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Internet of Things Case Study: Rio Grande Pacific Corporation

Digital Trends Take to the Tracks

Rio Grande Pacific Corporation Increased operation efficiencies, raised IT’s productivity and provided a better customer on-time experience with Cisco IoT Networking Solution.

Summary

Challenges

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

Solutions

  • Cisco Industrial Ethernet 4000 and 5000 Series Switches Cisco 4321 Integrated Services Router 
  • Cisco 829 Industrial Integrated Services Router 
  • Cisco ASA 5505 and 5510 Adaptive Security Appliances

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

What they're saying

"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.

Who is Rio Grande Pacific Corporation?

Industry: Transportations
Location: Texas
Population: 300 employees