A combination of information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) cybersecurity expertise is required to manage the influx of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and increased IT/OT integration.
FDT Group announced the release of its updated developer tools, known as Common Components, which are designed to enhance interoperability while accelerating time to market.
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A system integrator deployed a Profinet industrial Ethernet network and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) for a food supplier looking to expand its facility. The integrator used the Ethernet network to improve communications and optimize operational efficiency for $125,000 in annual energy savings.
Frost & Sullivan's survey finds vendors with Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for their wireless gas detectors will find greater growth opportunities.
Open industrial networks are fundamental components of the Smart Factory and Industrie 4.0 will play a key role in the factory of the future.
FDT 2.0 technology, which enables enterprise-wide client/server integration and application of fieldbuses and devices, has been approved by the International Society of Automation (ISA) for the American market.
Webcast presenters Sam Elsner and Philip Bard answered questions about topics such as data acquisition reliability, communication layers and cybersecurity, and more.
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Industrial network stacks and other industrial connectivity software work to enhance connectivity among devices and systems. OPC UA, MTConnect, EtherNet/IP, and CC-Link are among software that organizations provide. Middleware also provides connectivity between the plant floor and other systems.