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MSIs and SIs

 

The definitions, the differences, and the future of integration

I hear a lot of confusion in the industry about the difference between MSIs and SIs. People don’t know why they should hire a system integrator versus a master systems integrator. Well, there’s certainly space for both MSIs and SIs in the industry right now, but the two are not the same.

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Why do you need an MSI?

 

Breaking down the value of a Master Systems Integrator

You’re in the design phase of a new building. Contractors and vendors are all coming at you with demands. Everyone has an opinion on how the control systems, electrical systems, mechanical systems, IT, software, and security should be integrated and managed. You have to coordinate these demands, and somehow end up with the best, most efficient building you can. 

Sound familiar? You might need a Master Systems Integrator (MSI) on your team.  

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Problematic MS/TP networks

 

If you’ve ever dealt with MS/TP issues, you know they can be a massive headache. When MS/TP’s acting up, it means getting boots on the ground, clambering around in ceiling tiles, and troubleshooting section after section of network. It’s tedious, time-consuming, and frustrating.

To help relieve that frustration, we recently hosted a mini-webinar on solving major MS/TP issues. Watch our MS/TP webinar, or read on for our guide to finding, understanding, and fixing MS/TP. 

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Network horror stories: Tales of terror from building automation systems

 

There are goblins and ghouls that go bump in the night; and then there are BAS misconfigurations that give you a fright! This Halloween, we’ve collected some of your spookiest network horror stories. Read on for stories of:

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Three ways to fit Visual BACnet into your service contract

 

Give your customers additional value on their service plans
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New site sharing on Visual BACnet!

 

Version 1.9.9 features new BACnet Browser histogram and site sharing

 

The developers at Optigo Networks have been hard at work, adding exciting new features to Visual BACnet. Here are just a few of the latest updates to version 1.9.9, released on October 10th:

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VP of Software Sales at Tridium joins Optigo Networks as VP of Global Sales

 

Vancouver, BC, September 21, 2017 - Optigo Networks is proud to welcome Wayne Tighe, formerly Vice President of Software Sales at Tridium Inc. of the Software Solutions Group in Honeywell, as our new Vice President of Global Sales. Tighe’s guidance and insight will be key to driving Optigo Networks’ explosive growth in the smart building industry.

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Q&A with Wayne Tighe, Optigo’s new VP of Global Sales

 

Former VP of Software Sales at Tridium joins Optigo Networks

We at Optigo Networks are pleased to announce that Wayne Tighe, former VP of Software Sales at Tridium, has joined our team as VP of Global Sales. Wayne’s guidance and insight will be key to driving Optigo Networks’ explosive growth in the smart building industry. We chatted with Wayne to find out why he’s excited to work with the Optigo team, and what his vision is for the company.

Monica McMahen: What drew you to the software and building automation industries in the first place?

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Q&A with Jim Whalen, Optigo’s newest board member

 

CIO at Boston Properties joins Optigo Networks with 20+ years of experience

We at Optigo Networks are pleased to announce that Jim Whalen, SVP Chief Information Officer at Boston Properties, has joined our board of directors. He has a wealth of experience in the real estate industry, and will bring keen insights to the company’s board. We chatted with Jim, to learn more about his experience, why he’s excited to work with Optigo, and what he sees as the future of smart buildings.