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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 Sparkplug SiteWise Bridge

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 Sparkplug SiteWise Bridge, which connects data from AWS IoT Core to AWS IoT SiteWise.  Cirrus Link developed the Sparkplug SiteWise Bridge, a software widget that runs…

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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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Edge computing involves multiple interface points over a wide range of devices and locations. This infrastructure must remain secure to avoid any breach of data during transfer or storage.

Best Practices for Edge Computing Cyber Security with MQTT Server

Edge computing involves multiple interface points over a wide range of devices and locations. This infrastructure must remain secure to avoid any breach of data during transfer or storage. Before any network implementation occurs, cyber security for each device and interface within the edge computing network is critical. In enterprise level IIOT applications, the network…

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Cirrus Link Solutions has made it easy to implement an enterprise-wide system by creating a how-to video series.

Edge Computing Made Easy With Cirrus Link Solutions Videos

If you are new to edge computing, MQTT Server, or Ignition, you may feel somewhat overwhelmed. Cirrus Link Solutions has made it easy to implement an enterprise-wide system by creating a how-to video series. Here is what is available to view: In What is MQTT: Implementing MQTT in Ignition: Video 1, President and CTO Arlen…

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Connecting disparate industrial systems to AWS using Ignition Edge

Enabling operational data connectivity to AWS IoT Greengrass seamlessly extends AWS to the edge to provide tools to act locally on the OT data, while still using the cloud for management, analytics, and durable storage. With AWS IoT Greengrass and the Cirrus Link MQTT Transmission module on the Ignition platform from Inductive Automation, industrial data from PLCs, RTUs and sensors can…

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Industrial IOT Cloud Connectivity with IIoT Edge Gateway Software

IIoT Edge Gateway Software from Cirrus Link Solutions is designed to bridge the gap between OT and IT by standardizing operational data using MQTT / Sparkplug technology and transmitting it into the cloud through our four Cloud Injector Modules. With the operational data from your Edge Devices in the cloud, you can harness the power…

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