Connecting HVAC Systems to the Cloud

This company is one of the world's largest manufacturers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Business Challenge

The company was looking to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to enhance the capabilities of its large-scale HVAC systems. These are typically located in developments such as college campuses, commercial office buildings and hospitals. One particular area of interest is enabling predictive maintenance as servicing major HVAC systems is expensive, while a prolonged outage can cause disruption.

Sierra Wireless Solution, with Enhanced Carrier Connectivity (ECC)

The company opted for the FX30 Gateway as the powerful mixture of functionality, reliability and low power consumption provides a sound platform for IoT. Sierra's Enhanced Carrier Connectivity simplifies IoT by providing secure access to multiple Tier-1 networks throughout the US, so they did not have to manage multiple SIM vendors.

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