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Cisco Case Study: Rio Grande Pacific Corporation

Digital Trends Take to the Tracks

Digital Trends Take to the Tracks

Company: Rio Grande Pacific Corporation
Industry: Transportation
Location: Texas, United States
Company size: 350 employees

Challenge

  • Legacy infrastructure had become hard to scale
  • IT lacked insight to improve operational efficiencies and customer experience

Solution

  • Implement a self-healing Cisco network to prevent service disruption
  • Build a foundation for Railroad Internet of Things with reliable industrial switches and routers
  • Protect different railroad zones against malware and intrusion with Cisco firewalls

Outcomes

  • Accelerate time-to-market for new network applications and services by 50 percent
  • Improve on-time arrivals to over 99 percent
  • Streamline asset tracking with automated complex-data processing
  • Steer real-time operational and safety decisions with increased data collection

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"With Cisco, today's railroad can run on complex analytics. It's a major breakthrough that's unlocked insights into what's happening on a second-by-second basis."

Jason Brown, CIO, RGPC.