Author Archives: Editorial Staff

Red Lion Introduces Remote Device Monitoring Software for N-Tron Series Switches

Navigant Research Identifies 1,842 Microgrid Projects, Representing Nearly 20 GW of Capacity

Smart Meter Data Presents New Opportunities for Utility Insight into Real-Time Program Performance

What’s Next for Cyberattacks? The Steps to Securing Our Critical Infrastructure

Stewart Kantor, CEO and a Co-Founder
Full Spectrum Inc,

For those of us old enough to remember life prior to the wireless networks which now provide continual connectivity and bolster reliance on the internet, one recalls a period in which our country relied upon regulated monopolies – established by the phone companies – for most of its voice and data communications.  Fast forward to 2017 where, in the U.S. we’ve entered an age where internet access is nearly universal thanks to ever increasing competition and the integration of technological advances including automation, machine learning and now even artificial intelligence in our daily lives. These advances, which are frequently used by consumers and commercial enterprises, are now being leveraged within our nation’s critical infrastructure (C.I), introducing new network integrity and security concerns. Continue reading

June 2017

  • MQTT: Winning the War of IIoT Protocols
  • SKF Multilog IMx-8 on-line Technology for Monitoring the Condition of Industrial Rotating Machinery
  • Trojan Battery Launches Solar AGM Line of True Deep-Cycle Batteries to Power Remote Oil & Gas Well Equipment
  • Honeywell Introduces Real-Time SCADA as a Secure and Scalable Service
  • AW-Lake Company Collaborates with SignalFire Wireless Telemetry to Introduce New Intrinsically Safe Wireless Flow Transmitter
  • Multi-Part Study Reveals Significant Growth Likely for Advanced DMS Systems and Applications
  • Water Utilities Must Embrace Innovation or Risk Losing Sustainability Dividends
  • Aclara Provides Next-Generation AMI Network and Installation Services to DC Water
  • B-Scada Grants Exclusive Resale Rights for SCADA and IoT Technology in Spanish and Portuguese Olive Oil Markets

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Honeywell Introduces Real-Time SCADA as a Secure and Scalable Service

Don’t Know What You Got ’til It’s Gone; Why Paying Attention to Backup Battery Power is Important

Chris Mangum, President & CEO

Power outages are a fact of life. Generally when we think of outages we think about freak weather events or big cities pushed to their generation limits during peak summer hours. All in all, we imagine power outages as events that happen to other people and are highly unlikely to affect us and our businesses. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Outages are increasing in prevalence and impact, and so backup power is taking on greater importance. Continue reading