Networking the Internet of Things (IoT)
With IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) revolutionizing operations, networks now need to connect thousands to millions of sensors and machines, versus the hundreds of the past. This modernization requires a fundamental shift in the planning of the data transport infrastructure. Black & Veatch assists clients with this transition to a next-generation network platform.
Most businesses have traditionally grown organically, adding networks as they build their operations, and thus creating a complex system of separate, physical networks. Today those networks are facing interoperability and communications challenges. Done properly, connecting and integrating enterprise and operations systems through a converged IP-based network architecture offers improved operational efficiencies, scalability and security. Black & Veatch uses IP network technology to create a more reliable and resilient network architecture.
Black & Veatch offers the needed IT insight to assess, design, engineer and install a modern, scalable IT network infrastructure.
We combine decades of critical infrastructure experience with communications and network expertise to deliver an integrated network architecture that specifically meets a company or city’s needs for the long term.
We can recommend design enhancements and a best-fit communications solution for any business challenge. Our team of certified network engineers understands the full breadth of different technology from wireless to wireline.
Black & Veatch’s IT Network services include:
- Network and communications assessment and analysis.
- Conceptual network design and configuration.
- Proof-of-concept testing.
- Network deployment.
- Cybersecurity NERC/CIP-compliant infrastructure design and deployment.