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The case for dedicated smart building networks

 

CEO Pook-Ping Yao describes the security challenges of converging building automation technologies onto a corporate IT network. He goes on to make the case that creating a dedicated network for building technologies is a simple and effective way to ensure that corporate information is not available through the network controlling HVAC controller or smart light fixture. While no amount of security will guarantee protection, there are simple steps that a smart building developer should take. It starts with segregated or dedicated building networks.

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Optigo named to 2015 Emerging Rocket List

 

Vancouver, B.C.  (February 27, 2015) – For the 2nd year in a row, Optigo Networks has been named to the 2015 “Ready to Rocket” list in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. The 13th annual Ready to Rocket lists includes BC-based companies on the trajectory to experience significant growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a major player in the coming year.

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Magnum Energy Solutions and Optigo Networks Partner to Create Smarter Buildings

 

Hudson, OH, January 2015 – Magnum Energy Solutions, a manufacturer of wireless, self-powered energy management solutions and Optigo Networks the leader in building network solutions for smart buildings announced today a partnership to deliver more comprehensive end to end solutions to customers. The partnership combines Magnum's innovative energy management solutions with Optigo's flexible and versatile building network solutions to create the industry’s most unified, powerful and lightweight smart building solution.

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Optigo finishes in top 3 at Vancouver Start-Up Week’s Featured Pitch Event, Cascadia Summit

 

Optigo Networks is pleased to announce that they finished in the top 3 at Cascadia Summit - the Official Closing Event for Vancouver Start-up Week. Over 100 companies across western Canada and the United States applied and only 16 were selected to give a 3 minute pitch to a selection panel, made up of investors from both Canada and the United States. “We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to pitch and now to have been selected as a finalist is amazing – especially considering the tough competition”, said Pook-Ping Yao, CEO of Optigo Networks.

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Optigo Networks to exhibit at RealComm 2014 in Las Vegas

 

Optigo Networks is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting its connectivity solution for smart buildings at RealComm/IBcon 2014 at the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Check us out at booth #405. Optigo Networks is enabling the next generation of smart buildings by providing a fully integrated M2M connectivity solution that removes IT complexity while improving tenant comfort and maximizing building efficiency.

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Forest City Enterprises utilizes Optigo Networks for smart building connectivity

 

Optigo Networks is a vendor of choice for Forest City Enterprises of Cleveland Ohio. Using Optigo's connectivity solution, Forest City has recognized the cost and resource savings of Optigo's technology over conventional network solutions. As discussed in a recent article on the Realcomm website:

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Optigo Networks signs Titan Products Group as its Manufacturer Sales Reps in Canada

 

Optigo Networks is pleased to announce it has signed Titan Products Group as its Canadian Manufacturer Sales Rep. Led by respected veterans Carl Jorgensen and Jason Morris, TPG represents the leaders in access control and security product manufacturers across Canada. Canadian customers can contact Titan Products Group directly to learn more about the benefits in implementing an Optigo network. Learn more on the Titan Products Group website.

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Made-in-BC technology sets new standards for smart buildings in North America.

 

A unique IP connectivity solution for smart buildings developed by Optigo Networks has achieved over 52 percent cost-savings in its first international project in Denver, Colorado. The Vancouver start-up is providing an innovative optical networking solution that connects the surveillance and security systems at the Aster Conservatory Green in Denver, a large residential development built by Forest City Enterprises.