CIM Applications: A System Integrator’s View
By way of introduction, CIM market requirements are described, as perceived by a System Integrator (Syntax Factory Automation, a company of the Olivetti Information Services Group).
Solutions and approaches are then described, by way of a case study, in terms of their ability to properly satisfy market requirements, and major pitfalls that cannot be avoided with current technologies are taken in account. The CNMA technology is then analysed as a possible solution, pointing out its benefits and areas of possible improvements.
In conclusion, comments will be made about the overall potential of CNMA to become a standard environment for System Integrators.
KeywordsComputing Platform Shop Floor Digital Equipment Corporation Market Requirement Interprocess Communication
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