Sierra Monitor Corporation, a provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets, today announced that its industry-leading FieldServer IIoT gateways are now ThingWorx Ready certified and available on PTC’s ThingWorx Marketplace, the single source for third-party IoT solutions, technologies, and services built on or specifically for the ThingWorx IoT platform.
PTC’s ThingWorx IoT platform offers a world-class set of pre-integrated IoT-specific development tools and capabilities. ThingWorx is utilized by hundreds of IoT solution builders, providers, and enterprises to develop, deploy, monitor, analyze, report on, and control solutions for a variety of industries including, manufacturing, smart buildings, smart cities, and oil and gas.
Solution providers and enterprises can now use Sierra Monitor’s FieldServer IIoT gateways to connect field devices that speak standard protocols such as BACnet, LonWorks, Modbus, M-Bus, KNX and 140 other standard and device vendor-specific protocols to the ThingWorx platform. The FieldServer IIoT gateway ships with a pre-integrated ThingWorx connector, along with an intuitive web-based configurator that connects field devices and their data points to the ThingWorx platform without the need for any programming.
“We are pleased to have Sierra Monitor join our partner ecosystem and complete the ThingWorx Ready certification,” said Kevin O’Brien, vice president of IoT partner sales, PTC. “Solution builders can now leverage the combination of Sierra Monitor’s gateways and ThingWorx to easily integrate field devices, including those devices that use proprietary data exchange protocols and formats, into their applications.”
“Some of the leading IIoT applications being developed and deployed today are being written on the ThingWorx platform,” said Varun Nagaraj, CEO of Sierra Monitor. “We are pleased to have developed and qualified new software on our gateway that connects to the ThingWorx platform along with configuration software that maps virtually any field device to the platform without the need for any programming. We believe that the solution providers and enterprises that rely on the ThingWorx platform will recognize that the Sierra Monitor IIoT gateway addresses all of their edge connectivity needs.”