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Current state of IT & OT convergence revealed

A new report produced in partnership by NetApp and The Manufacturer shows the gap between IT and OT in manufacturing could slow digital transformation. Successful convergence of these teams is vital.

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Smart manufacturing: What makes a factory smart?

Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and interoperable systems empower machinery to anticipate its own needs. These systems are far easier to monitor—giving you greater responsiveness, improved productivity, deeper analytics, and safer plant floors. But first, you’ll need the digital infrastructure that can make it all happen.

Gartner, 2021 "6 Key Actions for a Successful Smart Manufacturing Strategy"
KPMG, 2021 "2020 CIO Survey: Industrial Manufacturing industry insights"

Manufacturing companies trust NetApp to drive innovation with the data fabric.

    • 84%
    • Companies that expect smart manufacturing to increase their competitiveness 1

    • 61%
    • Industry leaders who say that improved data practices have increased their agility 2

    • #1
    • Priority of “improving operational efficiency” among manufacturing CIOs 3

Greater visibility for greater control

Being able to see your entire supply chain prevents delays. NetApp can help you connect the dots, monitoring your supply chain status and operations in real time.

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Lean manufacturing needs lean data capabilities

With strong competition and rapid buying cycles, it’s hard to understand your bottlenecks. But NetApp® solutions can help you deploy in-depth analytics at speed to avoid supply chain interruptions and boost operational efficiency.

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The best quality for your quantity

As product and process complexity increase, QA processes must evolve in parallel. NetApp solutions can boost data handling for faster defect detection and smarter product management—from initial to final distribution.

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AI value fresh off the production line

From supply chains to factory floors, AI is revolutionizing every step of the Industry 4.0 manufacturing cycle—all you need is the right infrastructure to enable it. NetApp helps you forge data pipelines with that can handle the most demanding workloads without missing a data point and increased data accessibility.

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