Phoenix Contact USA headquarters in Middletown, PA

mGuard Secure Cloud Architecture

The mGuard Secure Cloud servers are housed in a state-of-the-art data center with 24x7x365 monitoring. This ensures maximum reliability to support your machines and your customers.

Leveraging the power of the cloud and maximizing your flexibility enable  Phoenix Contact to be your IT department – hosting a state-of-the-art data center with a central mGuard that connects you to your remote devices over secure tunnels. Our Automatic VPN Wizard in the Secure Cloud, based on your input, will build the tunnel configurations for you, for an immediate download. The bottom line is this: We are standing by, ready to connect and support your end customers.

The mGuard Secure Cloud forms a powerful infrastructure in the cloud, securely interconnecting service staff with machines and plants via the Internet. The mGuard VPN technology uses the IPsec security protocol with AES-256 encryption. The mGuard guarantees the confidentiality, authenticity and integrity of all information and data transmitted between the service staff and the machines.

Service Workstations

  • Unlimited technicians and engineers can be added to the mSC for free
  • Unique Service VPNs are required in order for them to cooperate in machines at the same time
  • The VPN needed for your techs can be software or hardware based
  • Many users can connect to the same remote machine at the same time
  • Many users can connect to several remote machines at the same time
  • One user can't connect to several machines at the same time

Remote Machines

  • Unlimited machines and locations can be added in the mSC for free
  • An mGuard hardware device is required to connect each machine to the mSC
  • No need to change your machine's network IP scheme
  • The mSC will route your traffic as if you were locally connected to the machine
  • The machine subnet networks supported are /24 or
  • No need to have configured default gateway in all your remote devices


586 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
(800) 888-7388

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