An Insider’s Guide to Bringing Your Serial Devices to the IIoT


The Importance of IIoT Connectivity

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offers businesses the opportunity to transform their operation and increase profits by providing a better understanding of how assets are performing, or even better, how their assets will perform in real time. The results that drive investment in the IIoT include an increase in productivity, operation efficiency, and reduced operational costs. Many businesses also sees IIoT investment as a means to gain a competitive edge over their competitors.

The ultimate goal of almost every IIoT deployment is to get actionable insights from industrial data sources for better and precise business decision-making. A number of use cases serve as examples where the IIoT has benefited numerous businesses. One shining example is where predictive maintenance has thwarted unplanned downtime in order to optimize the supply chain and asset management to maximize equipment usage and production performance.