In the industrial world, putting one or more machines in communication with each other is always a complex task. In some cases, it’s so complex and burdensome that it discourages any attempt to do so. With the new Network feature of IOhubTM all this can be achieved easily and quickly.
In the communication world, "networks" have always been a tool to improve efficiency, integration, performance, and business scalability. Networks, as we know them, are interconnections between devices in which data and communications transit following complex protocols and rules typically managed by specialists. Although the concept of a network is extremely simple, building it is almost always complex, time-consuming, and expensive.
Creating a “network” with your industrial machine, even if they are located physically in a different location, would allow and simplify recurring activities such as:
Like all EZ VPNTM solutions and in line with our company vision, IOhubTM Networks are designed to be simple and user-friendly so this feature can be widely utilized.
The only elements necessary to build an IOhubTM Network are:
IOhubTM takes care of all the complexity of creating a network and we left the user to define the simplest and most intuitive aspects of the network configuration.
When more instances IOhubTM are assigned to the Network all applications of the nodes can communicate with each other. Data can be sent to devices that are part of the same network by simply using the Data Field Exchanger container.
There are numerous advantages in using IOhubTM Networks over traditional networks.
IOhubTM infrastructure is engineered to implement high-added-value solutions that allow our customers to customize applications to meet their own specific needs. IOhubTM flexibility allows you to adapt your applications as your company needs changes in the future. IOhubTM Networks introduces an essential element in the communication between different machines or installations, bringing the potential of the solution to unlimited scenarios.
You can find more technical information in the Network of IOhubTM section.