Optigo Networks launches new features at AHR Expo 2017

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Optigo Networks launches new features at AHR Expo 2017

Optigo Networks had the pleasure of travelling to Las Vegas, Nevada last week, for the world’s largest heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning conference: AHR Expo. At the Expo, we launched our new product integration with Contemporary Controls, showcased Optigo Connect’s latest features, presented on measuring the health of BACnet systems with Visual BACnet, and welcomed our newest team member, Ryan Hughson previously of Delta Controls.


Our innovative new collaboration with Contemporary Controls was on display at both companies’ booths. The integration merges their top-selling BASrouterLX with our powerful Visual BACnet, allowing operators and integrators to easily capture data from their MS/TP networks, then analyze and diagnose issues. With a feature to schedule or remotely trigger captures on demand, users don’t even have to be on site, as the router will push captures straight onto Visual BACnet. Read the press release, and watch our webinar to learn more

We showed off some of our most popular Optigo Connect features, as well. Our ONS - S2 smart aggregation switch was a hot topic, with its ability to achieve redundancy through an automated active/standby feature. Our upcoming release of OneClick Secure — which merges easy-to-manage switches with secure systems for an impenetrable smart building network — also started conversations: with the click of a single button, users can close all unused ports, and lock used ports to the applicable MAC address. Stay tuned for more news about OneClick Secure.

At the Expo, our CEO Pook-Ping Yao presented on how to measure the health of BACnet systems with Visual BACnet. He talked about how the platform helps users quantify the health of their BACnet system and perform comprehensive audits.

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We also welcomed our recent hire, Ryan Hughson, previously of Delta Controls and a long-time champion of Optigo Networks, as Manager of Building Solutions. With 15 years’ worth of experience in the building automation industry, Ryan was a great addition to our booth and our company. Read more about the newest hire at Optigo.

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Optigo left AHR with new relationships, and full of excitement for next year’s AHR in Chicago. Thank you to the organizers of AHR Expo 2017, and to all who stopped by our booth. See you at AHR 2018!

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