The Network Drives the Connected Value Chain

Market conditions in today's economy are changing at an unprecedented rate for manufacturers. Companies of all sizes now contend with increased global competition, faster product cycles, rapid changes in demand, and reduced access to capital. To address these trends successfully, you need solutions that intelligently connect all parts of the value chain so that you can share information with every department, employee, partner, and customer quickly and easily.

Cisco Smart+Connected Manufacturing solutions fundamentally change the competitive landscape for manufacturers by providing:

  • Intelligent, timely information and collaboration capabilities in context
  • Continuous innovation
  • A differentiated customer experience
  • Supply chain agility
  • Operational excellence

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Removing Manufacturing Borders

Cisco Borderless Networks help manufacturers be more responsive and customer-focused.

Solutions Portfolios

Mfg Markets

Operations Excellence
Securely extend access, visibility, and data integration across your entire supply chain.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain Agility
Gain increased visibility across your supply chain to help make informed business decisions.

Continuous Innovation

Connect and collaborate with suppliers, partners, and customers to meet market demands and improve project success.

Customer Intimacy

Customer Intimacy
Provide consistent and superior service by improving responsiveness to customer orders, issues, and requests.


Featured Content

General Motors Improves ROI
Learn how General Motors standardized its global manufacturing operations to achieve 166 percent return on investment.

Remote Access Demonstration
Learn how Remote Access enables faster resolution of plant floor issues. (Video - 4:46 min)

Thrive in Today's Market
Five essential strategies for manufacturers to survive and thrive in difficult environments. (PDF - 155 KB)

Manufacturing in Motion
Unlock the transformative power of collaboration by connecting workspaces with high-performance wireless networks.

Joint Cisco/Rockwell Webcast
Gain efficiences on the factory floor. Learn IT best practices for manufacturing.

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