BAVENO, Italy, October 27, 2011 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced that it is offering wireless access point from Cisco, a global leader in networking, as part of Honeywell’s OneWireless™ solution of industrial wireless products and services. These solutions provides customers seeking to implement a long-term, plant-wide wireless infrastructure at their industrial facilities with industry leading technology and support from two of the largest and most established wireless solutions providers in the world.
Cisco’s new Aironet 1552 Access Point with Honeywell’s OneWireless network, provides wireless coverage for both Wi-Fi applications and ISA100.11a field instruments under a single infrastructure and minimizing total cost of ownership.
Honeywell is an industry leader in wireless technology, products and services. The addition of Cisco’s technical capability and experience in mesh infrastructure and Wi-Fi applications will offer industrial automation customers an unparalleled level of choice and expertise when devising future proof wireless solutions to best suit their plant needs.
“The process industry’s appetite for wireless applications continues to increase at an exponential rate, with needs extending far beyond field instruments,” said Raymond Rogowski, global wireless marketing director, Honeywell Process Solutions. “With Cisco’s wireless technology in HPS’ process control systems, new and existing customers in the oil & gas, refining, chemicals and power sectors will have the most comprehensive selection of products and services available to them when planning and implementing wireless network solutions at their facilities. Cisco’s position as a global leader in network technology also ensures that customers will always have the very latest technology at their fingertips.”
“The addition of Cisco’s access point to Honeywell’s wireless network offering continues the theme of OneWireless as a cost effective, plant-wide wireless mesh infrastructure capable of supporting technologically advanced applications such as rotating assets, VOIP, and security systems. As an industry leader, Honeywell is strategically committed to supporting the huge growth in industrial wireless applications, this access provides an additional pillar to moving the industry forward quickly.”
For more information about Honeywell’s industrial wireless solutions, visit www.thewirelessplant.com
Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com. Honeywell Process Solutions is part of Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions group, a global leader in providing product and service solutions that improve efficiency and profitability, support regulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes, buildings and industry. For more information about Process Solutions, access www.honeywellprocess.com.
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