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Securing MQTT: Best Practices for a Robust IoT Ecosystem

MQTT is a widely used protocol for connecting IIoT industrial devices, enabling efficient and real-time data exchange. However, it often gets misunderstood for security vulnerabilities, leading to misconceptions about its safety. In this paper, we will discuss essential steps to ensure MQTT security, from edge devices to cloud servers, and how to address denial of…

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Glass Manufacturer Modernizes Plants to Extract Value from OT Data from Edge to Cloud

A leading manufacturer of packaging and glass products set out to adopt an Industrial IoT solution to modernize and standardize over 50 factories. They aimed to adopt a “hub and spoke” architecture to collect OT data, analyze it locally to make improvements, and share it with centralized enterprise and cloud systems for advanced analytics, machine…

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IoT Bridge for Snowflake demo

Demo showing how easy it is to create models in Snowflake using Ignition and Cirrus Link Modules. Click on image to go to video

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Agricultural Equipment Manufacturer Enables Predictive Maintenance and Increases Efficiency with MQTT and Sparkplug

A manufacturer of agricultural equipment sought an Industrial IoT solution to help them collect data and use it to implement advanced analytics, predictive maintenance, and ultimately run their facilities more efficiently. They set out to adopt a solution that would accomplish those goals by unifying OT systems and getting the right operational data to their…

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New EFM Features Save Time and Money with CFX and Opcode Support

Electronic Flow Measurement (EFM) is the cash register for the Oil & Gas industry for measuring hydrocarbons to calculate production and revenue. Major industry flow computer devices gather the EFM data but represent it very differently within their proprietary protocols making the process of extracting this data and sharing its true value throughout the enterprise…

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Solar Tech Company Achieves Efficient Data Transfer to Improve Operations at Solar Farms

A solar technology company aimed to gather a large amount of data from 200+ solar farms to improve operations. The data would be analyzed and used for energy management, to increase productivity, and to improve efficiency across the business. Facilities were remote and data loads were extreme, so the solution needed to handle data with…

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Ignition: The New Enterprise Connection Platform

The quest for greater productivity and reduced costs is driving market forces and investments into new projects trying to combat today’s challenges from the supply chain, labor, and inflation. Learn how Ignition has advanced from the “New SCADA Platform” to become the standard tool for OT-to-IT Enterprise Digital Transformation. The session will discuss and demonstrate…

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WaterBridge Resources Leverages MQTT for Complete Visibility into Operations

WaterBridge Resources, a midstream water management company, recently experienced rapid growth. They quickly realized their SCADA and control systems were not able to reliably handle the changes they needed to make to run their operations at maximum efficiency. They aimed to migrate to an updated IIoT platform for flexibility and visibility into operations. Project Goals…

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Pulp and Paper Manufacturer Puts Data to Work with Ignition and MQTT

A large pulp and paper company set out to digitally transform over 50 manufacturing plants across the United States. They wanted to modernize an outdated SCADA system to improve data mobility, data standardization, and data utilization for improved operations. Project Goals and Challenges The customer has been investing in digital technologies to fuel transformation initiatives…

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Secure End-to-End MQTT Tag Writes

Read how you can now use Ignition User Permissions to manage who has authority to send tag writes using MQTT Modules from Cirrus Link.     Datasheet – Secure Tag Writes

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Modernizing Vessel Control Systems with Ignition and MQTT

  A multinational energy corporation is working to adopt technology to increase efficiency and improve data-driven decision making throughout its fleet of vessels. The vessels are equipped with on board systems including navigation, cargo management, vibration monitoring, engine monitoring and more, and the company set out to make better use of data and workflows in…

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What is IIoT ?

Travis Cox from Inductive Automation breaks down IIoT (the Industrial Internet of Things). Learn what IIoT is, the problems it solves, what it means for enterprises, as well as how MQTT and Ignition make it easy.

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