IT Channel Perspectives: The voice of the Schneider Electric partner community

Discussing industrial edge computing and the business opportunities for the channel, with Arrow Electronics

Episode Summary

Increased levels of automation, advanced robotics, AI and machine learning are driving a step-change within smart manufacturing. Recent research from Gartner shows that 79 zettabytes of data will be generated via the IoT 2025 and 75% of all enterprise data will be created and processed at the edge. With growing levels of complexity, today’s industrial applications demand secure, on-site computing systems that offer users high levels of security, low latency connectivity and, above all, resilience. These technologies are helping to increase productivity and performance, and using data to make informed, real-time operational decisions. In episode six of our IT Channel Perspectives podcast series, we are joined by Andy Smith, EMEA OT Partner Alliances at Arrow's intelligent solutions business and James Mealor, OT Channel Manager Europe, Schneider Electric to discuss the convergence of IT and OT, industrial edge computing and the acceleration of digital transformation within the industrial manufacturing sector. Key discussion points and takeaways from this podcast include; ● The business opportunities surrounding the convergence of IT in OT ● Why deploying secure infrastructure at the edge is essential for the future of industrial IoT applications ● The skills and technical expertise channel partners need to acquire to support end-users ● How Schneider Electric and Arrow Electronics Intelligent Solutions are working together to meet customer demands within the industrial space You can learn more about Arrow Intelligent Solutions at

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