The Operational Technology networking solution for all buildings

Optigo Connect Hybrid release
Optigo Connect Hybrid, for Ethernet, multi-mode, single-mode, and mixed cabling systems

Vancouver, B.C. September 25, 2019 – Optigo Networks, the connectivity, monitoring, and analytics company, is now expanding to support copper Ethernet networks. The latest release, Optigo Connect HybridTM, extends the product line to work with copper, multi-mode fiber, single-mode fiber, and mixed cabling systems. It is the perfect solution for new or retrofit projects on buildings both big and small. 

“At Optigo, we strive to provide the power of centralized management and flexible design to any building. Now with Hybrid, our products work seamlessly on all projects,” says Ryan Hughson, Director of Business Development. “With copper and multi-mode in addition to our existing line of single-mode fiber products, we’re bringing our patented network visibility and control to all building projects.” 

Customers can use Optigo Connect as the standard switch on every project, whether they need one switch or hundreds. Get the full solution, or start with a couple switches to grow into an Optigo Connect network over time. This flexibility means Optigo is a natural fit for new builds, retrofits, and architectures of any size. 

Along with this adaptable design comes the simplicity and centralized management our customers already love. The Optigo OneViewTM intuitive interface means zero coding in CLI to set up, manage, or commission the network. Because the Optigo Connect network is built for Operational Technology, there is minimal IT training required to manage the network. 

Optigo Connect Hybrid helps take any building into the 21st century, with all the sophistication and ease of use a smart building needs. Whether a standalone or full-scale solution, Optigo can drive any operational technology network.

Optigo Connect Hybrid is available for order through our distributors. Purchase through your preferred distributor, or contact sales@optigo.net for more information. 

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Optigo Networks
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About Optigo Networks

Optigo Networks believes healthy networks are the backbone of smart buildings, and people are at the core. As more buildings embrace IoT, new challenges arise in making our buildings efficient, comfortable, and secure. The network is integral to ensuring these intelligent systems work properly.

At Optigo, we make sure the data moves seamlessly from edge-to-cloud or edge-to-server, uncompromised and on time. We simplify the complex for people who own, manage, and operate smart buildings. With award-winning solutions, we’re the first to address the growing complexity of the thousands of machines in our buildings. We build and monitor healthy networks in a rising number of commercial buildings worldwide.

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Vancouver, B.C. September 25, 2019 – Optigo Networks, the connectivity, monitoring, and analytics company, is now expanding to support copper Ethernet networks.

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