White Papers

White Paper: Preventing Cyber Attacks in Industrial Manufacturing

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With increasingly interconnected systems and exponentially growing quantities of data, industrial operations must consider not if a cyber attack will occur, but how to respond when it does.

White Paper: RelaxC Controller Improves and Maintains Process Control

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This next-generation process controller is a real alternative to the complexity and difficulty of tuning conventional controllers.

Maximizing Gearmotor Speed Range

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In this white paper, you’ll learn why it can be a good idea to push gearmotors beyond 60Hz. You will also learn how to break the 60Hz barrier safely and effectively. Finally, we’ll walk through a common example that will show you how to select the proper gearmotor for a wide speed range.

White Paper: OT/IT Convergence by Data

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In the past few years, the convergence of OT and IT has moved from curiosity to necessity in just about every industrial sector. Demands for improved efficiency brought on by the possibilities of Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 are compelling management to find better ways to extract value from OT data.

White Paper: Industry's First Digital Twin Readiness Guide

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This Readiness Guide provides the foundation, the necessary steps, and the path for each utility to achieve those essential insights that lead to an efficient and optimized utility.

White Paper: The How and Why of Operational Network Standardization

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This white paper covers the criteria to make an informed decision and shows how Cisco helped one manufacturer standardize its operational network in factories across the globe.

White Paper: Building a Data-Driven Culture for Smart Manufacturing

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This report examines the importance of data to the digital transformation of manufacturing and the ways the right tools and a data-driven culture can enable predictive maintenance.

Automation Salary Survey 2020-21

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This Automation.com 2020-2021 Automation Salary Survey report will explicate data collected in mid-2021 about the salaries and work lives of automation professionals across the globe in various industries and stages of their careers.

White Paper: Getting Your TSN Product to Market

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Created for automation vendors, “Getting your TSN product to market” provides a practical insight on how to implement the technology and the importance of conformance testing for TSN products.

Supply Chain Disruptions Affect Viability of U.S. Manufacturing Sector

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This white paper illustrates the supply chain disruptions that are lowering the competitiveness of our combined industries and hindering our members’ U.S. manufacturing capabilities.