Basic UDP Packet forwarders

✘ JSON-based protocol based over UDP

✘ Complicated to setup for firewalled environments

✘ No security

✘ No authentication

✘ No encryption

✘ Difficult to use with small MTU network

✘ No persistent connection

✘ Very difficult to get any accurate connection stats

✘ Requires a complex firewall logic to make scalable

LORIOT Gateway Software

✔ JSON based protocol over TCP 

✔ Single outgoing HTTPS connection (port 443)

✔ TLS v1.2

✔ Optional standard certificate-based mutual authentication

✔ Easy to setup on any type of network

✔ Network failover (e.g. 3G / 4G to Ethernet and back)

✔ Full remote control from dashboard

✔ Full remote configuration from dashboard

✔ Remote access via SSH tunnel

✔ Self-updating, maintenance free operation

✔ GPS synchronized multicast downlink

✔ Advanced downlink planning and queuing for maximum downlink capacity

✔ Advanced uplink queuing for zero data loss and scale-out during lost NS  connection

✔ Can poll local sensors and operating system parameters

✔ Can monitor CPU, RAM and storage usage

✔ Support for legacy USB-based radio front-ends

✔ Support for both v1.x and v2.x LoRa gateway hardware