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January, 2020 Newsletter - Cybersecurity, Building Analytics, and IPV6 support in BACnet Stack.

January 29, 2020

Cimetrics Focus on Cybersecurity at AHR Expo

As we launch into 2020, we would like to invite you to join us at the upcoming AHR Expo in Orlando, FL

At the show, Cimetrics will be focused on providing the BAS industry with the technology, products, and services it needs to implement holistic cybersecurity in building systems.

Showcase Secured by Cimetrics™ (SbC)
In our booth #666 at AHR, we will be showcasing how Secured by Cimetrics will dramatically reshape how the BAS industry secures its networks. Secured by Cimetrics is a suite of technology that builds on the recently released BACnet/SC to implement a full-stack, device-to-cloud approach to securing buildings.

Discover more over the coming weeks and months, and get updates at To arrange a personal meeting at the booth, please select a time and date the link below.

If you are not at AHR Expo please attend the live webinar of this event. Register here.

Product Spotlight
BACnet Protocol Stack V7.3 now with IPv6 support

If your company needs to develop BACnet-compliant applications that run on different Operating System, the Cimetrics BACstac saves man-years of development. Cimetrics now has a new version of the BACnet protocol stack: BACstac 7.3 with IPv6 support. The Cimetrics BACstac saves man-years of development when your company needs to create a BACnet solution! You can upgrade the BACstack to BACnet/SC when it is released. Learn More

Analytika Case Study - A hospital saves over a million dollars in annual energy costs 

In addition, Analytika improved comfort, sustainability, and social responsibility in the community. Cimetrics was selected to provide its Analytika Pro solution for Hospital. Within the 2.1 million square feet monitored by Cimetrics, there are operating rooms,
research labs, vivariums, and offices. Cimetrics collaborated with the hospital and their building automation system provider to connect to and collect sensor and actuator data from over 59,000 physical points.

Energy Savings Financial Summary:

  • Energy Savings: $1,010,083
  • Simple Payback: 0.46 years
  • Net Present Value: $1,892,240
  • Implementation rate of recommendations: 45%

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework and BAS 

This article is one of a series of articles published to coincide with the New Deal Cybersecurity Summit at AHR Expo 2020 in Orlando. It explains what NIST Framework is and what its core consists of.

The IoT wars are over, maybe? Amazon, Apple, Google give up on smart-home domination dreams, agree to develop common standards 

The new “Connected Home over IP” approach will be developed through a new working group within smart home veteran organization the Zigbee Alliance, and the broad brush blueprint of the new standard is stark in its obviousness. It will be an IP-based protocol so it can connect directly to the internet rather than require a hub; it will be open-source and royalty-free and allow for end-to-end secure communication; and it will work with core standards like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Read More

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