Posts by Cirrus Link

Edge Computing – Making the Right Choices at the Edge

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When considering edge computing IoT architectures, many individuals allow expedience and technology to drive their decisions. This can lead to disaster. A successful edge computing solution requires careful consideration of end goals. Each component of your architecture must perform and deliver according to your needs. Since the amount of IoT-generated data rapidly increases, selecting the…

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Edge Device Using Sparkplug Specification Crucial in MQTT Infrastructure

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  In the context of IIoT, edge device and edge computing refer to the infrastructure that exists close to the sources of data. More specifically, edge device includes various computing devices that reside away from the centralized computing available in the cloud. For example, SCADA systems, and time-series databases which aggregate data from a variety…

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The Chariot MQTT Server – Understanding and Utilization

Understanding and Utilization the Chariot MQTT Server

An MQTT server uses a machine-to-machine protocol called Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT). This protocol is designed to facilitate lightweight publish/subscribe message transportation for low-bandwidth, high-latency networks. It minimizes network bandwidth and resource requirements while ensuring reliability by keeping packet headers as small as possible. MQTT servers are utilized for a variety of IoT devices,…

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Cirrus Link Solutions adds another Project to the Eclipse Foundation

IoT innovator joins to further enable the Eclipse IoT Working Group success KANSAS CITY, August 08, 2018 — Cirrus Link Solutions, LLC announced today that it has joined the Eclipse Foundation, the platform for open collaboration and innovation. Cirrus Link joins Bosch, CA Technologies, Fujitsu, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, and more than 275…

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Simply Connect Ignition and AWS Greengrass for Machine Learning

Bridging the OT IT gaps is now easier using the tools offered by the Ignition Platform with the Cirrus Link MQTT Transmission Module and AWS’s Greengrass product offerings. The Ignition software from Inductive Automation is the industry leading SCADA/HMI platform, which utilizes the MQTT Transmission Module to securely send data using MQTT. AWS Greengrass is…

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MQTT Demo – Learn about MQTT & Ignition for IIoT

February 23, 2018 Check out Arlen Nipper’s MQTT demo video. It covers the basics on MQTT modules, MQTT architectures and benefits of MQTT solutions.  Watch how with MQTT, Ignition self discovers over 50,000 tags and their meta data in seconds. Check the MQTT Demo out here.

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Cirrus Link Launches Vimeo Channel

Cirrus Link is excited to launch its new Vimeo channel.  The videos on the channel will contains how-to tutorials, MQTT information, product overviews and much more.  Visit the link below to check them out! https://vimeo.com/cirruslink

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MQTT Security Best Practices

March 5, 2018 With the explosion in adoption of IIOT applications utilizing MQTT as the messaging protocol, 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…

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ARC Industry Forum 2018

When: February  12th  8:30am – 15th 12:00pm Where: Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orland, FL The ARC Industry Forum has become the “Must Attend” event of the year and is known as “The Industry’s Meeting Place”. For over 20 years, ARC has been attracting the lead users in industry for our concentrated networking and learning event.…

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MQTT: Connecting to Remote PLCs

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…

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