Security at the Edge with Microsegmentation

  • by Courtney Schneider
  • Feature

The IIoT connects edge devices in OT networks directly to the Internet to enhance operational efficiencies. What confuses security designs for IIoT deployments is differing kinds of risk.

5G with an Edge: How factories of the future are staying ahead of the competition

  • by Jim Kilmer
  • Opinion

By Jim Kilmer
Combining 5G and edge computing can give manufacturers more from their technology—simply put, better factories and better products

Overcoming the Challenges and Taking Advantage of Hybrid Cloud Environments

  • by Neil Miles
  • Opinion

By Neil Miles
Whether it’s increased flexibility, scalability or cost efficiency - the advantages of a hybrid cloud approach are many. However, companies can only benefit from a truly hybrid IT approach, if they prepare for the inherent complexity.

Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announces Contilio as winner of Smart Construction Challenge

  • News

As the winner, Contilio was awarded €25,000 and the opportunity to deliver a live proof of concept (POC) at the TÜV SÜD International Business Park in Singapore.

Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency

  • Case Study

Madison-Kipp Corporation (MKC), based in Madison, Wisconsin, makes precision machined aluminum die castings and subassemblies for the transportation, lawn & garden, and industrial markets. When it wanted to bring down costs and raise efficiency, MKC implemented Ignition by Inductive Automation

Manufacturers sensor-ing an opportunity

  • by Mark Howard
  • News

The automotive sensor market saw the highest growth in 2018, and the Research and Markets predicts the automotive sector will continue to dominate the sensor market until 2029. So, what can the wider manufacturing industry learn from this?

Taking a Grounded, Integrated Approach Through the Industry 4.0 Hype

  • by Sean Robinson
  • Opinion

Talk of Industry 4.0 has been useful in helping businesses understand the value of industrial automation and connectivity. This article explains why it’s not only vital to work with a systems integrator to get the most from industrial connectivity, but to also take a grounded approach.

4 Ways to Tackle Cybersecurity at the Industrial Edge

  • Feature

By John Fryer, Stratus Technologies To protect their networks and data, companies utilizing edge technology need to make sure that they are addressing cybersecurity threats on the edge. To develop the best edge security strategy for their specific operations, companies need to take into account the below best practices prior to implementation.

Opto 22 releases white paper on Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers

  • News

The white paper focuses on three main communication challenges: complexity, security, and expense. IIoT and other data-intensive automation applications typically require many steps and a lot of middleware: hardware, drivers, parsers, and custom software.

Siemens and SAS partner to deliver AI-embedded IoT analytics for edge and cloud

  • News

Siemens and SAS will collaborate to engage with new and existing customers and, beginning with streaming analytics, enable near-real-time embedded AI for IoT devices at the edge. The partners expect the solutions to be generally available later this year.