BACnet

6 Ways BACnet Outperforms Modbus

Yet Still Gives Modbus Its Due The Rolling Stones or the Beatles? Mac computer or PC? Ford or Chevy? No matter the topic or industry, it seems there’s always a...
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Case Study: Cortex

Commercial building owners and property managers face a number of fixed and non-fixed fees that cut into their profits and increase their bottom lines. These can include maintenance costs, cleaning...

MSA’s FieldServer Gateway Adds New OPC UA Driver

The launch of the OPC UA Driver for the MSA FieldServer™ Gateway provides engineers who are responsible for OEM equipment design, industrial processes, manufacturing lines, and building management a new

Achieving the Benefits of Remote Connectivity Faster and More Reliably

While the productivity and cost advantages of cloud-based building and factory automation systems are relatively easy to identify and quantify, the road to achieving those benefits includes hazard warning signs

Free Webinar: Simplify BACnet Integration with FieldServer

Simplify and speed up the integration of your BACnet network with the latest BACnet products from MSA FieldServer. Updated routers let you diagnose you BACnet networks thanks to their built-in...

Automation Systems Leader Overcomes Flow Meter Data Communications Protocol Challenge

The sophisticated process instrumentation and control systems that today automate the operation of everything from smart buildings to wastewater treatment plants are constantly evolving.  For example, the basic liquid and

Keeping the Lights on During Power Outages

When the power goes out in large commercial buildings, multi-building corporate campuses, institutional facilities, convention centers and retail complexes, the first objective is always the safety of employees and guests

Solving the Building Management and Factory Floor Automation Connectivity Challenge

With the goal of reaping the benefits of exponential gains in productivity at reduced operational costs, the revolutions in machine-to-machine intelligence, edge computing, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud

How cloud-enabled submeters drive green initiatives

Having a solid understanding of an organization’s operations is essential for making impactful change. For example, you can’t figure out how to improve margins if you don’t know the cost of every material, part, and process that goes into making your product. You can’t improve the productivity of your employees if you don’t understand the processes and tasks that they spend their day working on. You can’t increase your energy efficiency and implement green initiatives if you don’t have an understanding of how much energy is used by the different devices utilized or operations performed within your organization.

How the secure gateway could be a solution for IIoT security

If you are very good at building a boiler, you may not be as experienced in building a cybersecurity response plan. There are experts that have as much knowledge as you have about your equipment about cybersecurity, that you can partner with to ensure you shore up your vulnerabilities. Read more about these potential partnership in this blog post.