OMAC has recently entered into a close cooperation with the OPC Foundation. Based on OPC UA communication, this will enable seamless communication and a uniform look and feel across multi-vendor packaging lines. Even though starting out with standardizing packaging, the new approach is of great relevance throughout the entire manufacturing industry.
After examining the history of Cloud Computing in Part 1 of our terminology-series, this Part 2 will translate the three very fundamental Cloud Computing Services – IaaS, PaaS and SaaS – into management language. Besides looking at the basic concept, we will outline the potential benefits of these Cloud Services for the future of industrial manufacturing.