Oil and gas fields seem like a perfect market for wireless networks—and a potentially lucrative one. Yet operators are reluctant to use wireless, because of concerns about reliability and security in an industry where downtime can cost millions and the product is literally explosive. However, recent advances in technology are finally providing reliable, secure wireless systems that systems integrators can offer to the energy industry with confidence.
In this white paper, we will explore the following topics:
1. How to build reliable wireless communication;
2. How to make the network more secure.