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How Penn State monitors for a smart, healthy network


Not so long ago, Penn State had big network problems.

Think tons of network traffic, buildings dropping offline — that sort of thing.

When Tom Walker first started working at PSU four years ago, broadcast traffic was pushing 90,000 packets per hour. He was on the phone almost every single night because devices were down or had to be reset.

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Optigo Networks and Distech Controls work together to deliver efficient building solutions


Vancouver-based Optigo Networks has teamed up with Distech Controls, expanding its reach globally. The Optigo ConnectTM line of hardware and software solutions for smart buildings will now be available through Distech Controls and their respective channels. With their vision for efficient, technologically advanced smart buildings, this collaboration is a natural step for the two Canadian companies.

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8 ports. 10G of bandwidth. Big power.


The brand new 8-port Smart Aggregation Switch hosts 10G of bandwidth, allowing users to expand their building systems seamlessly. The switch’s extreme flexibility and massive capacity allow users to manage thousands of devices from a single switch.

“At Optigo Networks, we design solutions that scale with the client’s needs,” says Wayne Tighe, Vice President of Global Sales at Optigo Networks. “We are excited to deliver this new, forward-thinking innovation that can support any commercial building’s system.”

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Optigo Networks and Delta Australia partner to deliver end-to-end building solutions


April 12, 2018, Vancouver and Australia – Today, Vancouver-based Optigo Networks announced a new partnership with Australian integrator, Delta Building Automation. Optigo Networks’ OT network platform, Optigo ConnectTM, will now be available throughout Delta Australia’s projects. This expands Optigo Networks’ global reach, and furthers the Australian government’s mandate for high-performing, energy-efficient smart buildings.

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Optigo pioneers the Edge-to-Cloud network with Visual BACnet Capture Tools


April 4, 2018, Vancouver, BC – The future of centralized, Edge-to-Cloud systems has arrived. Optigo Networks is happy to announce an exciting new suite of Capture Tools, for complete network visibility from server to MS/TP. The sophisticated Visual BACnet Capture Tools collect network data at the edge and push it to the Visual BACnet cloud, our advanced visualization platform for building automation system service providers.

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Get absolute transparency, from server to MS/TP


It takes a long time to find problems — especially if you don’t know what they are or where they are.

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Optigo Networks blasts off in ICT


Optigo Networks is happy to announce that we are Ready to Rocket’s top pick for a company in ICT this year. This puts us in the upper stratosphere for information and communications tech companies.

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Happy International Women's Day, from Optigo Networks


 Recognizing a few of the amazing women working at Optigo

On this International Women’s Day, I’d like to take a moment and recognize three of the many incredible women in the Optigo Networks organization: Linda, Maria, and Natalie. These women work relentlessly behind the scenes to grow the company and promote a work environment of respect, ambition, and fun.

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Are you ready for IoT to change our world?


The Internet of Things (IoT) will completely alter how our buildings operate — are we ready?

Optigo Networks’ CEO, Pook-Ping Yao, recently had the pleasure of speaking at BICSI Winter Conference 2018 on IT, Operational Technology (OT), and the future of our buildings. Whether you’re ready or not, that future is coming fast: by 2020, there will be 20.8B connected devices worldwide, and 37% of those devices will be in commercial buildings.