From Sensor to Any Cloud in < 1 Minute — Plug&Play.

Sensor to Cloud in < 1 Minute

The CloudRail.Box allows you to easily connect industrial sensors and actuators (IO-Link, digital, analog) directly with your Cloud Platform. Plug-in a sensor, select the cloud, done!

Works With All Cloud Platforms

The CloudRail.Box currently supports Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, SAP and the Alibaba Cloud (always the IoT hub/core) or a local MQTT broker. Besides the actual data transmission, special functionalities like device shadows are included. We’ll continuously add new cloud providers once they become relevant.

Industrial Devices Made Simple — Plug&Play

The CloudRail.Box automatically works with IO-Modules (e.g. IO-Link Masters) of several vendors. Just plug in a module and you will instantly see the available ports and connected sensors — no configuration required.

Works in Existing Environments

The CloudRail.Box can either work with exclusively installed sensors and IO-modules or use existing hardware which is already connected to a PLC. Thanks to a Y-Path, this works without any impacts on the production system. Depending on the IO-Link master, the CloudRail.Box can operate in the same network as the PLC or a completely separated one.

Central Device Management

The CloudRail.Box comes with a sophisticated device management solution. It’s your central place to manage all IoT-enabled devices, even in multi-provider setups. Delegate data streams to your cloud platforms, monitor attached devices or install remote firmware updates — all from a single place. Learn more

Easily use data from professional sensors or actuators in your IIoT project.

Fast results for new IIoT projects. Deliver real application instead of PowerPoint slides.

Cloud Provider agnostic. Avoid any vendor lock-in.

No external consulting required. Get data in the Cloud without deep knowledge about the industrial automation industry.

Ready to start your next IIoT project?


The CloudRail.Box works with the following IO-Modules and Sensors. We closely work with the leading vendors in this area to continuously increase the list of compatible devices.


All IO-Link masters of the DataLine edition. Connected to the CloudRail.Box via the IoT-port (Y-Path, parallel connection to a PLC possible).

AL1300, AL1301, AL1302, AL1303, AL1320, AL1321, AL1322, AL1323 AL1330, AL1331, AL1332, AL1333 AL1340, AL1341, AL1342, AL1343, AL1350, AL1351, AL1352, AL1353, AL1900, AL1920, AL1930, AL1940, AL1950

IFM Website

Connected to the CloudRail.Box via the fieldbus port (software Y-Path, parallel connection to a PLC possible). Important: Please update your CloudRail.Box firmware BEFORE connecting the Turck master.

TBEN-S2-4IOL (beta), TBEN-L5-8IOL (beta)

Turck Website

More IO-Modules coming soon

Connected to the CloudRail.Box via the fieldbus port (no parallel connection to a PLC).

8-PNIO (beta)

Comtrol Website


The CloudRail.Box works best with sensors and actuators with an IO-Link interface. Almost all professional sensors for industrial applications already support IO-Link. It is also possible to use digital (1/0) or analog (with IO-Link adaptor) sensors. In total, the CloudRail.Box is compatible with over 12000 sensors and actuators.

Technical Data

The CloudRail.Box has been specifically designed for industrial environments. The hardware is Made in Germany by the experts of Kunbus.


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