The number of connected devices on the planet is approaching nearly 7 billion -- one for every man, woman and child, according to some estimates. Given the technology's ubiquity, it's no wonder manufacturers are harnessing it in the form of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology to gain unprecedented connectivity and real-time intelligence, both on the plant floor and along the supply chain. But not every manufacturer has the infrastructure, know-how or cash to take advantage of the power of M2M. That's where cloud M2M services come in.

Published Date: 
Fri, 10/25/2013
Publisher Source: 
TechTarget / SearchManufacturingERP