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Arlen Nipper to Provide Opening Keynote at ENTELEC

Arlen Nipper, Cirrus Link President, and CTO will provide the opening keynote, “MQTT – Invented for SCADA, Adopted by IT, Solving OT/IT Convergence Today,” at the upcoming ENTELEC 2021 Spring Conference & Expo.  Arlen will deliver the keynote on Wednesday, August 11th at 9:00 AM at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.…

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How to Solve Secure Operational Data Integrity and Availability with MQTT

When Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 12:00 PM EST/ 11: 00 AM CST/ 9:00 AM PST Description To meet the demand for operational data to the business enterprise and maintain the data integrity for security, Cirrus Link Solutions will discuss an easy-to-use approach using MQTT. In this webinar, you will hear from Benson Hougland of Opto…

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Virtual Discovery Day: How Carrier is Digitally Transforming Their Enterprise from the Edge to the Cloud

When 05/18/2021 10:00AM – 05/18/2021 12:00AM CST Description New technologies are transforming the industry by increasing performance and efficiency while reducing unplanned maintenance and downtime. Companies that can keep up with the change stand to benefit from increased revenue, market share, and profits. To do so, they have to take full advantage of modern technologies.…

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Data Ingestion into Azure Time Series Insights for Big Data Applications

Industrial data from the factory floor or any operational process (OT data) is now a significant driver of big data initiatives.  The benefits of sending OT data to big data and enterprise applications range from digital transformation to greater resource management to reducing costs and achieving quick ROI.  However, there are continued challenges in bridging…

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Cirrus Link Helps Enable Data Ingestion for AWS IoT SiteWise

AWS recently announced AWS IoT SiteWise, a managed service that makes it easy to store, organize and monitor data from industrial equipment (OT data).  AWS IoT SiteWise takes OT data and puts it into a standard interface so any third-party application can access the data for immediate AI, predictive maintenance, and other analytics. One of…

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Cirrus Link Announces IoT Bridge for SiteWise

Automatically recreate data models in AWS IoT SiteWise to accelerate Industrial IoT time-to-value 3 November 2020 – Kansas City, KS – Cirrus Link today announced the availability of the IoT Bridge for SiteWise, which connects data from AWS IoT Core to AWS IoT SiteWise.  Cirrus Link developed the IoT Bridge for SiteWise, a software widget…

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AWS Blog Post: Connected Factory Solution based on AWS IoT for Industry 4.0 success

AWS Blog Post:  Manufacturing industries only realize 20 to 30 percent of the value of their data. By consistently leveraging the value of their data, manufacturing companies could reduce product development costs by up to 50 percent and operating costs by up to 25 percent, while increasing their gross margins by one third[1]. Industrial IoT…

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Overcoming challenges to digital transformation

Article published in International Society of Automation: “Although there are certainly challenges to improving the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and creating real digital transformation, today there are solid tools that can really help us. And some of this work is becoming easier than ever. For example, web browsers and cell phones are very easy…

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IoT for All Podcast: Cirrus Link Solution’s Arlen Nipper on Building MQTT and its Role in IIoT

Podcast by IoT for All: “In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, we sit down with the co-creator of MQTT and President of Cirrus Link Solutions, Arlen Nipper, to talk about MQTT and its role in the industrial sector. To kick off the episode, Arlen shared his own background and the road that led…

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Sparkplug: Open Source Technology to Bridge the OT-IT Gap

Article published in Industrial IoT News: “One of the primary pain points in Industrial IoT (IIoT) is disparate systems with both modern and legacy assets. Companies in any industry ranging from oil and gas to manufacturing can hardly imagine a world where they can choose any vendor’s hardware, plug it into their network, and have…

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IIoT Edge Gateway Software and MQTT Server are leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is the application of digital technologies and advanced analytics to transform operations, whether in product industries, in end-to-end supply chains, or in manufacturing.

IIoT Edge Gateway Software and MQTT Server Lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution

IIoT edge gateway software and MQTT Server are leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is the application of digital technologies and advanced analytics to transform operations, whether in product industries, in end-to-end supply chains, or in manufacturing.  Consulting firm McKinsey & Company scanned over 1,000 sites around the world to find the companies that have…

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Once the edge device is connected and the IIoT software is configured to fit the enterprise data transfer and analytical needs, the MQTT protocols delivers the data and AWS SiteWise automatically creates a digital twin of the data, storing it on the cloud.

Edge Device Connectivity With Cloud-Based Machine Learning

The ability to define data at the edge device is an enterprise challenge. Traditional industrial networks are designed to store data on-premise or within a centralized hub. Retrieving and analyzing data in real-time, at the edge device, requires specialized expertise. Fortunately, having a network partner like Cirrus Link Solutions, allows an enterprise to implement IIoT…

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