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New MQTT Distributor Plus 

Now available is the MQTT Distributer Plus!

  It increases the simultaneously connected MQTT Devices up from 50 to 250 from the standard MQTT Distributor.  It can run as a module on Ignition or in a standalone mode not requiring an Ignition license enabling it for most IIoT applications.


ARC Industry Forum 2018

See Arlen Nipper at the Inductive Automation Booth #30 in Orlando at the ARC Forum. Join him to learn how digitizing factories, cities, and infrastructure benefit technology end users and suppliers alike.  

When: February 12-15th

Where : Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando FL


MQTT Security Best Practices

With the explosion in adoption of IIOT applications utilizing MQTT as the transport layer, it is critical to implement cyber security at the forefront of its enablement.  As with any other computer network, an IIOT application is only as secure as the weakest link in the infrastructure.  This white paper will discuss some of the best practices in implementing a secure MQTT infrastructure.


MQTT: Connecting to Remote PLCs

APQ Engineering Automates Smart Grain Solutions with Ignition & MQTT

The agriculture market in the US for food grains is approaching 10 billion dollars and the amount of technology to drive this revenue is requiring today’s farmers to modernize their operations. Companies enabling this change will lead in this evolution. This case study shows how the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) is applied to grain management by mobilizing data and transforming it into actionable information utilizing Cirrus Link MQTT technology with the Inductive Automation Ignition platform saving time and money.