Interview with Albrecht Kraas, CTO of Maincubes one, Initiator of the Industry 4.0 initiative IT -Experts – “ITEX”
What exactly is Industry 4.0 – the newest industrial revolution? How does it differ from the Internet of Things? And what makes an object truly smart? With the advent of interconnected devices, the potential for optimization and for new business models has jumped dramatically. But so has the demand for data traffic, and the need for reliability and bandwidth.
Albrecht Kraas, Internet pioneer, entrepreneurial spirit, founder and operator of ISPs, data-oriented carriers and data centers, and now inspired by the potential of data-driven industry, talks in this interview about the potential of Industry 4.0, the challenges for infrastructure providers, and why businesses should be making the most of the digital potential to transform their revenue streams, their customer service and their processes.