Aluminium Smelter Benefits From New Approach to Networking

Emirates Aluminium Company wants to improve plant efficiency, achieve lower cost of ownership and meet demanding green-field project timescales. EMAL knew that the traditional approach to manufacturing plant networking would not deliver the truly integrated, but discrete, model that the company needed. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco and Rockwell Automation Ethernet-to-the-Factory, Cisco Advanced Services and Cisco unified communications. Taking an architectural approach is enabling EMAL to significantly improve plant efficiency. The results of deploying Cisco were optimized plant production, reduced capital and operational costs and increased business agility.

Provided by: Cisco Topic: Networking Date Added: Jun 2011 Format: PDF

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