Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation , Keith D. Nosbusch will deliver a keynote presentation during the inaugural Internet of Things World Forum, a global event that unites thought leaders, business leaders and practitioners in business, industry, government and academia.
Hosted by Cisco and held October 29-31, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain, the Forum aims to create a collaborative framework that will accelerate the adoption and positive impact of the Internet of Things on the global economy, society and environment.
Nosbusch will articulate the Rockwell Automation vision – in collaboration with Cisco and others – to help its industrial customers lay a foundation for a secure, connected enterprise using standard Ethernet and Internet protocols to connect people, processes, data and things, and drive greater productivity and sustainable competitive differentiation.
According to Nosbusch, Rockwell Automation is dedicated to industrial automation and information, and has been at the forefront driving connected-enterprise strategies for more than a decade. As the industrial space continues to become a more pervasive element of the Internet of Things, the operational rewards of securely making the right information available at the right time within the enterprise are even greater. He adds that this seamless integration of the enterprise, supply chain and plant floor is becoming the next wave of competitive differentiation.
At the Forum, Rockwell Automation executives will lead discussions on several topics including: addressing network and physical security within Internet of Things environments; understanding the value of a secure, holistic, digital-communications fabric based on standard unmodified Internet Protocol via the Industrial IP Advantage partnership; building the Internet of Things business case; and transforming supply chains with the Internet of Things and big data.