Todd Edmunds

CTO Smart Manufacturing, Edge & Digital Twins , Dell Technologies

Todd Edmunds is the Global CTO of Smart Manufacturing, Edge Compute and Digital Twins at Dell Technologies. A strategic innovation and technology leader, Todd initiated and heads up the digital manufacturing/smart factory business creating innovative IIoT solutions and international partner alliances as well as heading up the company's Digital Twin innovation and strategy team. Todd is an industry expert with over 30 years' experience in Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, industrial automation, Digital Twins, 5G and Edge Computing, having previously held leadership positions at Cisco Systems, Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley and at an IoT solution integrator and industrial OEM. Outside of Dell, Todd leads the Manufacturing workgroup for the Digital Twin Consortium and also chairs the Edge Computing task group for the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)

Session Track: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Tuesday, May 16 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM 103

II1826B - Industry 4.0 Scale and Repeatability: From Smart to Remarkable

The five emerging advanced technology pillars: AI, Private 5G, IT/OT Convergence, Sustainability, and Digital Twins are driving the next generation of the smart factory to be something truly remarkable. However, to achieve this, manufacturers need to adopt a new approach to their technology infrastructure that supports solution scalability, reusability, and repeatability while incorporating both the flexibility of the cloud and the high performance of edge computing. Learn how to leverage templatized, validated approaches to scale and deploy ThingWorx, Kepware, Digital Performance Management (DPM), and more, to reduce the time and risk associated with achieving remarkable results.

Session Track: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Tuesday, May 16 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM IgniteTalX Stage 1

II1829I - The Power of the Cloud at the Manufacturing Edge: Performance and Choice

Advancements in cloud computing and the increasing demand for low-latency applications have led to the emergence of edge computing as a powerful tool for real-time data processing and decision-making. In this presentation we will explore the power of the cloud at the edge, illustrating how Multicloud capabilities are driving innovation, unlocking new opportunities, and giving manufacturers the power of cloud choice – on prem, private, public, or hybrid.

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