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HMS expands Netbiter Remote Management services

September 092014
HMS expands Netbiter Remote Management services

September 9, 2014 - HMS Industrial Networks now expands the Netbiter Remote Management offering to include three different services catering for different user needs. The dedicated services enable both quick connection to a single remote machine, as well as  advanced projects including multiple installations and users. HMS also presents a new Netbiter EasyConnect gateway (EC310) which communicates via Ethernet only.

Netbiter is a cloud-based solution for remote management of equipment such as power generators, PLCs, sensors, tanks etc. Users connect a Netbiter gateway to their equipment and log in to the online data center Netbiter Argos, where they can access their devices online. Netbiter now includes three different services:

Remote Access - Free and included with a Netbiter gateway
Opens up a secure tunnel to a PLC or machine. This enables configuration, programming or debugging of almost any industrial device from any location. Users utilize their regular configuration software just as they would if they were on site.

View and Control - Free and included with a Netbiter gateway
Allows users to manage a single installation remotely. Online dashboards, alarms and trend graphs provide full insight from any location.

Manage and Analyze — Subscription-based service
For large-scale, multiple installations with several users. Users can customize the Netbiter Argos interface and integrate data into their own system with the Netbiter Argos API.

“With this new service offering, we take another step in making it easier for our customers to access their field equipment online,” says Henrik Arleving, Product Line Manager at HMS Industrial Networks. “We can now offer a quick and easy solution for monitoring a single installation online as well as powerful multi-site management with multiple users for larger installations. Netbiter can now meet even more demands for putting field equipment online, realizing the Internet of Things.”

HMS also offers a new gateway, the Netbiter EC310, which sends data from the remote site via Ethernet only. This is a complement to the EC350 which communicates both via the mobile phone network (3G/GPRS) and via Ethernet.


Netbiter is a remote management solution for monitoring and controlling industrial equipment online.A Netbiter gateway connects to the remote equipment in the field and sends data to the Netbiter Argos data center. This cloud-based server collects and stores the data from the field equipment and enables users to get statistics and reports on the performance of their devices. At www.netbiter.net users can see the status of their devices and can monitor and control equipment in a graphical dashboard.

HMS Industrial Networks
HMS Industrial Networks is the leading independent supplier of products for industrial communication including remote management. HMS develops and manufactures solutions for connecting automation devices and systems to industrialnetworks under the Netbiter, Anybus and IXXAT brands.
 
Development and manufacturing take place at the headquarters in Halmstad, Sweden and in Weingarten, Germany. Local sales and support are handled by branch offices in China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, UK, and USA. HMS employs over 350 people and reported sales of 57 million EUR in 2013. HMS is listed on the NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm.

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