Introduction to IT networking

The basics of IT networking, for OT professionals

Do you struggle to communicate with your IT colleagues? Do they use concepts and language that go right over your head? We’ve got an introduction to networking that will get you caught up on the essentials of IT speak.

Register for our webinar to find out about key terms, and learn why networking is similar to the postal system. Hosts Robert Lastinger from Distech Controls and Dave Cousins from Optigo Networks will cover the basics of networking and explain concepts you should know. At the end of this session, you will be able to work better and closer with your IT colleagues.

At Optigo, we firmly believe IT and OT can work together in any number of ways. Your network could be separate or converged, and you could assign responsibilities based on expertise or device type.

Do you struggle to communicate with your IT colleagues? Do they use concepts and language that go right over your head? We’ve got an introduction to networking that will get you caught up on the essentials of IT speak.

For better or worse, MS/TP remains a dominant force in our connected buildings. It’s widely installed. Manufacturers continue to produce MS/TP-friendly devices.

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We've all been there. When you're constantly putting out fires, sometimes a band-aid fix is all you have time for.

Commercial buildings and campuses worldwide are running on BACnet. Reports show its rate of adoption increasing year over year.

Four years ago, Penn State was at 90,000 packets per hour of broadcast traffic. At least a dozen different buildings were randomly dropping offline.

Visual BACnet is an advanced visualization tool for Building Automation System (BAS) Service Providers. The powerful analytics engine quickly identifies common problems and anomalous behavior in the BACnet infrastructure.

Back by popular demand, we are troubleshooting your pcap files live! Have a troublesome network and a pcap file, but don’t know where to start with Visual BACnet?

Have a troublesome network and a pcap file, but don’t know where to start with Visual BACnet? Our team of BACnet buffs field a lot questions on the best ways to filter, drill down, and pinpoint problems in Visual BACnet.