For all the enthusiastic evaluations of the Industrial Internet of Things coming from high-tech analysts, manufacturers seem to be only tentatively embracing the concept of a universal operating platform: according to Cisco, the architect and developer of network programming and devices, 92% a 64 million manufacturing machines in operation worldwide are not connected to any network. The IIoT, you may recall, is the virtual network established by tying together individual sensors, connective ...

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