Welcome to the Industrial Solutions Update from Rumsey Electric, your source for the latest solutions to optimize your plant operations. Each month we bring you a new solution, with products and services, to help improve your business, based on four key topics:
Maintenance & Support
Automation & Controls
Technology & Security
In this issue: Technology & Security: As the Internet of Things expands into the industrial space, it continues to open up opportunities for connectivity and data analysis in all areas of plant operation. Let Rumsey help you stay up to date with the latest innovations and ways you can protect your valuable information in this digital age.
IIoT & Real-Time Data Are Transforming Water Management
The water and waste water industry is a prime example of how IIoT technologies are making significant changes in areas where neither time nor money are plentiful. These implementations of technology have created big returns.
Ethernet-based communications have grown as more and more devices get connected, but how do you manage all of these devices on your plant floor? Let’s take a look at Network Management software. What is it? Why do you need it? What are the options on the market today?
Whether it’s remote access to production machinery, wireless access to pumping stations, or connecting plant-floor equipment to the IT infrastructure, greater connectivity can provide significant improvements in productivity and safety. But it also increases risks.
Having OT personnel integrated into an IT security operations center or security team and having IT personnel learn more about the industrial control system will ensure a better overall approach towards security. This requires breaking down barriers and realizing that the problem is about people, not technology. Here are four tips for a successful OT & IT security marriage.
3 Steps to Take Now: The Industrial Cyber Security “Short List”
This list is derived from multiple industrial standards, experts and governance bodies and is oriented toward proactive steps to take before an incident occurs. These steps are non-disruptive and will shorten your time-to-recovery and minimize the business impact of a cyber incident in the plant, regardless of your industry.
Take Control of your Data with ProSoft’s OPC UA-based Soltuion
What if you could tell ahead of time what’s in store for your production lines, energy usage, and more? With ProSoft’s module supporting OPC UA, EtherNet/IP™, and Modbus® TCP/IP, you can get your data where you need it and improve your bottom line.
Integrated Architecture On-Tour This one day Independent Study Training provides you the opportunity to try, test, and get hands-on with a wide variety of automation, control, and information solutions. As a student, you will have the option to try up to 6 labs from 16 options and workstations throughout the day. This will allow you to tailor your learning to networking, drive configuration, safety application development, integrated motion, distributed HMI development, and many more.
Five dates to choose from, click here to learn more.
2018 Automation Fair is coming to Philly! – Save the Date!
Every November thousands of experts, vendors and business owners from across the country come together to showcase the newest innovations in manufacturing at Automation Fair. Click here to learn more.
Essentials of Industrial Ethernet for an OT Professional
In this course, you will learn how to verify communications between devices, recognize data transmission types, and differentiate between OSI Model Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching functions. You will also identify the routing process, monitor a switch using Device Manager and CLI commands, and work with IOS configuration files.This course prepares you to more clearly understand key IT terms and concepts for communicating with other professionals on Connected Enterprise projects. Click here for more
Ethernet/IP Configuration and Troubleshooting
Technicians and engineers who must deploy and maintain Industrial Automation and Control System networks should attend this course to learn how to configure a Stratix switch, assign IP addresses and monitor switch performance and status. Click here to learn more.