Strategic Alliances

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Working with Our Strategic Alliance Partners

The Connected Enterprise

Information is power. Helping customers harness it to bring our Connected Enterprise vision to life has been a priority for decades.

Helping You To Achieve The Connected Enterprise

Rockwell Automation Strategic AlliancesOur core capabilities coupled with our alliance partner's expertise deliver The Connected Enterprise. Cisco, Endress+Hauser, Panduit and Microsoft have made a strong global commitment with us — to develop capabilities and provide seamless solutions that give you the strongest technological, competitive and strategic advantages, within your enterprise and across your supply chain.

By working collaboratively with market leaders, we are able to bring you the best possible combined solution with activities founded on our:

  • Collaboration and market leadership
  • Industry expertise and knowledge
  • Complementary products and solutions
  • Commitment to open industry standards

Learn more about our alliance with Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems

Central to achieving The Connected Enterprise is the need to converge information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT). Both are critical to the success of an industrial enterprise, but true convergence between these two worlds' remains a challenge. That's why we partner with Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in IT networking, and by working together we can help bridge this gap. We share a common goal in leveraging IP-based network infrastructure, and with a broad range of jointly offered products, solutions and services, including the expanding portfolio of Stratix infrastructure products, Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) architectures, as well as specialised training courses.

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Learn more about our alliance with Endress+Hauser


Intelligent devices and instrumentation are important aspects of a Connected Enterprise as these can be the source of untapped information that can help drive productivity in industrial applications. Endress+Hauser is a global leader in Process measurement instrumentation and is working with Rockwell Automation to provide pre-engineered solutions in the Process industry. Leveraging validated device integration tools, our solutions offer seamless integration between Endress+Hauser instrumentation and the Rockwell Automation PlantPAx® process automation system. Discover the benefits of integrating E+H instrumentation into a Rockwell Automation DCS (PlantPAx) running on a fully-operational test plant at the Endress+Hauser production site in Maulburg, Germany. You can visit the test plant to discover the complete integration of Endress+Hauser instrumentation into PlantPAx. Read more in the Fact Sheet.

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Learn more about our alliance with Microsoft


Microsoft is a worldwide leader in software, services and solutions and has joined forces with Rockwell Automation to accelerate innovation in both operations and IT. By integrating Microsoft’s business collaboration tools and intelligence capabilities with Rockwell Automation software and services, your access to information and reporting is easier than ever even with the most remote assets. The right information at the right time allows you to make better informed business decisions across The Connected Enterprise.

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Learn more about our alliance with Panduit


Often over looked, yet can typically be the cause of many paint points in an industrial applications is the physical infrastructure components of a network architecture. Rockwell Automation is working with Panduit, a global leader in physical infrastructure solutions, to provide physical infrastructure products, services and solutions. Built on IP-based network infrastructure, the integrated solutions are optimised for the needs of IT and OT professionals to help design, implement and maintain both the physical and logical network throughout The Connected Enterprise.

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