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Impact of Network Technology Sunsets on AlarmAgent WRTUs

Posted on Fri, Dec 11, 2020 @ 11:21 AM

We all know technology changes quickly. How many cell phones have you had in the last decade? Sometimes that change collides with Raco’s commitment to delivering durable products that last decades. We still have autodialers installed that were sold in the 1980s! While staying ahead of that technology curve Raco has remained committed to supporting all of the installed units out in the field. For the past few years have shipped with the latest LTE wireless technology. There are many benefits to the new technology, but many units still remain on legacy technology. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, after all.  OK, so what is happening? Key Raco network partners are now publicly committed that they will retire the legacy CDMA and 3G wireless networks in January and February of 2022, respectively. See details below. (more…)... Continue Reading

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RACO Publishes White Paper on Cloud-Based SCADA Capabilities

Posted on Tue, Dec 10, 2019 @ 12:31 PM

Analysis of Communication Platforms Examines the Current Market Landscape EMERYVILLE, Calif. (November 1, 2019) - RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co., a leading provider of field-proven remote monitoring, reporting and alarm notification systems, has published a new white paper, “Information Delivery for Remote Monitoring Systems.” The paper analyzes how remote monitoring systems function on a variety of communication platforms, from traditional landlines through the most advanced Cloud-Based SCADA systems. This paper extends a previous white paper that explored earlier technologies. Readers will learn how Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) technologies have evolved to keep up with changes in telecommunications and consumer demands. A detailed chart indicates the functionalities available in systems built on landline, cellular wireless, Cloud-Based Alarm and Cloud-Based SCADA systems. Functionalities examined include service availability, installation requirements, alarm notifications, inquiry on demand, future proofing and costs, among others. The paper also includes a reference guide to help readers evaluate how their priorities align with their options. Click to Download the FREE White Paper. About RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co. Since 1948, RACO Manufact... Continue Reading

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