The Industry-Leading FieldServer Building Automation Platform Just Got Smaller and Faster.
Posted by: Sierra Monitor Corporation | Posted on: Monday, January 14, 2019
Milpitas, California, Jan. 15, 2018 – The iconic purple FieldServer cloud and protocol gateway from Sierra Monitor Corporation (OCTQB:SRMC) has a new look and next-generation performance.
FieldServer is an industry-leading cloud and protocol conversion gateway for building automation experts. With support for more than 140 unique equipment protocols, an easy and intuitive user interface, and cloud-based remote access included with every unit, FieldServer is the most powerful and flexible tool for connecting and interworking building automation systems including BACnet, KNX, LonWorks, Modbus and more.
The new FieldServer is 22% smaller than the classic design while quadrupling CPU performance and memory. The industry-standard DIN-rail mounted form-factor supports four unique building automation tools –
- BACnet Router – a staple of building automation networks, the BACnet router comes with 1 or 2 serial ports, as well as a Wi-Fi version. The BTL-certified product includes a powerful Explorer function which, when combined with the Cloud-based Remote Access, saves integrators time and money through remote diagnostic capabilities.
- BACnet IoT Gateway – A unique product for the market, the IoT Gateway combines a full-featured BACnet Explorer with Cloud access so that customers can monitor and manage any BACnet objects and points through SMC Cloud.
- BACnet to Modbus EZ-Gateway – Put any Modbus equipment onto the BACnet network. The EZ Gateway simplifies the most-common ‘Modbus to BACnet’ protocol translation with an easy, field-programmable user interface.
- QuickServer multiple-protocol gateway – Sierra Monitor’s most powerful protocol gateway, QuickServer supports over 140 different protocols from manufacturers worldwide. Use the field programmable interface to connect any facilities-based equipment to common building automation networks.
“It’s been a pleasure working with all the FieldServer products that have set the standard for gateways in building automation for more than 16 years,” said Gordon MacLachlan, founder of Sierra Foothills Integration, a systems integration business focused on building automation. “It’s clear SMC remains committed to the continuous improvement
of an already superb product line, and I’m sure all their customers will be joining me in welcoming even more speed and a smaller form factor that’s going to buy us some extra real estate on that DIN rail.”
The new FieldServer will be on display at the AHR Expo 2019 in Atlanta January 14-16, 2019, at Sierra Monitor’s stand C5452. For more information about the new FieldServer product suite, please visit: https://www.sierramonitor.com/fieldserver-bacnet-products-suite .
About Sierra Monitor Corporation
Sierra Monitor Corporation addresses the industrial and commercial facilities management market with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that target facility automation and life safety requirements.
The company’s FieldServer brand of protocol gateways and SMC Cloud target the facility automation segment and are used by OEMs and system integrators to enable local and remote monitoring and control. With more than 200,000 products, supporting over 140 protocols, installed in commercial and industrial facilities, FieldServer is the industry’s leading multi-protocol gateway.
Sierra Monitor’s Sentry IT flame and gas detection solutions address the facilities and life safety segment and are used by safety managers to protect facility personnel and assets. Tens of thousands of Sentry IT branded controllers, sensor modules, and software are installed at facilities such as natural gas vehicle fueling and maintenance stations, wastewater treatment plants, oil and gas refineries and pipelines, parking garages, and underground telephone vaults.
Headquartered in Milpitas, California, Sierra Monitor was founded in 1978 and has been a public company since 1989. By combining its distinguished track record in industrial sensing and automation with IoT technologies such as wireless, cloud connectivity, and data services, Sierra Monitor is at the forefront of the IIoT market expansion.
For more information visit: https://www.sierramonitor.com/fieldserver-and-cloud-connectivity
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