IDX Academy

Primary contact

Contact: Michael Garnham

Secondary contact

Contact: Ryan Coetzee

Company details

Parent company:Industrial Data Xchange
Key sector/s:
  • Electronics
  • Embedded software
  • Information Technnology
  • Instrumentation
  • Mining
  • Power
Tel:+27 (0) 11 548 9960
Fax:+27 (0) 11 465 8890
Postal address:

PO Box 688, Fourways, 2055


Company profile

The IDX Academy aims to be the leading industrial communications centre in Africa, and is the central knowledge base developing competence in disparate industrial communications. They offer world class training in PROFIBUS, PROFINET, MODBUS, AS-I, KNX, Foundation Fieldbus, OPC, OSIsoft PI and product related training on gateways, test equipment and remote monitoring solutions. In the end, it’s all about getting data that of significant value displayed to the end user!

Product & services

The Academy offers training in PROFIBUS, PROFINET, MODBUS, ASi, KNX and OPC. Interfacing between these and other technologies such as DeviceNet, ControlNet, BACnet, etc. is also possible through the Anybus range. OSIsoft PI and other product related (gateways and test tools) training is also available. 

Qualified engineers are available to do network callouts and can assist with network design. They are able to highlight potential failure points and will make recommendations based on their assessment.

The IDX Academy can recommend industrial communications test equipment and permanent remote monitoring solution on various technologies such as PROFIBUS and MODBUS.  

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