How to Progress into the IIoT Without Massive Downtime
Updated: Feb 6
The accepted practice of converging Operation Technology (OT) with Information Technology (IT) systems to bring manufacturing facilities into the new age of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has fundamental burdens. Not only does this arduous method create problems by taking processes off-line, but it has inherent security flaws. An MES gateway appliance addresses both these issues by taking them off the table entirely.
An MES gateway appliance separates rather than converges the two systems. A legitimate MES gateway appliance translates, rather than transfers, production line data for secure and reliable exchange with IT databases.
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