A Path to Increased Capacity at a New Industrial Supply Center
A Fortune 500 industrial supply company experienced consistent network failures multiple times per day when it opened a new distribution center. This downtime halted automation and forced staff to fulfill orders manually, ultimately slowing deliveries and straining customer and supplier relationships. Revenue fell, and future sales were affected. All this was when the new center was operating only at 10-20% capacity.
A Fortune 500 industrial supply company
Belden performed an in-depth Network Assessment evaluating the existing network’s hardware, configuration, backup systems, scalability, and security posture. Following the assessment, Belden found multiple concerns that could lead to network failures, including lack of device segmentation, slower switches on the network backbone, outdated hardware, lack of authentication for security, lack of visibility for proactive system issue detection, and a lack of consistent and reliable protocols.