Asset Management

The number of individual devices that can now be found in the field is constantly increasing. Cybersecurity is also becoming an increasingly important topic. For you as an operator of PROFINET-based production plants, it is therefore essential to maintain an overview of your inventory. As AIT Solutions GmbH, we provide various software services that allow you to collect information on individual devices at a central location and process it accordingly.

Topology Service

The topology service is a small Windows service that can be controlled by your application to scan the plant for PROFINET nodes. The following properties are recorded here:


  • Device name
  • MAC address
  • Firmware version
  • Serial number
  • Order number
  • Hardware version
  • IP configuration
  • Overview of all ports
  • Neighbours of the ports
  • PROFINET State


This information is returned to your calling system and can then be used further accordingly. Do you have questions about our small but powerful tool? Just get in touch with us, we will be happy to provide information!


your factory at a glance

Herakles is a central system for monitoring PROFINET networks. The data is stored in a database. With this form of storage, all assets are also available in one place, located at the bottom of the field. This also includes Windows-based devices. You have the possibility to search the database easily and quickly for certain properties and thus get an overview, or to use the correspondingly necessary lists or generate overviews. Classic application: Firmware update of a specific device type with a specific order number. With Herakles, you can easily browse through the database using ready-made filters and generate a list that you can even use to find out what the current configuration and location of the devices is. If you only need the sensor to record the participant data, please ask us. We already have defined interfaces that enable use without Herakles!

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