Networking, through mission-critical, is the unsung hero of our digital future. Up to now, networking, or more broadly, connectivity, has lived in the shadow of transformative digital enterprise technologies such as cloud, in-memory computing, cognitive, and digital reality.
A gloomy economic report forecasts diminished automotive tool spending and shop closures. The overriding concern of the moment, however, is the COVID-19 pandemic, which has temporarily shuttered some North American auto plants and thrown the economy into turmoil.
In a data-driven manufacturing environment, how to develop a secure, distributed automation architecture? The balance control between fog computing and cloud computing will help the Industrial Internet of Things to realize its full potential.