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The All-In-One Gateway for Your E2E IIoT Solution
Flexible Communication Interfaces | Edge Computing | KPI Analysis
Onsite maintenance of your mobile cell towers costs you time, money and resources, so you’re keen to avoid being on-prem whenever possible. The key to staying offsite is to monitor your mobile cell tower assets remotely. You can do this with an IIoT solution for remote asset monitoring, supplanting your legacy maintenance schedules of physically-present inspections, resulting in a much lower OpEx for tracking, preventing and preempting connectivity problems.
Failure of critical assets means frustrated customers, delayed operations and financial loss. In order to preempt and/or deal with downtimes, asset monitoring is key. But beyond that, the value of remote monitoring lies in the fact that the data gleaned from remote device monitoring can be leveraged for KPI reporting capabilities, enabling informed business decisions by executives via smart monitoring and smart metering.
Therefore, industries are replacing their former maintenance schedules and visual inspections with new remote technologies for end-to-end site wireless monitoring, including predictive/preventative maintenance.
The Optimal Remote Asset Monitoring Solution (RAMS)
Due to the challenges for remote asset monitoring, organizations are looking to IIoT with edge computing as the solution. The ideal RAMS allows for ultimate flexibility of integration – one that moves away from a cumbersome, multi-domain, disaggregated fragmented monitoring to unified, aggregated end-to-end wireless monitoring, over cellular or fiber networks, public or private, be they 4G, 5G, PLTE, 450MHz (450 LTE) CBRS, LPWA (low power wide area) or other network options for intelligent monitoring.
RAD offers this ideal IIoT integrative solution, reducing the cost of connecting thousands of remote IoT assets, all the while strengthening security. Less hassle means a quicker time to goal.
RAD’s SecFlow IIoT Gateway
The Freedom of Choice
You know what you need best, yet the reality is that not all IIoT gateways are compatible with the solution components you might prefer. RAD SecFlow, however, is adaptable to your choices. The SecFlow IIoT gateway is the robust, all-in-one ruggedized device that enables a seamless IIoT E2E solution, integrating with all your other IIoT components, such as...
SecFlow's edge computing capability allows for utilizing the Eclipse foundation Sparkplug B protocol. The benefits are:
Simplifies integration and enables scale by unifying proprietary protocols into Sparkplug B tags
- Minimizes data usage reducing cellular cost
- Minimize data latency from minutes to seconds, providing real -time situation awareness
- Eliminates data loss due to intermittent communication channels using “Store and forward” buffering
- Secured data with MQTT over TLS
Edge Computing allows for local data processing by sensor-rich assets, rather than via a centralized control center. This saves equipment costs and space and enables future functionality flexibility. Other Edge Computing benefits include ultra-low latency, quick action on detected anomalies, lower mobile data costs, predictive maintenance based on smart data collection, and reduced cyber security needs due to a lower number of components.
Challenged by Complexity, Distance
Managing mobile service cell towers is intricate, and often involves large swaths of distance among cell towers. Using SecFlow, you overcome these challenges and seamlessly remotely monitor your cell tower site. You will monitor your...
Power System | Environmental Conditions | Security
Remotely track mobile cell tower activity with IoT-enabled sensors and smart devices installed on prem. Monitor your cell tower system’s run times, device temperatures, batteries and voltage, utility power, CO2 levels, smoke detection, water leaks, fuel generator status, and of course security monitoring from CCTV cameras, fences and door openings, motion detectors, theft detection, panic switches, tower aircraft warning lights, and more.
Together With You:
Operational Design Guidance
IIoT solutions are new, and with RAD, you don’t have to go it alone. When providing our SecFlow solution, RAD helps you understand your IIoT setup by providing a sample blueprint of SecFlow among your other components. RAD dialogues with you about SecFlow’s ideal, cloud-based integration with your IIoT assets, together reaching your leanest solution.
Here’s a sample topology design for an IIoT end-to-end solution for wireless asset monitoring centered around the RAD SecFlow Gateway:
SecFlow converts raw sensor data into meaningful insights that are viewable instantly. This data processing serves for immediate KPI reporting, enabling critical decision making based on predictability, cost-benefit analysis and risk assessment.