Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics

UniCloud began connecting to Unitronics’ controllers; now any device with Modbus communication can use the cloud quickly, easily and securely, the company said. Courtesy: Unitronics, New Products for Engineers Database
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing November 10, 2021

No-code cloud offers safe, secure IIoT

Machine builders and other automation users can make no-code, secure cloud connections and embed Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) capabilities into applications that support Modbus communication protocol, including sensors, smart meters, extended input/output (I/O) devices.

By Unitronics
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing October 10, 2021

Overcoming edge computing adoption barriers

Processing data within the cloud comes with challenges in latency and cost. Adopting edge computing to complement the cloud can help manufacturers overcome these barriers.

By Martin Thunman
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing May 7, 2021

Securing cloud data is a challenge for many companies

A survey finds that while companies recognize the importance of the cloud, more than half find it difficult to secure data stored in the public cloud.

By NordVPN Teams
Courtesy: Northeast Automation
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing April 19, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles April 12-18, 2021

Articles about edge computing, industrial Ethernet problems, plant energy efficiency, Engineers' Choice winners and Hannover Messe updates were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 12-18, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics March 10, 2021

Cloud manufacturing software improves communication, productivity

Cloud manufacturing software can help streamline disparate systems and help improve communication and productivity for manufacturers.

By Cara Winther
Aveva Teamwork enables industrial organizations to implement skills development, knowledge sharing, and collaboration management across their enterprise from the cloud. Whether providing training videos, digital logbook or answering a call for help, Aveva Teamwork solves many of the challenges with traditional training and knowledge retention industrial organizations experience. Aveva pushes to provide a complete edge-to-enterprise solution architecture for complex industrial and infrastructure monitoring and control. Courtesy: Aveva
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing March 5, 2021

New edge devices and automation benefits

Build smarter end-to-end automation systems with edge technologies. See three ways to prepare automation for edge success and case study that resulted in a 5% increase in yield.

By Rashesh Mody
Courtesy: Idec Corporation
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing March 3, 2021

Expanding edge control

Edge control can take many forms to access stranded data, with modern programmable logic controllers (PLCs) often the preferred alternative.

By Don Pham
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics June 9, 2020

Executive Brand Video Series—Learn How Thought Leaders at Oracle NetSuite are Responding to COVID-19

Gavin Davidson, ERP Product Management Group at Oracle NetSuite, discusses how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gavin Davidson
Courtesy: MartinCSI
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing April 2, 2020

Edge computing terms and skills

Six edge computing questions to ask about data collection, networking and control systems.

By Nate Kay, P.E.
Courtesy: Seeq
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics March 11, 2020

Cloud-based analytics for manufacturing

Industrial organizations already are realizing the benefits of cloud computing for IT and business workloads, providing a path to manufacturing deployments.

By Megan Buntain