Part 2: How does EdgeHub Work? | Unleash the Power of the Edge – Edge Communication & Device Management Platform | InnoTalks

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Industry: WISE-IoT Solutions, iFactory, IoT Edge Intelligence Software Solutions
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Created Date: 2024/02/23
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Tim Taberner
Tim Taberner
Technical Sales Director, Europe, Advantech
Anders Nielsen
Anders Nielsen
Business Development Manager, Advantech North America
Jim ten Broeke
Jim ten Broeke
Business Development Manager, Advantech Europe
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Hello, and thanks for joining us. The deployment and use of edge intelligence has become the standard tetra in pretty much every industrial market sector. And the value arguments supporting this type of local processing and well documented improvement. That's only half the story. If we're going to deploy age intelligence on a large scale, then an equally important consideration in terms of lifetime cost of ownership. And therefore, the return on initial investment is how the edge devices are deployed, monitored, managed, maintained, and upgraded. To address these issues, we have the concept of edge communications and device management. And today, I'm joined by two of Advantech's Global Paradox Experts. To explain in more detail what this is, why it creates value and how it can be easily implemented and deployed using Advantech devices, software, and services. Jim Tenbrook is a business development manager, for our industrial IoT business in Europe, and anders Nielsen is based in North America on overseas growth and strategy in the United States. Welcome to both of you. I'd like to start by getting a bit more detail at a very high level about the issues we address with edge communications and device management. Gentlemen. Thank you so much, Tim. What a great introduction. And hello, everyone. It's an absolute pleasure to be here with you all today. It's very clear to us that managing devices remotely is really the name of the game in our increasingly digital world. But we're talking about more than just a simple oversight. We're talking about having a clear overview and a full understanding on what's going on with our entire fleet of devices. And we're doing it all from one place. That's where our edge hub really comes into play. It's like a central hub where you can seamlessly roll out necessary updates and patches to your device no matter where they are or how intricate their setup might be. In addition, you can rest assured that we've got you fully secured with the higher security measures. It's all about making sure you've got the reins, maintaining full control of your security of your devices at all times. That's right, Anders. And besides that, it can also protect an end user's existing investment by providing the hardware and software to easily connect all their legacy devices and integrate in an up to date centralized IoT or production management systems. Remember that well over eighty percent of industrial automation deployments are on brownfield sites, having this functionality available means this can be evolved through a process of managed migration rather than having to rip everything out and start again. With all of the cost, risk, and disruption that implies. Secondly, and increasingly important with the rise and the spread of cybercrime, into the industrial environment is that it provides a way to help ensure the integrity and security of edge devices and thereby the assets connected to them. Okay. Well, let's start looking at this in more detail. I think perhaps the easiest way is to look at things from the bottom up. So, Jim, let's start with that idea of protecting a user's existing investment. In their legacy devices. One of the largest challenges with data acquisition for connecting processes is the extensive landscape of existing equipment. Think about PLCs, sensors, controllers, and their specific protocols and field buses. I'd found their data acquisition hardware, in combination with voice edge link IoT gateway software enables the connection to edge intelligence providing the functions of device connectivity protocol conversion, data blocking, and data security. So it is able to unify data from a wide variety of sources as well as adding event time stamping. And this is all with zero coding. So no need for writing additional code. Just configured using the tools provided. This will not entirely eliminate the need for downtime for upgrading the equipment with data communications. But it will cover the biggest part of it. So users can continue to use the existing equipment with no need for new equipment and no need for tailored software for connecting the field to the edge. Then they can upgrade or hit place. Their field devices as and when needed, secure in the knowledge that the new equipment can be incorporated into the new architecture using the same edge intelligence and devices. I get why this is important. But of course it's something we've been doing for a long time in our edge systems. I guess the difference now is how this dovetails into the other part of the edge communication and device management system, how this provides additional value to the edge throughout the lifetime of the deployment. Anders, you were talking earlier about remote onboarding and management, which I suppose fills this part of the jigsaw. Is that right? Absolutely, Tim. Your rundown really hits home on why edge communication and device management are so important. We're not just living in a world that's more connected than ever before. Or we're also moving into an era where managing devices remotely and keeping them up to date isn't just a nice to have. It's a necessity. Here at Advance, we're not only focused on creating a top tier solutions. But also ensuring that those solutions have the longest and most productive life cycle possible. Our edge hub makes remote onboarding deployment extremely easy and efficient. It really cuts down on those complex and often pricey installation costs. Not to mention our ability to send our crucial updates means that you can keep your its devices secure and up to date. All without the need for an on-site visit. It also gives you detailed insight into the health of your devices using remote monitoring to give you a heads up if something looks like it's about to go wrong. And even if a dev device does fail, you've got a whole toolbox of things you can do to remotely get it back up and running. When we look closer at the value our edge up brings to the table, the benefits of remote onboarding and management are crystal clear. Think about this. What if we could use an electrical contractor for installation instead of in a costly and specialized engineer on-site. Thanks to our remote onboarding process. You can do exactly that. Leading to significant savings on installation costs. Once the system is live, we've got you back with remote monitoring and management tools. That allows you to keep an eye on everything and jumping to action if something actually goes wrong. We're talking about everything from system restarts, to disk recovery, firmware update, application downloads, and security patching, all doable remotely. This not only helps prevent system hiccups, but also cuts down on the need for physical maintenance, leading to huge cost savings over the lifetime of your and of course this needs tools for engineers to use. Jim, perhaps you could tell us more about how these are supplemented in the cloud and what other services are available there. So let's take a look through the functionality of Edge Hub On the lower end, we will see the devices. Here we have discussed, how to connect the the the brown existing brown filter, existing, equipment into the field. On top of that, we see the cloud. Here you see device management and data management, where we have the individual product connected now in the the Edge Hub platform. Think about device own, DMP, VPN, and, edge link. On top of that, we have the domain solutions, the I factory solutions, which can interact with the the cloud system. If you look at it on a different perspective, for the functionalities for patch up. On the left end, we see the call spread from connectivity. Here, you can connect the field with the equipments. This is bringing the data secured over MQT or MQTSS into the The Edge Hub platform. Here we start with the connectivity management. We have the onboarding, the configuring of all the the elements you would like to connect to the X three sixty five platform. We have the batch Provising, and out to the authentication. On top of that, we have the device and platform management. Here, we have, functionalities like the event notification, shadowing events, or remote, remote management. On top of that, we have the data management. Here, you can find the analytics, the data storage and visualization or the Hulu engine. I mean, interconnecting for functionality, for example, in factories like OEE you can link to the I Factory solutions that we have.