OnLogic Unveils IoT Connection Kit, Designed to Connect Facilities to Cloud in One Hour
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont., November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Provider of industrial IoT solutions, OnLogic (www.onlogic.com), unveiled the “Connect Kit by OnLogic” during a live event on November 11th. Designed as a bundled kit of hardware and software, the Connectivity Kit allows facilities to easily connect their equipment to the cloud within an hour. The consultation of Cirrus Link Solutions, experts in SCADA and industrial IoT implementation, is included in the kit to provide advice. OnLogic said Connectivity Kit users will be able to begin collecting data through Inductive Automation’s Ignition Trial software and pushing it to AWS cloud services without writing a single line of code.
The kit is available for purchase now by visiting onlogic.com/ckt110 or by contacting an OnLogic Solutions Expert at 802-862-7478.
“Digital transformation, industrial IoT, industry 4.0, call it what you want; it’s essentially about connecting your business’s most valuable assets to gain insight into your day-to-day operations. To meet evolving standards and production goals, facilities need to connect legacy devices, whether on-premise or in the cloud, to minimize operating costs, downtime of assets and increase productivity. ‘efficiency’, said Carolyn Swan, Head of OnLogic Partnerships. “However, the first step in digital transformation can seem complex and daunting. The Connection Kit is designed to reduce complexity and provide a simple solution to leverage business intelligence for cost savings. “
The OnLogic Connection Kit includes:
- A custom configured OnLogic Karbon 300 Rugged PC with Ignition Trial Edition software pre-installed
- One hour consultation with Cirrus Link Solutions experts
- 2 x 6 ft. Premium Shielded Ethernet Cables
- 1 x DisplayPort to HDMI cable
- 1 x computer port and dust blocking kit
- 1 x terminal block kit
- 1 x DIN mounting clip
- 1 x power supply
The custom configuration of the AWS IoT Qualified Karbon 300 Rugged PC encompasses both the hardware specifications and the software image applied to the system.
OnLogic’s Connection Kit was inspired by a recent digital transformation project with a major Fortune 500 company. Arlen nipper, President and CTO of Cirrus Link, was able to connect the company’s production hardware to AWS cloud services in less than an hour using the same combination of OnLogic hardware and Inductive Automation ignition software as the ‘can be found in the connection kit.
“You don’t have to build a rocket to go to the grocery store,” said Arlen nipper, President and CTO of Cirrus Link. “Often, companies think they need too complicated a plan and needlessly complex systems to start their modernization. More often than not, starting by quickly connecting part of their process to the cloud is the best thing a business can do. By connecting these first devices, you are able to realize immediate business value and familiarize yourself with the process. The company will then be better informed about what it will need to develop its transformation project, whether small or large. “
The OnLogic Connection Kit should be used as a “one box” solution for system integrators to prove the value of digital transformation to potential customers. The Karbon 300 Rugged PC was chosen for the kit because of its ability to perform reliably in the wide range of conditions presented by industries ranging from manufacturing to power generation. The fanless and ventless system is compact to accommodate a variety of spaces and enclosures. It offers a wide operating temperature range, variable power input capabilities and has been tested against MIL-STD-810 standards for shock and vibration.
“I imagine systems integrators are sourcing our connection kit, ready to go out of the box and deploy with customers,” said Anders Nielsen, Head of Business Development for OnLogic. “The ability to show value quickly and reliably is a requirement of a modern business model. What better way to gain an integration than to prove the real value of fast connecting customer facilities? While others still cite, you may connect to the cloud. “
The pre-imaged Ignition trial edition has the same functionality as a fully licensed Ignition installation. Customers can build and test their deployment without having to invest in a full license. The trial version can be used for as long as the customer wants, with a simple update of the trial software every two hours. It is not necessary to transfer to a full version of the software or to rebuild a project when a license is purchased.
For more information on the OnLogic Connection Kit, visit https://www.onlogic.com/connect.
OnLogic is a global industrial computer manufacturer that designs highly configurable, solution-oriented computers designed for reliability at the IoT edge. Their systems operate in the world’s toughest environments, enabling customers to solve their most complex IT challenges. Founded in 2003 as Logic Supply, the company has offices in the United States, the Netherlands, Taiwan and Malaysia. OnLogic has helped more than 70,000 customers around the world advance their ideas with computers that are designed to last, built to order, and delivered in days. Learn more about www.onlogic.com or on YouTube at www.youtube.com/onlogic.