The world’s manufacturing sectors continue to advance and morph at a dizzying rate. It goes without saying that manufacturing is more global than ever before. Virtually every major industrial enterprise from General Motors to Caterpillar to Samsung operates on a worldwide stage, with supply chains that crisscross time zones and continents. Manufacturing operations are broadly dispersed, as are relationships with suppliers and customers. But constant technology innovation is adding a new dimension to the global battleground: More manufacturers are tapping a new breed of network
architecture to gain a remarkable competitive advantage. In this white paper, Cisco explores how the industry is gearing up for the new Manufacturing Revolution.
Industrial Smart Solutions: Connecting the Factory to the Enterprise