The use of networks in manufacturing and food production environments is continually evolving. New services are using both wired and increasingly wireless networks as their method of connectivity. The core business reality is that if the network is not available or working at too slow a speed, then production services are affected or may even go offline. The effect on a business is immediate and can be costly. – Users expect always on!
Kedington have many years’ experience in this area and have gained a real understanding of the technology challenges that are faced by manufacturing and production IT professionals. The scale of production plants resulting in the distributed networks that need to be built is very different to office environments. Hostile environments such as ATEX rated zones and external WiFi networks for yards and shipping bays are just some of the challenges that we have overcome recently for our clients.
Our short video provides an insight into the evolving challenges for manufacturing and production networks.