"Astellas Ireland Co. Ltd. has been using the VBOX Portable Secure Network Solution for some time now. It has proven to be an invaluable tool, allowing network Integration testing, usually completed at SAT phase to be performed efficiently at the FAT phase of a project, highlighting machine integration issues, and enabling rapid retesting prior to system delivery.
We have used the VBOX solution successfully in L3 Serialisation upgrades, New Production Line automation integration and Electronic Batch Record (EBR) related formulation Projects. As a result, we are more efficient in project delivery, while substantially reducing integration testing costs."
– Astellas Ireland Co & Ltd.
"VBOX creates a secure, portable Virtual Layer 2 encrypted connection between pre-configured VBOX units, which allows Machine Vendors with equipment set up in temporary locations to connect securely to their client’s Machine or SCADA/MES Test environments. This allows machine builders like Tekpak, whose equipment connects to their client's SCADA, MES or OEE systems to test, pre-configure and validate their equipment before it is shipped to customer sites, therefore simplifying system integration while satisfying the stringent cyber-security requirements of large corporate life-sciences companies. Most connections of this nature are Layer 3 and require significant configuration to set up and additional reconfiguration when geographically relocated. VBOX solves this problem, as no IP reconfiguration is required, and provides seamless point-to-point or point-to-multipoint connections, and so, VBOX speeds up the integration and validation of systems that will connect to client factory networks and corporate systems. "
– John Kehoe - Managing Director - Tekpak Automation Ltd.
"The VBOX Portable Secure Network Solution has
exceeded our expectations in many ways. Not only does it provide a first-class
method to connect different machines or VMs together regardless of location,
but it also stands out for its excellent professional service. that puts its
stamp on this product.
By providing a robust VBOX connection to our virtual machines (SCADA) and remote machine PLCs, we have not only maximized our efficiency but also realized significant cost and time savings, by conducting remote integration tests. This comprehensive solution allows us to efficiently and smoothly implement complex projects in an international context.
Overall, we can recommend VBOX with full conviction. This exceptional product and first-class customer service make this tool an indispensable resource. The decision to use VBOX has greatly simplified and accelerated the way we work. We recommend it with full confidence and enthusiasm."
– Christian Gehring - Project Manager Digital Solutions - Uhlmann Pac-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG
"Tekpak Automation Ltd. has used the VBOX Portable
Secure Network Solution in a recent integration project for a Pharmaceutical
Traditionally our SCADA integration partner based in Germany would have travelled to Ireland to perform these tests.
Using the VBOX Solution we were able to perform integration tests seamlessly over the Internet, identify issues and resolve them quickly.
The configuration is very simple and the connection is point-to-point.
The fact you just need to switch off the VBOX to disable everything is a simple and quick action when the work is completed.
The connection is stable and fast, enough to receive trace files to monitor a machine running and make PLC updates
I am very happy to recommend VBOX for Remote System Integration Testing."
– Benjamin Simplot - Software Manager - Tekpak Automation Ltd.
"As part of a large German Manufacturer of Pharma
packaging and Track & Trace (T&T) solutions, we have used the VBOX
Secure Portable Network Solution for over 5 years to support a Pharma customer
in Ireland. The VBOX Solution has enabled us to perform preSAT SCADA
integration testing (e.g Format loading, Batch Start/Stop, real-time Audit
Trail updates, T&T L3->L2-L3->L4 full-cycle Integration data flows)
with machines located in different geographical locations.
By completing such tests remotely, VBOX gave us confidence that these systems would integrate without issues during the customer on-site SAT commissioning phases. This, in turn, increases our efficiency in project delivery."