Factory Network

Manage Manufacturing Complexity

Cisco and AeroScout help Stanley Black and Decker optimize production and cut costs.

Manage Manufacturing Complexity

With Factory Network, industrial companies can build one common, converged, and rugged plant-to-business network. This way, you can:

  • Connect factory automation and control systems to IT systems with standards-based IP-networking
  • Improve operational efficiency and cut costs with highly secure remote access
  • Speed response time to issues on the plant floor
  • Mitigate risks by improving network uptime and equipment availability
  • Protect critical manufacturing assets with industry-leading security features

These benefits will help you make more strategic business decisions backed by real-time data from the plant floor.

Cisco can help you realize these benefits through:

  • Industry-leading enterprise networking solutions delivered across industrial platforms
  • Scalable, highly secure, real-time performance predictability and remote access
  • Full lifecycle of services to optimize network performance and simplify and automate operations
  • Expertise based on Cisco and Rockwell Automation's Converged Plantwide Ethernet validated architecture
  • Access to the Cisco partner ecosystem including Rockwell Automation, Honeywell, and Emerson