AHR organizers on the benefits of HVACaaS and the technologies enabling them

While many people anticipate the holidays because of the gifts, joy and togetherness it brings them with friends and family, the thought leaders and equipment manufacturers in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) industries get excited about the…

Lencore on reinventing mass notification for modern emergencies

This past summer, the Modern Equipment Manufacturer had the privilege to provide coverage of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Annual Conference in San Antonio. When speaking with the participating industry thought leaders and technology solution providers ushering in a…

How the secure gateway could be a solution for IIoT security

In previous articles on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I dove head-first into the issue of IIoT security. I talked about why malicious actors would possibly want to hack an IIoT device and looked at the increasing sophistication and cooperation that…

OEMs and cyber – it’s time to get serious about IIoT security

In my last article on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I took a detailed look at the rise of ransomware and talked about the current cybersecurity threat landscape. I also looked at the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and talked about…

Ransomware and IIoT devices – is there really a threat?

The cybersecurity firm, Recorded Future, which tracks cyberattacks on healthcare organizations and government entities, claims that there have been more than 140 ransomware attacks against state and local governments and health care providers in 2019 alone. Those 140+ cyberattacks held…

The Water Council on why water utilities need innovation

The Modern Equipment Manufacturer has spent the last month or so sharing some very interesting conversations that we had with the companies that were exhibiting, speaking and demonstrating their products at the recent WEFTEC Conference. And what we’ve discovered is…

How smart water increases uptime and security for utilities – an interview with Siemens

In the past, when a waste water treatment center had a device break, there was probably very little warning. It would fail, the entire process would grind to a halt and the entire facility would be offline. Then, a repair…

Smart cities. Smart homes. Smart water? Badger Meter explains why water utilities want to be smarter

There is a movement to make everything – from personal devices, to appliances to physical structures – smarter. Today, there are smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities. And each are designed to monitor things utilizing a network of sensors,…

Using data analytics to make informed water infrastructure maintenance decisions

There is a reason why Big Data and data analytics are IT trends that are making their way across all industries and organizations – the ability to take the mountains of data that many organizations already aggregate and analyze them…

Grundfos fights the water quality “silver tsunami” with technology

In advance of this year’s WEFTEC Conference – one of the world’s leading water quality and wastewater conferences – we had the opportunity to sit down with one of the show’s organizers, Barry Liner, the Chief Technical Officer and director…

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