In a connected digital world, everything is dependent on a fast, secure and reliable infrastructure. Critical communications between machines, people, and things must be distinguished from and prioritized over non-critical exchanges. Awareness and intelligence are being built into information and communications systems to achieve the goals of the next-generation infrastructure and at the same time securing these systems for a safe society. Renesas, a long-established information and communications solution provider, supports solutions from the data center through the network to the access point with its proven technologies.