Jacobs, Bedrock Ink Secure System Pact

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 @ 02:01 PM gHale


Jacobs and Bedrock inked a deal to sell the Bedrock control system in selected projects.

Jacobs and Bedrock inked a deal to sell the Bedrock control system in selected projects.

Bedrock Automation signed a memorandum of agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. where both firms will jointly offer secure open automation solutions.

Under the agreement, the companies will pursue selected projects with automation system requirements for potential implementation of the Bedrock Open Secure Automation system.

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“Our clients are increasingly concerned about both cyber security and advanced automation and we have been creating innovative service packages to meet these needs,” said Jacobs’ Mission Solutions Chief Technology Officer Dr. Tommy Gardner. “Bedrock Automation has excellent experience and superior designs in this area. I am impressed with their comprehensive background and knowledge in the industrial DCS and PLC arena.”

The Bedrock control system employs its patented Black Fabric Cybershield architecture, which provides an intrinsic cyber secure automation platform to protect user hardware, software and applications.

“Jacobs is taking a leadership role in integrating the next generation of information and automation technologies for its clients,” said Bedrock Automation President Bob Honor. “We see this as a tremendous opportunity to bring our technology and our vision of holistic cyber security to a much larger audience.”



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