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Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNS), the leading provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data, today disclosed how its product suite has helped Emerson Industrial Automation regain control of its file shares and increase efficiency at the same time. The UK-based manufacturer was crippled by a variation of the Conficker…

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
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Switzerland-based ABB has commissioned the converter stations for Abengoa’s 3.15GW Rio Madeira HVDC link in Brazil. The 2400km connection is the longest transmission line in the world and will bring electricity from two hydro plants in the north-west of the country to São Paulo. “This HVDC link will help integrate…

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The new M23 hybrid circular connector from Phoenix Contact is an all-in-one connector that securely transmits signals, data and power. The new M23 hybrid circular connector from Phoenix Contact is an all-in-one connector that securely transmits signals, data and power. The compact M23 connector can handle currents up to 30…

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WIND farm support firm Rix Sea Shuttle has become the first Hull company to announce an offshore wind contract with energy giant Siemens. Rix Lion, the largest and newest vessel in the company's fleet, has been employed to carry out gearbox oil changes at the Lynn and Inner Dowsing wind…

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Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground. Honeywell Process Solutions has long served midstream and downstream operations across several industries. Now it’s taking the technologies and solutions it has proven…

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Universal Robots released UR5 and UR10 lightweight robots. When a human enters the robot’s work-cell, the robot arm can operate in reduced mode, and then resume full speed when he leaves again. Or, the robot can run full speed inside a CNC machine for example, and then reduced speed when…

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General Electric has redesigned the engines that will power the Boeing 777X to have thinner and stronger blades than any GE engine in service, and to power the aircraft more efficiently with fewer of them. GE has designed advanced carbon-fibre composite fan blades for its GE9x engine. The 777X, scheduled…

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Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the next generation of its GarrettCom industrial networking operating system and hardware design. The Magnum 10RX router and security appliance offers improved performance and security with maximum versatility by supporting a range of networking protocols, while…

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It looks like 2014 is going to be a banner year for the industrial automation equipment (IAE) market, after two sluggish years. Two reports reveal that 2014 is off to a healthy start as the global market for industrial automation equipment is gaining strength. IHS Technology reports that two factors…

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
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Siemens has unveiled the first compact gas-insulated switchgear for HVDC applications, which it says has the potential to cut the size of offshore transmission platforms by up to 10%. The 320kV Direct Current Compact Switchgear (pictured) has the same capacity as air-insulated DC switchgear but needs only 200 cubic metres…