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Acumera and Dover Fueling Solutions® Launch DX Control™ to Enhance Fuel Retail Resiliency and Efficiency

AUSTIN, TX – July 10, 2024 – Dover Fueling Solutions® (DFS), a part of Dover Corporation and a leading global provider of advanced customer-focused technologies, services and solutions in the fuel and convenience retail industries, and Acumera, the leading provider of managed network services and edge computing for multi-site operators convenience, restaurant and retail organizations, today announce DX Control™, a groundbreaking Software Defined Forecourt Controller (SD FCC) solution. This innovative platform is designed to streamline operations and drive down costs, empowering fuel retailers to achieve enhanced efficiency and reliability.

The SD FCC platform, developed by DFS, leverages a container-based architecture, enabling sites to deploy the DFS forecourt controller as a containerized environment on the Acumera Reliant Platform on any x86-based hardware. This approach enhances site resiliency and application redundancy, minimizing downtime at fueling forecourts while improving operational efficiency and reducing costs. Additionally, the SD FCC platform eliminates the need for proprietary, highly-specialized and vendor-certified hardware, making it a cost-effective solution for fuel retailers of all sizes.


"DFS’s goal of delivering cutting-edge technology solutions to the fuel and convenience industries align seamlessly with Acumera’s commitment to secure, reliable network connectivity,” said Jack Dickinson, Director, Partner Development at Dover Fueling Solutions. "Together, we are setting a new standard for forecourt control solutions."


This collaboration leverages Acumera's expertise in edge computing tailored to convenience stores and DFS’s cutting-edge forecourt solution to provide fueling retailers with a modern, fault-tolerant and efficient forecourt solution, aligned with Conexxus 2.0 interoperability and connectivity standards.


"This collaboration leverages edge computing to advance fuel controller design and interoperability, aligned with Conexxus standards, unlocking significant value within the convenience store industry,” said Gray Taylor, Executive Director of Conexxus. “It demonstrates how Conexxus standards, combined with modern delivery approaches, benefit seamless integration between vendor applications and host environments, driving efficiency, reliability, and innovation."


Key features of the SD FCC platform include vast geographic scalability, frequent and uninterrupted software updates, high availability for maximum uptime and support for IoT-enabled pump control powered by AvaLAN Networks™ FC-board technology.

For more information on enabling innovative solutions with the Acumera Reliant Platform for scaling latency-sensitive applications with security and compliance, visit www.acumera.com/services/integrated-edge-computing/reliant-platform-edge-computing.

For more information on Acumera, visit www.acumera.com.

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