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An Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions Accelerator providing enterprise-grade implementations to companies across the globe: Mesh Systems

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Mesh Systems helps enterprises achieve digital transformation by providing Internet of Things (IoT) software, services, and solutions. Mesh Systems’ deep engineering competency combined with its passion to be the best IoT Solutions Accelerator in the world making it the ideal partner to drive business outcomes with the Internet of YOUR Things. Mesh Systems strives to deliver compelling solutions to excellent customers by bringing together exceptional talent, shared passion, innovative technology, and a workplace culture that celebrates both individual contribution and team success.

Mesh Systems treats its fellow colleagues, customers, business partners, suppliers, and all those in the communities in which it works with respect, fairness, and integrity. As an IoT solutions provider that develops and operates connected products, Mesh Systems works with customers to design, build, and deploy connected products and solutions into their respective markets. As pioneers of the IoT industry, the company enables its customers to deliver incredible value by providing fully managed solutions so that the customers can focus on their core competencies.

First IoT solutions company to attain SOC 2 compliance

Achieving SOC 2 compliance is a significant accomplishment for Mesh Systems, as it demonstrates the company's commitment to providing the highest level of security and trust to its customers. SOC 2 compliance is a widely recognized benchmark for service organizations that handle sensitive data, and it requires a rigorous assessment of the controls related to a company's non-financial reporting. By attaining SOC 2 compliance, Mesh Systems has demonstrated that it has the necessary controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data it handles on behalf of its customers. "We are pleased to have attained SOC 2 compliance," said Doug Brune, Chief Operating Officer of Mesh Systems. "This is a testament to the company's ongoing operational excellence and commitment to privacy and security. We take the protection of our customer and employee data seriously and look for continuous improvement in these areas."

In today's increasingly connected world, the importance of data security and compliance cannot be overstated. Organizations that handle sensitive data must have the necessary controls in place to protect that data and attaining SOC 2 compliance is a crucial step in demonstrating a commitment to security and trust. Mesh Systems is proud to have achieved this milestone and is well-equipped to meet the security and compliance needs of its customers as it continues to provide high-quality IoT solutions, software, and services.

SENSORSYNC

SensorSync, a gateway device designed for simple wireless remote monitoring, interfaces with local area sensors and actuators through both wired and wireless interfaces via Modbus RTU and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), respectively. The device is also “Plug and Play” enabled — a Microsoft technology that automatically integrates smart devices into solutions without manual configuration of the device. “The device is a highly secure, industrial-grade, and a no-code-required, cost-effective gateway,” said Uriel Kluk, Mesh Systems’ Chief Technology Officer. SensorSync is self-contained and can be used in both indoor and outdoor environments with the ability to operate over an extended temperature range. The device leverages a Twilio Trust Onboard programmable SIM with X.509 client-side certification that provides “easy, production-ready authentication with the Microsoft Azure Cloud and is globally connectable to cellular networks,” Kluk said.

BLE 5.0/4.2 allows SensorSync to be compatible with off-the-shelf industrial-grade wireless sensors including, but not limited to: 3-Axis accelerometers, temperature, humidity, and motion sensors. The ModBus interface exposes configuration to poll registers and report telemetry from industrial devices such as PLC and ModBus IO. The device is location-aware through multi-constellation Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Azure certification allows for the acceleration of IoT initiatives and for customers to have confidence in the readiness, compatibility, and usability of certified devices. SensorSync was tested by Microsoft to meet its reference configuration to guarantee functionality and interoperability. SensorSync is now included in the Azure Certified Device Catalogue, an exclusive listing of devices that have gone through the same certification process. “Being part of the Azure Certified Device program validates our ability to jumpstart customers’ IoT projects with pre-tested device and operating system combinations,” said Andrew Cohoat, Vice President of Business Development at Mesh Systems. “Decreasing the usual customization and work required for compatibility ensures Mesh Systems can help customers get quickly started on their IoT solution.”

Meet the leader behind the success of Mesh Systems

Richard Baxter is Co-Founder and CEO of Mesh Systems. Prior, he was Co-Founder and CTO of Pensar Corporation, a diversified electronics design and manufacturing services company. At Pensar, Richard architected and managed the Company’s technology strategy, intellectual property portfolio, and engineering workforce. He served as Senior VP of Global Design Services for SMTC Corporation (Toronto, ON), a global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company, following SMTC’s acquisition of Pensar in 2000.

Richard has more than 40 years of diverse experience in high technology software, services and manufacturing businesses. He is recognized as an IoT pioneer and technical expert in sensors, wireless communications, and embedded networking. Richard holds 11 U.S. patents and is a 1982 graduate of Purdue University, where he received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Richard is passionate about unlocking the true value of IoT through the Digital Transformation IoT enables.

“Our talented team has deep expertise spanning IoT hardware design, embedded software development, wireless systems, and cloud-based business applications.”