Best IIoT platform developments of 2022

Posted by Community Contributor on Dec 19, 2022 2:58:35 PM

 

Our expert IIoT platform developers have had another productive year of making our SaaS suite, security and the platform it all lives on it's very best with impactful updates, patches, security changes and development. Here are a few of our favorite updates from 2022 - we hope you agree! Read More

Make air flow smart for efficient ops

Posted by Amy Thibault on Dec 6, 2022 11:00:00 AM

 

Compressed air is a key component of today’s factory production. Because massive, power-demanding compressors are required to keep this key resource flowing it is important for factories to carefully manage how they use it—and to prevent leaks that could waste significant amounts of power.

Take for example a plant that combines the stretch blow molding (SBM) process for making plastic bottles with bottling in a single location. This provides great efficiencies while demanding a lot of pneumatics, both for blowing/bottling and for operating valves and machinery.

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Good vibrations for packaging manufacturer uptime

Posted by Amy Thibault on Nov 29, 2022 11:45:00 AM

 

Over the past few years there has been an increase for packaging manufacturing all over the globe; many of us now order food to be delivered that comes in a special container to keep it warm (or cold). We order all sorts of things from Amazon, Lazada, Alibaba, or Otto; but it all comes in a special package to help it arrive safely in one piece, and the list goes on and on and continues to grow in popularity everyday.

But where does all that packaging come from to get us our goods in great condition without them looking like they were dragged through the mud?

This is where Packaging manufacturers come into the light; they create all the awesome packaging to be sure we get our orders in perfect condition; no matter what it is, or how far it traveled to get to us. These are the companies that make other companies shine since there is few other disappointments as receiving damaged goods as the end user/buyer.

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Find a secure home for your data

Posted by Amy Thibault on Nov 29, 2022 11:30:00 AM

 

You may be someone who already is aware that your data is best available to your employees on the cloud to continue to delivering stronger results. Everyone gets level-appropriate access during the day or at midnight, in the office or in Katmandu.

But with it that available, ‘How secure is it?’ you may want to know.

Instead of just saying, “Trust us,” we’ll share some of the extensive steps we take to make sure your data is very safe, both from intruders and from forces of nature. After all, we hold that data in trust for our customers and we don't take security lightly.

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Increase public safety with gas distribution control

Posted by Amy Thibault on Nov 22, 2022 11:45:00 AM

 

System-wide efficiency; instant response to incidents; boost public safety. Read More

Find the real value of your operations

Posted by Amy Thibault on Nov 15, 2022 11:15:00 AM

 

I'm betting it's safe to say you've had enough of the endless stream of singular reports piling on your desk! With a single report from one end of the operation paper clipped to another report from the middle, you’re constantly sorting everything manually, or hand-entering it into several separate databases. Maybe some of your reports are from yesterday and others are from last week. Maybe the databases are scattered on computers or servers in several locations.

How can you make good (or any) business decisions or locate issues when everything is scattered, missing, in the wrong pile, stapled to the wrong report or accidentally tossed out?

Without a unified report you may not be able to see how a small issue in one area can lead to a big need down the line—until it’s too late. You need a single source for sensor data up and down the line, as it happens?

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Increase industrial cybersecurity with two-factor authentication

Posted by Amy Thibault on Nov 8, 2022 11:37:00 AM

 

Unfortunately, data breach notifications are in the news cycle almost everyday now and are fiercely impacting every industry. When it’s someone else’s company; you may have a moment of empathy for all they're about to go through as people, a company and financially—but, it quickly becomes a major crisis when a security breach impacts your company, or you personally.

When that news comes out, the temptation is to think, “Hope that doesn’t happen to us.” Hope is nice, but action is always so much better. But before you act, you’re concerned that upping your security game will create two obstacles. One is that something like two-factor authentication (2FA) will be a pain to install and train on, and second is that it will make access harder for your own people. And a third question is, “Will doing all that actually help?”

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Gain greater control over your operations

Posted by Amy Thibault on Nov 1, 2022 11:45:00 AM

 

Purpose developed and built new features and tools bring a pile of benefits to customers utilizing Emerson's Zedi SaaS SCADA. We offer faster, more immediate ways of getting you your actionable data while helping you reduce unnecessary costs. Our experts work to solve your problems by developing tools that give your company more control over your operational assets.

Recognizing the importance of time, we've introduced new tools within the Zedi Cloud SCADA platform to help your operations become much more accessible than ever.

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Organize your data for stronger return

Posted by Amy Thibault on Oct 26, 2022 11:30:00 AM

 

 

Operational data can be very messy and often times lives in many different places: internal systems, spreadsheets, email messages, hand written notes, even mental notes, and more. You need a way to manage all this information so it's available to you and your authorized users at any time for any reason.

By pooling all your operations data together into a cloud-based platform and utilizing cloud applications, you can simplify and cut down on the number of systems you need to support your operations. We've all heard the saying 'sometimes more is less' right? It totally proves true when it comes to your operational data; simplify where it's all combined and stored to get the most from it all.

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Hassle-free access to data analytics

Posted by Amy Thibault on Oct 18, 2022 3:43:22 PM

 

You don't have to be a data analyst, automation expert, brain surgeon or even a rocket scientist to gain hassle-free access to your data analytics to increase your production, profits and sustainability. We've got the experts you need already in place and ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work for you today.

Our SaaS (Software as a Service) delivers the right analytics to all the right, authorized users to enable better business decisions across your organization. When you partner with Emerson we make sure you have a hassle-free experience, because we realize you have far more important tasks at hand than trying to juggle special projects along with your daily core focused activities.

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