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Sponsor Profile 35 Connected Factory Solutions for Industrie 4.0 Cisco delivers the foundational elements for manufacturers to improve business operations through Industrie 4.0, all while securing production integrity, and protecting intellectual property from the factory to the enterprise and beyond. INDUSTRIE 4.0 OFFERS GREAT promise for manufacturers to optimize business operations. This can include improved equipment availability, enhanced productivity, better quality, lower costs, and enhanced innovation. The key to any successful Industrie 4.0 project lies in the factory data. Without data, securely extracted from a myriad of sources, delivered to the right application, at the right time - little optimization can happen. There is a considerable amount of useful data trapped within plant floor equipment, which includes run-time, equipment condition, performance, and quality data. Manufacturers need seamless access to this data to make better decisions in their plants. The network is the digital factory core that securely manages data to make I4.0 possible. Cisco delivers on ALL the cornerstones of Industrie 4.0 within the factory network: Simplicity Simple network management tools for a more resilient, reliable network. More than just Information Technology solutions, Cisco provides tools for operations personnel to manage and troubleshoot factory networks efficiently. Interoperability Flattening of the industrial network to reduce complexity and cost. Using a single network based on standard industrial Ethernet, Cisco supports the top industrial protocols (Ethernet IP, Profinet, CC-Link) - across any transport; wired, wireless or cellular. Intelligence IoT data transformation via distributed intelligence industrial ethernet book 04.2018 for timely action and relevant insight. Solutions like Cisco Kinetic are driving real business value from all of your factory IoT data by extracting, computing, and moving data from your connected things to various applications to derive maximum business benefit. Rapid, autonomous action is possible with secure, distributed intelligence from the edge to cloud. Network Automation Factories are automated, but are the factory networks? Plug and play network deployment in Cisco’s Industrial Network Director software allows for automatic deployment of new network hardware with consistent settings for performance, and security for rapid commissioning on new equipment, and rapid replacement in the event of a failure to streamline processes and drive productivity. Security The past year has shown that manufacturers are a critical focus area for cyber-attack. Cisco security solutions are unmatched in providing the visibility and control manufacturers need to reduce risk, protect IP and ensure production integrity. Cisco offers a broad range of security solutions from the enterprise to the factory and can help manufacturers reduce the number of security vendors to provide tested, compatible security solutions deployed from factory to enterprise. Why Cisco? Cisco is the market leader in networking. Cisco provides a secure, integrated platform enabling security, endpoint connectivity, data collection, data movement, and enterprise visibility. By bringing together all these capabilities, Cisco helps manufacturing companies focus their resources on creating business value, not integrating disparate and best of breed solutions. Cisco Systems, Inc. Phone: +1 800 553 6387   +1 408 526 4000 cisco.com/go/manufacturing cisco.com/go/energy


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