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CloudGate now certified to run with Microsoft Azure IoT.

Option has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services. IoT projects are complex and take a long time to implement. Choosing and connecting the right set of devices, assets or sensors to the cloud can be time-consuming. To jumpstart IoT projects with confidence, customers are looking for certified devices and platforms that are tested for readiness, compatibility and usability with the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite. Option knows how.



Option’s LoRa solution enables the customer to have an end to end LoRa network using one or more CloudGate gateways without the need to connect to an external LoRaWAN server.

Sensor data can be analyzed and reacted to on the CloudGate, forwarded to remote servers and/or exposed using any protocol supported by LuvitRED, for example MODBUS or BACnet.

More here

CloudGate Smart Metering Expansion card

We’ve listened.
And created a IoT gamechanger.
Option’s CloudGate Smart Metering Expansion card revolutionizes Smart Building and Energy Optimization markets.
Featuring all or any combinations of M-Bus, Modbus TCP/RTU, RS232, 5 GPIO, I2C, USB and DSMR/P1 while adding optional LoRa, BACnet, Zigbee or WiFi and enabled to combine up to 250 M-Bus devices.
In just one device.
Combining unique protocol combinations, creating unrivalled flexibility with unparalleled value.

One device to make your buildings and cabinets smart and connected with the added ability to simultaneously roll-out a private wireless IoT sensor network.

Available now. Find out more here

CloudGate Home Office Solution

In this Covid19 new mass remote and online environment, what can a small business do to protect itself and its workforce from coronavirus cyber security threats?

The Option™ CloudGate Home Office Solution pack allows companies to implement home office for their employees in a smart and secure way in the blink of an eye. 

The solution uses a fully virtualized managed switch that connects employees over secure VPN technology to the internal company network, just as they would be connected in the office to the internal network via WiFi or cable inside the office.  Easy to install and no need for any additional software!

LoRa Basics Station

Option™ CloudGate gateways now feature LoRa Basics™ Station

Drastically simplify the management of your large scale LoRaWAN networks with CloudGate and LoRa Basics™ Station

LoRa Basics™ Station is the future proof way of connecting LoRaWAN Gateways to the vast majority of the world’s leading LoRaWAN Network Providers.

Some of the advantages of LoRa Basics™ Station over Semtech ’s legacy UDP Packet Forwarder are:
·      Centralized Update and Configuration Management
·      State-of-the-art Authentication mechanism
·      Centralized Channel-Plan Management
·      No Dependency on Local Time Keeping
With this integration, OPTION CloudGate continues to keep its role as the world’s leading smart-edge LoRaWAN Gateway, however, we continue to support the usage of the legacy Semtech Packet Forwarder – the original LoRaWAN packet forwarder, for development and demonstration purposes.