NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced the launch of Smart Factory Fabric, a pre-configured suite of cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications designed to accelerate smart factory transformations for companies with manufacturing operations. Powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT, Deloitte designed and built a suite of cloud applications and integrated services to deliver smart factory capabilities to industrial enterprises. The Smart Factory Fabric suite of services helps companies improve their operational performance and reduce costs by increasing visibility, optimizing production, improving quality, and minimizing unplanned downtime associated with running a smart factory.
Smart Factory Fabric is designed for companies with manufacturing operations; sample industry sectors include: aerospace and defense; industrial products; pharmaceutical and medical devices; automotive; government; high tech; oil, gas and chemicals; and power and utilities.
"For companies with complex manufacturing operations, implementing a smart factory solution at industrial scale can be daunting, but imperative for those who wish to remain competitive today. That's why we've worked with AWS on a smart factory offering," said Andy Daecher, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and Deloitte Digital IoT U.S. practice lead. "Smart Factory Fabric pairs Deloitte's experience in business strategy, operations, industrial products, and technology engineering with AWS cloud and IoT services, including its global reach, to deliver a scalable, configurable smart factory that's tailored to a manufacturer's unique needs."
"Services like AWS IoT Greengrass, AWS IoT Analytics, and AWS IoT Events are designed to offer increased machine connectivity, real-time streaming data ingestion, and analytics to drive automation throughout the shop floor. This will advance manufacturing operations and fulfill a vision of a truly integrated, digital smart factory," said Dirk Didascalou, vice president, AWS IoT, Amazon Web Services, Inc. "We are delighted to be working with Deloitte to focus on optimizing our customers' factory operations and the infrastructure needed to make it happen."
Smart Factory Fabric capabilities and potential benefits include:
"At Spirit AeroSystems, we are always looking for and developing ways to make our manufacturing operations more efficient, so we can focus on delivering the most innovative aerostructures to some of the world's largest commercial and defense OEMs," said Terry George, Spirit Aerostructures vice president of Advanced Manufacturing Strategy. "In collaboration with Deloitte and AWS, we're working to quickly implement smart factory solutions into our manufacturing operations that will lead to an increase in production throughput, asset utilization, while reducing inventory."
Deloitte is a Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). Deloitte also participates in the AWS Competency and AWS Service Designation programs. AWS Competencies and AWS Service designations are granted to APN Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. In regard to IoT, Deloitte has achieved AWS IoT Competency status as well as several designations for AWS IoT Core and AWS IoT Analytics. Attaining AWS Competencies and other designations allows APN Partners to differentiate themselves to customers by showcasing expertise in a specific solution area.
To learn more about Deloitte's alliance with AWS visit www.Deloitte.com.
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