HMS Industrial IoT Blog

Stay up to date with the latest technical developments and trends within industrial communication and IoT.


産業用通信および IIoT のソリューションプロバイダーである HMS が、お客様のビジネス向上にどのような役割を果たしているのかをご確認ください

Browse Through the Media Library

A compilation of whitepapers, ebooks, podcasts, videos and imagery focused on industrial communication

Industrial IoT Blog

Stay up to date with the latest technical developments and trends within industrial communication and IoT

Media Library from HMS Networks

Spotlight: Secure Remote Access for Industrial Machines Ebook. Get your free copy to learn the business benefits of remote access

The Newsroom

Latest News: Industrial network market shares 2019 according to HMS

HMS Hub™ - ハードウェアとソフトウェアの接点

HMS Hub - 新たにリリースされた Anybus Edge システム内で産業用データをつなげる新しいソリューション

Realizing the factory of the future with 5G

Safer, flexible and more efficient manufacturing systems will be possible thanks to the ultra-low-latency and reliability of 5G connectivity. Learn how HMS can help.

産業用通信に No. 1 の選択を

産業用通信および IIoT を実現する製品の独立系リーディングサプライヤー

IIoT の実現

HMS は産業機器と IoT ソフトウェアをつなぎ、IT と OT の間をスムーズに橋渡しします


HMS の先進的なセキュリティ機能はデータとシステムを保護するだけでなく、IoT システムを守るベストプラクティスを明らかにします


コスト削減、効率向上、より的確な決断を可能にするビッグデータの活用に、HMS のソリューションがお役に立ちます

TechTalks from HMS Networks

Stay up to date on the latest trends in the world of automation and IoT. Learn from HMS' industry experts in the TechTalks webinar series.


HMS は、最新設備を導入した世界中の拠点でお客様からのご要望に応える製品を製造しています


HMS のビジョンは、より生産性が高く持続的な世界のために産業用機器の通信を可能にすることであり、会社としての成長や収益性を目指すだけでなく、環境や社会に対する責任も担っています


近年急成長を遂げている HMS では、500 名以上のスタッフが 世界中に広がる 15 か国で 働き、同じ企業価値を共有しています

HMS Solution Partner Program

Leverage your automation and IoT software expertise on HMS industrial connectivity hardware and turn industrial data to end customer value

HMS の最新ニュース

世界各国の HMS に関する最新情報をお届けします

HMS が提供するワールドクラスソリューション

HMS の 3 つの製品ブランド、Anybus、Ixxat、Ewon による産業用通信や IIoT に最適なワールドクラスのソリューションをご紹介

Connecting Devices™

産業用機器の通信を実現する HMS は、その技術によって何百万台ものロボットやエンジン、ドライブ製品、発電機など、ビジネスに不可欠な設備を接続しています

Making the Case for Remote Access

by Julia Sheridan | 4 15, 2019

Remote access and management of industrial equipment

Ewon remote solutions allow you to access, monitor and control industrial machinery online.


Secure Remote Access for Industrial Machines Ebook

Secure Remote Access Ebook


Defining the Need for Remote Access

Perhaps for as long as industrial machine builders have existed, they've had the desire to look into the operation of their machines from afar. For original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with far-flung fleets of machines at customer facilities, as well as for end-user manufacturing companies with multiple sites and corporate engineering centers, visibility into the operation of remote assets presents a compelling business case.


Typical use cases for remote access to industrial machines include:

  • Troubleshooting and programming Programmable Logic Controllers [PLCs) remotely
  • Viewing and controlling your remote Human Machine Interfaces (HMls)
  • Connecting to a web camera for assistance
  • Supporting Field technicians for commissioning


Remote Connectivity Solutions



Exploring the Business Benefits of Remote Access

The ability to remotely access a machine's control system can help troubleshooting and solve an estimated 60 to 70 percent of operating problems, avoiding the need for support personnel to travel across town - or around the world. The types of problems that can derail production often don't require fixing the machine so much as tweaking its programming or other parameters. For example, you can accommodate changes in raw materials, machine wear, or other production inputs that may have shifted over time.

Remote access enables you to move from a reactive support model to a proactive service model with benefits that include:

  1. Cutting travel costs
  2. Improving responsiveness
  3. Reducing the impact of emergencies
  4. Optimizing engineers' workloads
  5. Maximizing machine uptime and productivity

Rapid issue resolution also means less downtime and a faster return to full production for the machine builder's customer. On those occasions when an in-person service call is required, remote visibility can help ensure that the person with the right skills, the right parts, and the right tools is sent - increasing the odds of a "fix on first visit" outcome. All this leads to a better customer experience and higher customer satisfaction.

The pressures driving industry to adopt remote access strategies have only intensified in recent years as industry faces the continued loss of subject matter experts to retirement. The expertise of those remaining must be stretched over a larger installed base of production machines that is often increasingly deployed globally. Machine builders are also recognizing the opportunity that remote access opens up for creating new, revenue-generating, proactive and preventive services that can be offered to their customers.

Overall, everyone is looking for more efficiency, which means less waste. Machine builders can achieve competitive advantages using remote access (see figure above) to serve more customers and reach new geographic markets, even without a local service setup.


Get a copy of our ebook to learn the benefits of remote access!

Secure Remote Access Ebook

Upcoming Events

Tradeshows and Events

See what events and trade shows HMS will be attending to have a look at our latest technology and speak to one of our experts.
Customer Testimonials

Case Studies

Our customers speak for us when it comes to the quality and dedication we give to them, see all of our success stories.
Explore our Media Collection

Media Library

Browse through the videos, podcasts, imagery, whitepapers, and ebooks created by HMS Networks
View our extensive selection

Industrial IoT Blog

Stay up to date with the latest technical developments and trends within industrial communication and IoT