Melting Blog: Business Insights

What's trending in the world of digitalization and automation? The COPA-DATA blog about the fusion of OT and IT with zenon.

A new way to manage updates and patches

By Reinhard Mayr

Reinhard Mayr, Head of Information Security, explains, how to automate and easily integrate new components, updates or patches with the ondeso platform by keeping your equipment up and running.

Managing the energy crisis in UK manufacturing

By Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams, managing director of COPA-DATA UK examines the role of EDMS in helping manufacturers through the energy crisis.

Making sense of edge computing

By Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams, Managing Director COPA-DATA UK examines the role of edge computing in smart factories.

Go modular – Why manufacturers stand to gain from plug and produce systems

By Stefan Reuther

Let's take a look at how rising demand for smaller batch production and individualized automation can be met across process manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries.

The next step to carbon neutrality

By Garry Forfar

Let's take a closer look at how industrial software can aid in achieving the net-zero target.

The diversification dilemma

By Martyn Williams

The ability to diversify product offerings can provide a serious competitive advantage, but why are so many manufacturers struggling to adapt? 

A simpler way to merge IT and OT

By Stefan Reuther

Stefan Reuther, chief sales officer at COPA-DATA, explains how industrial software is able to link ageing OT systems with new IT technologies.

The building blocks to a secure network

By Reinhard Mayr

Reinhard Mayr, Head of Information Security, explains, why building a secure architecture in your plant is key for securing digital processes.

Six steps to the connected factory

By Stefan Reuther

Stefan Reuther, CSO at COPA-DATA, points out six steps to the connected factory for achieving digitalization in manufacturing.