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CSX Transportation Improves Uptime with Lower Costs Using IIoT

Emerging technologies – especially IIoT and analytics – have opened an opportunity for near-zero unplanned downtime while improving asset longevity and costs.  Bill Larson, Director, Process Improvement, CSX Transportation, presented “On Track Work Equipment EAM Wireless Sensor – PM Integration” at the Forum by ARC Advisory Group earlier this year.  As a major railroad, CSX provides […]

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IoT in Oil and Gas in Houston – September 14th and 15th

For anyone following the industrial-iot.com website they will know that we have been beating a loud and somewhat consistent drum about the real business value that we believe IIoT-enabled solutions can provide companies operating in the oil & gas industry – upstream, midstream and downstream. We also make every effort to make operators and end […]

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Platforms are Important, but Apps Generate the True IIoT Value Proposition

Recent ARC IIoT blogs have highlighted the numerous changes coming to the industrial network edge as a result of the advent of the industrial internet. The Industrial Network Gateways: Beacons into the Future of the Industrial Network Edge blog underlined the functional migration of infrastructure products from simple protocol conversion to sensor-to-cloud integration, while The […]

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Industrial Network Gateways: Beacons into the Future of the Industrial Network Edge

Industrial network gateways have rarely been a primary purchase consideration for OEMs or end users scoping out automation projects. Relied upon to bridge disparate network environments, or to bring legacy equipment into automation or enterprise architectures, gateways are often an afterthought in the quest to integrate operations in pursuit of business benefits. But today’s gateways, […]

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Partnerships take IIoT solutions to the next level

As the IIoT segment matures, it can be instructive to note where companies choose to work together, and where they choose to compete.  In a space characterized by complexity in two dimensions: a wide variety of opportunities or business problems to be addressed, and a (typically multi-vendor) technology stack, it’s not surprising that companies will […]

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