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Unlock the future of manufacturing

Enable smarter manufacturing with an intelligent data infrastructure that lets you innovate more efficiently and sustainably, opens the door to emerging technologies, and allows new product and engineering approaches.

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.

Epicor, 2023 "13 Takeaways: “Voice of the Manufacturing Manager” Report on Technology, Strategy, Hiring, and More", 2022 "The future of manufacturing is powered by data and analytics. Here's why", 2024 "How manufacturing’s Lighthouses are capturing the full value of AI"

Smart manufacturing: Advancing your business outcomes



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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.

supply chain optimization

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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Your industry is our accolade.

We’re one of only three Microsoft partners recognized for innovations in manufacturing.

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