|Productivity||Pressure from customers and the business to increase productivity and output|
|Costs||Unplanned downtime is very expensive to the business|
|Flexibility||Wide and varied mix of different production line machinery means management of a wide variety of protocols and data formats|
Create a single view of multiple plants and compare performance (OEE) across regions
Query and cross-reference sensor data with other MES and ERP systems to identify where process improvements can be made
Sensor data is automatically visualized through Azure IoT with easy to build and highly configurable dashboards
To help partners align their IoT and Analytics capabalities with the appropriate solution path for success, Tech Data uses the following guide:
=solution track for this solution
Starter Fundamental technology knowledge and basic industry acumen is required for selling this solution. Starter solutions do not require extensive integration or customization.
Transformer Transformer solutions require an intermediate level of IoT and Analytics integration and customization for deployment. Solution providers should be versed in the industry per the identified solution use case.
Accelerator Accelerator solutions are best suited for solution providers who have an existing IoT repeatable offer and/or a mature knowledge of IoT and Analytics technologies. Solutions for this badge require niche selling experience with industry expertise.
ActionPoint IoT-PREDICT securely gathers extensive real-time data from the production floor to help manufacturers reduce downtime, improve overall equipment effectiveness and deliver cost savings. It uses smart sensors to gather vibration, temperature and power consumption data from the production line to troubleshoot production problems, enable predictive maintenance scheduling, and reduce production downtime. IoT-PREDICT is a plug-and-play, infinitely scalable, end-to-end, industrial-grade machine monitoring solution that delivers on the promise of IoT for smart manufacturing.