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Network Automation Engines (NAEs) enable Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity and web-based access to Metasys Building Management Systems (BMSs). NAEs leverage standard building management communication technologies, including BACnet® protocol, LonWorks® network, and N2 Bus protocol to monitor and supervise a wide variety of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC); lighting, security, fire and access control equipment.


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Network Automation Engine New Project

NxE85 software for 10,000 objects (new projects only software)


  • Communication Using Commonly Accepted IT Standards at the Automation and Enterprise Level
  • Web-Based User Interface
  • Site Director Function
  • Support for Web Services at the Automation Network Level
  • User Interface and Online System Configuration Software Embedded in NAE
  • Supervision of Field Controller Networks Including BACnet MS/TP, N2 Bus, LonWorks Network, and BACnet IP Devices
  • Multiple Connection Options for Data Access

Max. No. of objects25000

N2 Bus/BACnet (RS-485) trunkN.A.


Max. Number of N2 or MS/TP Devices per TrunkN.A.

Max. Number of LONWORKS Devices per TrunkN.A.

Internal modemN.A.

RS-232-C Serial PortsN.A.

USB Serial Ports2

Ethernet Ports2

Recommended Computer PlatformIntel® Xeon® E5506, 2.13 GHz, 4 MB Cache; 2 x 160 GB 7.2K , 8.9 cm (3.5 in.) Cabled; 3 Gbps, RAID 1 configuration with add-in SAS6/iR (SATA/SAS Controller)

Recommended Memory2 GB RAM minimum

Recommended Hard Disk160 GB minimum

Supported Operating Systems and SoftwareWindows Server® 2012 R2 Editions; Windows Server 2012 Editions; Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and Enterprise Editions with SP1; Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Edition with SP1

Supported Operating Systems for Metasys Client ComputersWindows 10 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit); Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 8.1 Enterprise Editions (64-bit); Windows® 7 Professional, Enterprise, and, Ultimate Editions with SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit); Apple® OS X® 10.8 Mountain Lion; Apple® OS X® 10.9 Mavericks; Apple® OS X® 10.10 Yosemite; Apple® OS X® 10.11 El Capitain

Internal Optical DriveDVD ROM, SATA

Recommended Antivirus SoftwareSymantec Endpoint Protection Version 12

Supported Web Browser Software for Metasys Client ComputersWindows Internet Explorer® version 11; Apple® Safari® version 8.0 and 9.0; Other browsers, such as Google® Chrome and Mozilla® Firefox®, may also be used but are not fully supported

Supported Virtual EnvironmentsMicrosoft Hyper-V™, VMware®

Network CommunicationNetwork Interface: 1 Gbps Ethernet network interface card connects at 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, or 1 Gbps (100 Mbps or better recommended)

Recommended Data ProtectionUPS for NxE85 model: APC Smart-UPS SC 450VA, 280 W, 120 VAC input/output, National Electrical Manufacturers' Association (NEMA) 5-15R output connections, OEM Part No. SC450RM1U

DescriptionNew Installations/Projects

Net Weight: 0.5kg

Product Dimension:Width 434 mmLength627 mmHeight430 mm

Working Days

Document TypeLanguage
Last Update DatePreviewDownloadsCopy Link
RIng MAnager IP Network System_LIT-1901096
EN 12 2020
NAE55 European Catalog Page
EN 2021
EN 10 2020
NCE25, NAE35, and NAE45_LIT-1901147
EN 10 2020
Network Engines_LIT 1900195
EN 07 2021
Network Engines_LIT 12012138
EN 07 2021