Amazon Web Services
Cloud applications to remotely control and monitor various sites.
Connect X300 Gateway
Family of Siemens gateway devices for Desigo Fire Cloud Apps; for example, the 'Connect X300' device.
Domain Name Server manages a folder of domain names and translate them into IP addresses.
A hardware device that serves as a "Gate" between the fire network and the Internet.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). It is used for secure communication over computer networks and is widely used on the Internet.
Identity as a Service is an authentication infrastructure that is managed by Siemens.
Internet of Things
Information technology/operational technology network. An IT network is used for electronic devices in the office, including PCs, printers, etc. An OT network is used for hardware and software to detect or bring about changes in the physical processes through direct monitoring and control of physical devices such as valves, pumps, etc.
Local Area Network
Message Queue Telemetry Transport: Protocol on the TCP/IP level. Suitable for exchanging messages between devices with minimal functionality and for transmitting data over unreliable networks.
Within a building or site.
Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network.
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is the standard protocol on TCP/IP networks. TCP permits two host to connect and exchange data streams.
Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a cryptographic protocol offering end-to-end communications security over networks and is widely used for Internet communications and online transactions.
User Datagram Protocol (UDP) is a communication protocol similar to TCP. It allows two hosts to connect and exchange data streams.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) extends a private network over a public network allowing uses to send and receive data over a shared or public network.
A wide area network (WAN) is a telecommunications network that extends over a large geographical area for the primary purpose of computer networking.