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Optigo Networks Welcomes Jim Whalen of Boston Properties to Board of Directors

 

 “Optigo has a focused set of innovations trying to solve a market opportunity in how buildings operate and stay healthy — how they are wired, monitored, and remain secure,” said Whalen. “I love that its solutions are practical and designed with a deep understanding of how building systems need to be connected and maintained.”

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Look who’s one! A year in review with Visual BACnet

 

How Visual BACnet has changed over a year of development

One year ago today, Optigo launched Visual BACnet. When we released the advanced visualization tool on September 10th, it had already been through months of beta testing, feedback, and development. We had revised, refined, and repeated. We knew that a powerful diagnostics and analytics engine would drive the future of BACnet and smart buildings worldwide. We believed that we could pioneer that future.

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Take the pain away from IT Quit juggling IT and OT devices

 

Quit juggling IT and OT devices

IT and Operational Technology (OT) departments have a lot in common: IT and smart OT devices are IP-enabled. They communicate on networks. They breathe life into cold, brick and mortar buildings.  

But when you look a little closer, IT and OT have very separate needs. The protocols, security standards, bandwidth, and required skills are entirely different. Yet, on converged networks, they’re managed as one — always by the IT department.

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Take the pain away from IT

 

Quit juggling IT and OT devices

IT and Operational Technology (OT) departments have a lot in common: IT and smart OT devices are IP-enabled. They communicate on networks. They breathe life into cold, brick and mortar buildings.  

But when you look a little closer, IT and OT have very separate needs. The protocols, security standards, bandwidth, and required skills are entirely different. Yet, on converged networks, they’re managed as one — always by the IT department.

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IoT News: Simplifying cybersecurity

 

Hi there! Welcome to your weekly roundup of IoT news. My name’s Natalie, and I’m a newbie to the Internet of Things and smart buildings. I don’t have a tech degree, and Wireshark's a mystery to me. But I do have a fresh perspective that you won’t see from 20-year (or more) veterans of the field.

Each week, I’ll share interesting news from the industry. This time, learn about IoT trends in 2018; why governments should make more use of IoT; and three ways developers can improve cybersecurity.

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IoT News: HVAC for humanity

 

I don’t have a tech degree, and Wireshark's a mystery to me. But I do have a fresh perspective that you won’t see from 20-year (or more) veterans of the field.

Each week, I’ll share interesting news from the industry. This time, learn why SMBs have an edge on cybersecurity, how to build smarter cities, and what Carrier’s bringing to Habitat for Humanity.

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Your guide to capturing MS/TP

 

Get the packets you need, troubleshoot, and go

 

Do you dread the letters “MS/TP”? If you’ve ever had to capture MS/TP traffic, you probably do. It’s a complicated process, and can mean a lot of trial and error. You can’t ignore MS/TP traffic and hope for the best, though. Eventually you have to roll up your sleeves, pull out your USB, and dig in.

 

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Capturing packets in Wireshark

 

Your step-by-step guide to navigating Wireshark

 

Does the thought of running Wireshark make you nervous? Wireshark’s got a reputation for being more than a bit challenging. With a little practice, though, you can get so much value out of the program. The first step is to capture, so here’s our step-by-step guide!