrial communications and factory operations and futureproof digital manufacturing.

By Thomas Burke
Courtesy: CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA)
Other Networks June 18, 2021

Why TSN will soon be a must-have for competitive manufacturing

Advanced industrial networks that incorporate time-sensitive networking (TSN) can benefit from high-speed, reliable communications for smart manufacturing applications.

By Thomas Burke
Courtesy: CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA)
Ethernet May 24, 2021

Expanding the horizons of TSN technology

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) has become a must-have for factories looking to the future and can help merge information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT).

By Thomas Burke
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