Netin (Network Intelligence Systems) is a young and innovative company, founded in 2016, focus on the software development for the monitoring and diagnosis of large industrial infrastructures. Through these years, Netin team have developed, based on their knowledge of customers needs and the experience of a close relationship with them, a set of software tools totally adapted to the requirements and features of the industry.

Netin is specifically designed to cover the industry needs in the process of digital transformation, irrespective of devices, systems, standards and protocols, and is developed with the flexibility required to easy integrate and support the IoT strategies of any kind of company and business.

Netin’s high capacities to collect and ingest big volume of data, apply advanced analytics techniques and display information on visual and intuitive dashboards, makes Netin set of solutions the most powerful tool of the market for monitoring OT infrastructures.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

Netin: Netin solutions offer a complete set of functionalities to help their customers in their daily operation and maintenance tasks, detecting in advance potential risk situations and displaying key information for the decision-making process.

Main areas where Netin tools can help their customers to make the different are:

IoT, as the connectivity of the industry grows due to the incorporation of IoT devices and technology, Netin offer the flexibility and the integration capabilities needed to implement a strong, accurate and reliable IoT strategy.

Real-time monitoring of all the assets, hardware and software, that form the industrial facilities, displaying key information to improve the production processes and reduce maintenance and operating costs.

Assets management, knowing exactly which assets form your infrastructure, and their current state, is the only way to guarantee their security and their efficiency and maintainability, helping you to reduce operation and maintenance costs.

Predictive maintenance, through performance models based on the data collected in real time, the advanced analytics techniques applied and the possibility to configure alarms that will trigger when any deviation appears.

Forensic analysis, through the register and analysis of every information source of your systems and devices (logs) it is possible to diagnoses any incident, tracing all the way down the root causes.

Cybersecurity, real-time monitoring, assets management and forensic analysis techniques are the main foundations to ensure OT security.

E.E: What’s the news for 2020 about new products?

Netin: We are working in a new version, Netin Spider, to be release at the end of 2020, which will include interesting new features for our customers.

Our UX /UI team is working, together with the Software Development team, in a brand-new interface with more configurable user options, new dashboard displays, and joining all the functionalities from NetinDS, NetinAM and NetinHUB in a easy way according to the user needs.

According to the goal of Netin being independent from devices, systems and standards, we keep on working to include new industrial protocols that will expand our potential capabilities of automatically discover the wider range of devices.

And our cybersecurity experts are improving Netin features of managing security information and events to offer more diagnosis and forensic analysis functionalities.

E.E: What are the ranges of traded products?

Netin: Netin range of products are:

NetinDS: the monitoring system that allows you to get to all the systems running in your facilities, independent from devices and systems vendor, and integrate them in a easy way. An only tool full of functionalities:

Monitoring in real time of all the devices and systems that form your industrial facilities and OT infrastructures: PLCs, RTUs, ICS (Industrial Control System), DCS (Distributed Control System), SCADA, etc.

Auditing, set up your own standards and check its achievement constantly with the auditing tools and the possibility to create user templates fully personalised (auditing process always active, creation of your own standards and knowledge database).

Integration of all your industrial systems and devices under an only monitoring and diagnosis tool thanks to the application of your own standards, industrial standards, and to the development of customized drivers.

Forensic analysis, collecting data from all the processes perform by all the different devices that form your facilities is a key information source about the systems operation that allow you to trace, analyse and find out the reason of the events and efficiently solve their origin.

NetinAM: addon for efficient assets management, hardware and software, key point to guarantee efficiency, maintainability and security of industrial facilities, helping you to have a clear and complete view of all the assets.

NetinHUB: addon that allows you to integrate and connect NetinDS with the world, making easier the information exchange and adding new functionalities to your monitoring and diagnosis system. NetinHUB features include:

  • Cloud/On-premise architectures;
  • Standards and protocols compatibility;
  • Real time IIoT connectivity;
  • IT/OT integration (SCADA, wearables, DMS, IoT…).

E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?

Netin: The market in the industrial context is evolving towards the digital transformation, going for innovation and new technologies, and developing projects to implement IoT strategies.

Since the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, this trend has been very strong and companies have been investing in this kind of Industry 4.0 initiatives, making real the process of industrial digitization.

Although this trend has lately slowed down, due to the appearance of the Covid-19 and the halt that it has meant for the world economy, digitization and automation are, more than ever, essential to quickly get over this situation, thanks to the flexibility and efficiency that provides in production processes, being able to improve productivity, reduce costs and adapt to changes to become more competitive.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

Netin: The industrial market trend is clearly focus on digitization, with initiatives towards the Industry 4.0.

But, when working on the industry sector, it is important knowing the context in detail, being well aware of the features, and keeping in mind that introducing changes aimed at updating the current systems involve high investments and face some challenges, for example about security, that can slow down the implementation speed.

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?

Netin: The most innovative products that Netin markets are the tools capable of integrate OT and IT, meaning the capability to making real the convergence between the operational and the information technology systems, gathering and ingesting big data from field devices, and monitoring events and production processes, getting information with high added value ready to be use in decision making at different strategic levels inside the company.

At the same time, it is essential to guarantee flexibility and scalability with cloud architectures and services, working as gateway between OT and Cloud, as is the case of NetinHUB, integrating all the data from NetinDS, to take advantage of the potential that information offers us.

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2020?

Netin: We are working to expand Netin tools to different sectors and open new markets.

Netin solutions are versatile and offer great advantages and possibilities in all industry sectors and business areas, providing the key and valuable data and information that can make the difference and set a competitive advantage regarding other companies.

Our goal is to become a reference worldwide helping our customers to get the best results of their facilities.