Discover how to bring IT & operations together to make wireless work on the factory floor.
A secure Wi-Fi network helped this automotive company better analyze data—and save $1M in one year.
Manage all the materials, people, and products you depend on across the supply chain and in your plant.
Cisco Connected Factory Wireless offers flexible, plantwide communications between things, machines, databases, and people on the plant floor. Creating a secure, unified, easy-to-manage industrial-wireless network cuts costs while increasing productivity and output.
Factory Wireless builds on the joint Cisco and Rockwell Automation architecture, known as Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE), as well as our networking expertise with industrial Ethernet wired and wireless technologies. Factory Wireless improves a wide range of operations, including asset tracking, visibility of automation controls, wireless tooling, and pervasive mobile communications and video. This rugged industrial-wireless solution includes a helpful design guide that brings together wireless best-practice designs and tested, validated architectures that integrate both IT and operational technology (OT) perspectives.
Take full advantage of leading industrial-wireless capabilities from Cisco not only for IT, but also for industrial applications. Factory Wireless offers:
Reliability: Demonstrated reliability in industrial control-system environments and for ultralow-latency motion-control applications.
Scalability: Cisco Wireless controllers offer robust scalability, which significantly lowers operating expenses by providing the visibility and control needed to manage thousands of wireless points from a single location.
Security: Get wired-to-wireless access controls and the additional end-to-end defense benefits of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) with a Cisco wireless environment.
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