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TOSIBOX® brings secure connectivity for PLCnext Technology devices

As a proud partner of Phoenix Contact PLCnext Technology, Tosibox is excited to bring secure user and cloud connectivity for PLCnext Technology devices with TOSIBOX® Lock for Container. Now with one click, you can create a secure connection to PLCnext Technology platform. Alleviate cyber security risks, extend the functionality of the PCLnext device and drive business optimization and decision support analytics at the edge, in the cloud or both.

Phoenix Contact is a global market leader and innovator in the field of electrical engineering, providing PLCnext Technology  ecosystem for industrial automation. The combination of an open control platform, modular engineering software, and a digital software marketplace enables easy adaptation to changing demands and the efficient utilization of software services.

“We are happy to offer secure connectivity for PLCnext Technology users with TOSIBOX® Lock for Container. Currently it is the only connectivity app available for the PLCnext platform to build your own secure OT network for people and devices. Based on the feedback we’ve received globally, Lock for Container is a great solution for companies wanting to innovate and develop their software services in industrial automation.” says Jörn Krimpenfort, Business Development Manager at Tosibox.

TOSIBOX® Lock for Container is a containerized software-only way of connecting your IPCs, HMIs, PLCs, controllers and other devices, serving as the endpoint for secure remote connections. Cyber security is vital and a business differentiator for your company and your customers.

With TOSIBOX® Lock for Container, services running on the connected device can be securely accessed over the Internet and most LAN and WAN networks through a highly encrypted VPN connection. It is suitable for all types of applications including demanding and hazardous applications such as industrial, marine, medical, transport and oil industries. TOSIBOX® lock for Container is perfect for developers, device manufacturers, and integrators who are innovating new ecosystem technology.

TOSIBOX® Lock for Container is now available at the PLCnext Store.

More information

Jörn Krimpenfort, Business Development Manager, +49 1525 4516800,

About Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact is the worldwide market leader of components, systems and solutions in the area of electrical engineering, electronics and automation. Today, the family-owned company employs 17,600 people worldwide and had a turnover of 2.48 billion euros in 2018. Phoenix Contact produces with a high vertical range of manufacture in 11 countries all over the world. The product range comprises components and system solutions for energy supply including wind and solar, device and machine building as well as control cabinet engineering.


About Tosibox

Tosibox has taken connectivity and made it simple. TOSIBOX® solution is a game changer for secure OT networking, remote maintenance and network management. The award-winning TOSIBOX® products are manufactured in Finland and used in more than 150 countries.