Waterfall® Security solution and OSIsfot are official partners. Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd is the only OSIsoft Partner for Unidirectional based security and compliance solutions. The Waterfall for OSIsoft PI solution has been benchmarked for performance and manageability in collaboration with OSIsoft.
The Waterfall for OSIsoft PI is an off-the-shelf solution (view PR) enabling real-time replication of PI Servers to fully operational replica servers residing in external networks. The product features in depth integration with OSIsoft’s PI.
Waterfall for OSIsoft PI is installed in many mission critical environments, including fossil and nuclear power plants, in the USA, Canada and Israel. The following diagram shows a high level view of the basic services provided by the product:
The system is installed in many challenging topologies and scenarios, including:
The WF-SME for OSISoft PI solution is usually placed between the Industrial Network and the Business Network, enabling the unidirectional flow of information. The networks are separated by physical components and therefore no remote tampering can reverse the direction of the data flow. As a consequence, the Industrial Network is immune to any external attacks via the Business Network, which is commonly connected to the Internet.
Results and benefits of implementing Waterfall for OSIsoft PI: