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Monitoring Door and Panic Button Alarm System for a Casino

I'm currently working on a surveillance project with a casino in Iowa. We frequently furnish casinos for their surveillance and security needs. If you're thinking about implementing, improving, and/or expanding a surveillance monitoring system, it might

John Ebury
December 1, 2022

Buying a Data Center Monitoring System

When considering the purchase of a data center monitoring system for asset management, there are several things to look for. This is a system that's supposed to last 10 years or more, so it's a purchase decision that you'll want to get right.

Andrew Erickson
November 27, 2022

Remote Power Switch DC: Reboot and Power Cycle DC Devices

What you need is a reliable industrial-grade PDU with remote access. A switched PDU will make power control of your site as effortless as a few clicks from your desk. It might also integrate with an SNMP manager or other centralized controller.

Andrew Erickson
November 27, 2022

How to Buy the Best HVAC Controllers for your Remote Sites

Choose HVAC controllers can feel like a complex job, particularly if this is your first time shopping for one. Let's review the fundamentals so you can make the best possible choice.

Andrew Erickson
November 20, 2022

How to Plan and Buy Remote Server Monitoring Tools

The first step in purchasing and planning for remote server monitoring is to research the different types of products that are available. There are a variety of options, from free open-source solutions to commercial enterprise-level products. You must understand your requirements and apply these best practices to make the right purchase decision.

Andrew Erickson
November 20, 2022

Uninterruptible Power Supply Monitoring Guide

You can't rely on a single power source to keep your critical equipment running at all times. To prevent downtime of your networking equipment, you'll need an uninterruptible power supply (UPS).

Andrew Erickson
November 13, 2022

How Can IoT Remote Monitoring Help a Business?

As a business, you have a responsibility to operate durable, dependable IoT remote monitoring systems. You need business-specific IoT equipment with the dependability of an established provider, and the capacity to easily replicate IoT systems at all of your sites.

Andrew Erickson
November 9, 2022

How to Choose a Fused PDU (DIN-Mount)

When it comes to choosing a PDU, there are a few things you'll need to keep in mind. Fuses are fairly fundamental, but you might already have protection. You should also consider remote monitoring, environmental monitoring, and the temperature range your PDU must survive.

Andrew Erickson
November 6, 2022

Modbus Poll Troubleshooting: Use Correct Half-Duplex RS-485 RTS Head & Tail Times for Generators and Other Equipment

I recently visited a DPS client (a fiber ISP) to perform some generator troubleshooting at a fiber hut in a rural area. I had to troubleshoot Modbus at a fiber hut with backup UPS batteries, and a diesel backup generator (CAT D60 with GCCP 1.2 Control Panel).

Andrew Erickson
November 6, 2022

Choose and Buy a Modbus-to-SNMP Converter

If you're looking to connect Modbus devices to an SNMP network, you'll need a Modbus-to-SNMP converter. These devices are designed to bridge the gap between the two protocols, allowing you to monitor and manage Modbus protocol devices using SNMP.

Andrew Erickson
October 30, 2022

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