Customer Innovation Center (CIC)

We design and validate customized network solutions that make your digital journey simpler, smarter & more secure.

We build the foundation for operational efficiency leveraging your real-time data

Defining the Roadmap for Your Digitization Journey

Being able to fully utilize data analytics and insights separates market leaders from followers. At Belden, we help our customers face this challenge by building a digital foundation to unleash the power of their real-time OT data. With our Customer Innovation Center™, we take the burden away from you by designing, developing, and validating sustainable and secure network solutions tailored to the complexity of your unique business needs. 





Building a World of Possibilities with the Customer Innovation Center™

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Validation Lab

  • Our Validation Lab is where state-of-the-art technology and expertise meet to develop, customize and validate the best solution, reducing customers’ risk.
  • We tailor your solution from the ground up to adapt to each unique business need.
  • Your network’s home-away-from-home: our Validation Lab capabilities can be deployed both within the Customer Innovation CenterTM and directly at the customer's premises.
Customer Innovation Center locations map worldwide where innovation happens

CIC Locations Worldwide

  • The Customer Innovation CenterTM offers a hands-on experience of our solutions, with the opportunity to customize them in our Proof-of-Concept room and validate them in our Validation Lab.
  • The possibilities are endless: we bring the online and offline worlds together to foster innovation through our collaborative rooms and training spaces.
  • Click to explore our Customer Innovation CenterTM locations with a Virtual Tour: Stuttgart, Chicago, Shanghai
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Network Assessment Service

  • Our Network Assessment Service will provide you with a solution blueprint designed to meet your specific KPIs, while ensuring your network connectivity and interoperability outperform industry benchmarks.
  • We will identify challenges and opportunities by gaining a comprehensive understanding of your operations and by conducting an in-depth audit of the current state of your network.
  • Our experts will recommend a customized solution developed and designed to meet your unique business requirements.

Ready to start a project?

Our experts are ready to guide you step-by-step in your digitization journey.

CIC Resources

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Industrial Automation Solutions

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CIC Stuttgart Virtual Launch Event

Live an immersive 3D experience of the grand opening of the first Customer Innovation Center™ located in Stuttgart (DE)

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