Success Stories Fluidmesh Networks has joined the Rockwell Automation Encompass™ Partner Program

Location: New York, USA
Date: February 8th 2019

Fluidmesh Networks has joined the Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner Program

Fluidmesh Networks has been named an Encompass Product Partner in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program. Through Encompass, customers can quickly locate complementary products that best solve their application challenges. Encompass partner companies deliver key capabilities that help to complement the Rockwell Automation portfolio and vision of The Connected Enterprise. As an Encompass Partner, Fluidmesh Networks brings an innovative MPLS-based wireless backbone solution to Rockwell Automation customers for all those applications where running a cable is not feasible. Fluidmesh wireless solution delivers:

● An MPLS-based Wireless Network supporting both Layer 2 and Layer 3
● A guaranteed sub-20ms latency in static and roaming conditions
● x2-5 Times more range in comparison with 802.11-based solutions
● Up to 500 Mbps of usable TCP Throughput
● A true 0ms handoff to vehicles and heavy equipment running PLCs while roaming
● Full compatibility with Modbus and EtherNet/IP protocols
● License-free as well as Licensed sub 6 GHz transmission
● Support for Rockwell Automation Allen Bradley® products and other PLCs

Fluidmesh Networks brings its wireless solutions to Rockwell Automation customers in the following verticals:

● Industrial & Factory Automation
● Security
● Transportation
● Mining, Materials & Minerals
● Automated Material Handling
● Ports & Intermodal Yards
● Entertainment / Theme Parks
● Smart Cities

Choosing Fluidmesh MPLS solution to support your Rockwell Automation project is the best way to deliver fiber-like performance over a flexible, reliable wireless link.

Discussing the partnership, Fluidmesh Co-Founder and EVP of Sales & Marketing Cosimo Malesci comments,

“This partnership with Rockwell Automation means a lot to us. It is the result of deployments that Fluidmesh has completed in over 75 countries, including in several vertical markets where Rockwell Automation equipment is used as a standard. Fluidmesh goal is to re-define what is possible over a wireless link, and create value for Rockwell Automation customers previously limited by 802.11, LTE, or other wireless technologies. If you are working on mission-critical and autonomous applications, with the goals of increasing safety and profitability, we strongly encourage you to reach out to the Fluidmesh team and learn how our solution, together with Rockwell Automation products, may be able to assist you. This is the beginning of a great partnership with Rockwell Automation, and we are confident that there is much more to come.”

About Fluidmesh Networks

Fluidmesh Networks is an MIT spinoff and leader in wireless systems for security, industrial and mission critical applications. Operating on unlicensed frequencies, Fluidmesh employs an MPLS-based standard and can support mission-critical applications such as condition monitoring, SCADA, live-video, passenger WiFi, tele-remote operations and automation.

Fluidmesh builds wireless backhaul infrastructure through point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, mesh, and mobility networks. Our technology applies to environments such as transportation, mining, entertainment, industrial processing, oil and gas, ports, military, security and more.

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people, serving customers in more than 80 countries.

About the Rockwell Automation Encompass™ Partner Program

The Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner program offers customers access to a collaborative network of companies mutually focused on developing, implementing and supporting best-in-class solutions.