More connectivity and cybersecurity – what 2020 holds for device manufacturers

In our last article on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we sat down with Steve Shaw, VP of Sales and Marketing at Sierra Monitor, to talk about the trends that shaped the equipment and device manufacturing industry in the previous year,…

Collecting device data and the looming threat of IIoT security concerns – 2019 trends in review

Now that 2020 is underway, it’s time to look back at the major trends that shaped and defined the commercial and industrial device marketplace over the past 12 months. The past year was an exciting one for device manufacturers, who…

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…

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…

Keeping the lights on at water treatment facilities – Eaton talks maximizing uptime at WEFTEC

Ensuring that the water that comes out of our taps is pure and high quality is pretty serious business. Delivering high quality water – and treating our waste water – is essential to life, health and hygiene in every town,…

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