Get a 360° view of your manufacturing floor in real time for proactive plant management with Cisco Manufacturing Solution enabled by Covacsis IPF™
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Knowing and controlling the micro economics of the production floor is increasingly becoming vital for manufacturing organizations. This requires mining locked knowledge which is deep inside the machines and equipments on the production floor.
The Covacsis Intelligent Plant FrameworkTM (IPF) provides a unique platform that let you have a complete 360o visibility of the manufacturing floor in real time. It helps you redefine the sustainable economics of the shop floor, for a variety of departments across the organization. With Covacsis IPF you will always be connected with your manufacturing floor, from any part of the world.
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|Financial Impact Analysis||
|Operator Performance Analytics||
|Interactive Data exploration||
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No additional capital investment:
Covacsis’ IPF can be installed on the existing infrastructure of a manufacturing plant and requires no additional capital expenditure on existing automation and its web based open source technology ensures low maintenance costs.
Off the shelf system - quick implementation:
Covacsis’ IPF can be implemented quickly on any manufacturing floor, even with intensive customization.
Provides complete 360o view of the shop floor:
Covacsis’ IPF ensures completeness of information from all the sections of the manufacturing floor, with minimal human intervention, ensuring easier access a complete 360o view of the manufacturing floor in real time through authentic and credible data.
Redefine floor economics:
It is imperative to understand costs at the most granular level to really understand state of the production floor. Covacsis’ IPF makes cost one of the most critical component of production floor metrics, hence providing thorough insights which helps redefine the floor economics.
Provides robust decision framework:
It has become an eminent necessity to take proactive rather than reactive response towards any event. Covacsis’ IPF provides the much required robust decision framework to all the manufacturers, which provides them real time 360o view of the manufacturing floor, enabling them to take the decisions in correct time.
Helps create capability building framework:
Covacsis’ IPF helps organizations create capabilities for the next generation manufacturing practices where the shop floor executive will be required to measure and control the financial performance of the plant. Covacsis’ IPF enables the shop floor executive to take informed and empowered decision.
The table below outlines the minimum system requirements for Covacsis IPF implementation at a typical manufacturing plant having up to 10 machines with 50 parameters each.
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For larger number of machines, an appropriate sizing exercise needs to be conducted. Contact your Cisco account team for guidance.
For ordering details, please consult the part numbers in Tables 4
Warranty and Support
The L-COVACSIS-2015= license will be supported directly by Covacsis. Covacsis will provide support, maintenance and warranty on Covacsis software through their AMC program. Customers are required to buy the AMC directly from Covacsis. Cisco shall not be responsible for support or maintainence of Covacsis software that is delivered as part of L-COVACSIS-2015= license.
Cisco servers and platforms are covered under their respective Warranty and Technical Support options. Refer to the product datasheet for details.
For More Information
Read more about the Cisco Covacsis Solution, or contact your local account representative.