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SEP 2020: One Single Factor That Can Make or Break a Million-dollar Unmanned Factor

Unmanned systems not only effectively reduce labor demand, but more importantly, can significantly increase production capacity by cutting down on idle time in factories. When setting up unmanned logistics systems, the often-overlooked wireless network can actually make or break the project. Find out what pitfalls you need to look out for...

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SEP 2020: 2 Ways the IIoT Turns Data Into Gold for Manufacturing 

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, unmanned operations are fast becoming a necessity to ensure production continues and to stay competitive. While an unmanned operation is an obvious benefit of digitalization, it is not the only benefit. Find out how you can extract a wealth of data for valuable insights that can greatly improve your production efficiency...

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AUG 2020: What’s Next for IIoT Device Connectivity?

How you manage all your different network devices and how you keep your data safe matter even more than before. We share three expert tips you should keep in mind when selecting device connectivity solutions to meet the demanding requirements of your large-scale and highly distributed IIoT applications...

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JUL 2020: Close the Communication Gap Between Legacy Devices and Modern Systems

Smooth data communication between legacy devices and modern systems relies on protocol conversion. In this article, we identify three key criteria to help you choose a protocol gateway that offers the maximum benefit...

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JUN 2020: Leveraging Cellular IIoT Gateways in Water and Wastewater Monitoring

IIoT gateways with cellular connectivity are helping utility companies to better monitor and manage their facilities. We look at how a water and wastewater management company is leveraging cellular IIoT gateways to streamline its operations...

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MAY 2020: Expand Your Reliable Networks With Ease

Increasing a network's complexity to meet growing connectivity demands is not always necessary. The combined effort of configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting an expanded network can become an arduous task. Find out how you can reduce the hassles of configuration and maintenance...

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MAY 2020: Low-power Wireless IIoT Gateways Enable Solar Power Monitoring 

All Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications need to reliably transmit collected data from remote field sites to a public or private cloud server for analysis. After all, there is little value to data that sits in silos. In this article, we discuss how low-power wireless IIoT gateways are enabling residential solar-power facilities to reap the full benefits of the IIoT...

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APR 2020: Proactively Protect Your Industrial Networks 

Increased cybersecurity incidents are crippling critical infrastructure, harming businesses tremendously. Cybersecurity experts are proposing more proactive actions to protect industrial networks against cyberattacks. These actions can be realized by an industrial intrusion prevention system (IPS), which can effectively counteract intrusions and reduce their impact on industrial systems...

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APR 2020: Secure Cloud Services for Remote Machine Access

For many years, business owners have been able to access their networks and machines from remote sites. However, as businesses expand, ensuring efficient and cost-effective remote access can be an issue. Read on to discover how cloud-based services are helping overcome these issues and also offer new solutions that simplify remote maintenance for business owners...

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MAR 2020: Industrial Network Vulnerabilities You Need to Mitigate

In the current industrial networking climate, it is not only essential to have a full understanding of potential cybersecurity risks, but also to have robust strategies in place to mitigate these risks. In this article, the three main stages of cyberattacks will be considered, followed by the steps that can be taken to mitigate these risks in an efficient and timely manner...

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FEB 2020: TSN—The Future Is Now 

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) is set to become the next stage in the evolution of standard Ethernet technology by introducing deterministic data transmission, higher reliability, and enhanced security. While TSN is at the center stage of the future of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the question is when will this technology be ready to be implemented in real applications...

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JAN 2020: How Industrial Linux Enables Distributed IIoT Applications

Distributed applications are on the cutting edge of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and leverage edge computing to bring the benefits of the IIoT to remote regions. IIoT edge gateways with industrial Linux OS are helping overcome edge-computing challenges in these applications. However, choosing an industrial Linux distribution that matches your application requirements is a challenge. Read on to find out what to look for in an industrial Linux distribution for your IIoT gateways...

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JAN 2020: How TSN Is Revolutionizing Smart Manufacturing

In the future, smart manufacturing will use time-sensitive and autonomous end-to-end communication to intelligently connect people, things, and businesses in real time. Find out how Time-sensitive Networking (TSN) guarantees the flow of information in smart factories so that the right decisions and actions can be taken in time...

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