ei3 designs builds and delivers high-performance, secure, and reliable hardware devices for connecting to machines on the shop floor. The Amphion line is can be installed inside a machine control panel on the factory floor. It has many features that make it easy to complete the installation and set-up process. On the Internet side, the device is compatible with on-site equipment supplied by most internet service providers including broadband site modems: ADSL, cable, T-1 connections. It is usually positioned behind an existing firewall to connect to the Internet through the existing plant network. The Amphion device communicates by using an encrypted connection to ei3 data centers. using a secure VPN (Virtual Private Network). A large number of IP address schemes are supported and existing machine networks are accommodated by using network address translation.