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Omron and Cisco collaborate to enhance IoT security in manufacturing 10/06/2018
Omron and Cisco Systems have agreed to collaborate by integrating Cisco’s networking and security technology into Omron PLCs. Through this collaboration, the two companies will enhance the security of today’s increasingly intelligent manufacturing sites with IoT. Full Story...

Network convergence is key to IIoT success 05/02/2018
To reap the benefits of smart manufacturing relies on the networks which carry data. Scot Wlodarczak argues that this requires a great deal of thought to be given to how to converge all the plant networks into a single, deterministic one. Full Story...

Taking a collaborative approach to cyber security 28/04/2015
At the last Yokogawa user conference, Tyler Williams, manager PCD IT security for Shell Global Solutions, who is responsible for cyber security activities in automation and control system environments, explained the company’s cyber security journey. Suzanne Gill reports. Full Story...

Yokogawa and Cisco deliver cyber security solutions for Shell 17/02/2015
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced a collaboration with Cisco Systems to deliver Shell’s SecurePlant initiative.  Full Story...

Making the most of IoT 20/11/2014
At a recent automation conference in Ireland – organised by Hanley Automation – Rockwell Automation and Cisco jointly presented their manufacturing vision for the ‘connected enterprise’ and explained how they believe it will overcome many of today’s manufacturing challenges. Suzanne Gill reports. Full Story...

Internet network group grows 50%; interoperability test event planned in March 10/02/2009
Texas Instruments, National Instruments, Landis+Gyr join others in promoting use of Internet Protocol (IP) for sensor-equipped smart objects. The IP for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance has grown its membership by more than 50 per cent since its formation by 25 founding companies in September 2008, adding Texas Instruments, National Instruments, Landis+Gyr/Cellnet and 10 other new members. Full Story...

Webcasts: Networks, cultures converge; plant-floor networking; how to work with IT 25/06/2008
Based on knowledge of manufacturing and IT cultures, Rockwell Automation and Cisco are holding a series of educational seminars to help organisations implement change by establishing best practices between IT and manufacturing. Full Story...