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IIoT: Combining the Best of OT and IT
Two worlds are converging as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) takes the controls industry by storm. This white paper examines how professionals from Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) can find common ground to establish the IIoT. Through IIoT solutions such as MQTT, a lightweight communications protocol, industrial organizations can gain the ability to easily collect data from large remote systems and share it with the enterprise level.
15 min read
6 Ways to Sell Ignition Instantly
How can you sell Ignition more effectively? Focus on these compelling features that have been proven to capture customers' interest.
5 min read
Smarter SCADA Alarming
One afternoon at a waste water treatment facility, an alarm goes off when the water pressure gets too high in one of the tanks. The alarm is set at priority level 4, which means "critical," but it doesn't stand out because almost every other alarm at the facility is set at that level. Besides, the operator can't acknowledge it right away because he's dealing with several other alarms that went off a few minutes earlier - which he doesn't yet realize are just "nuisance alarms."
21 min read
Design Like a Pro | Part 1: Laying the Foundation for Successful HMI / SCADA Projects
Have you ever gotten to the end of a project and wished it had gone smoother? This white paper will walk you through how to set up your project from the start to reach a better end product.
18 min read
Design Like a Pro | Part 2: Developing Dynamic HMI / SCADA Projects with Speed and Precision
Designing projects can take a long time and be filled with hours of tedious development tasks. Your workflow can be streamlined by using powerful time-saving tools - and understanding how to most effectively use them.
21 min read
Design Like a Pro | Part 3: Securely Launching HMI / SCADA Projects
The success or failure of any HMI / SCADA project is judged by the final result. Learn how to put the finishing touches on your design and tailor it to fit your specific needs.
17 min read
Making Your Old SCADA System New Again
When it comes time to update, it's a prime opportunity to consider switching over to new software that offers improved functionality instead of dumping more money into just keeping your existing software up-to-date.
19 min read
SQL: The Midas Touch
SQL relational databases make time-series data from the plant floor accessible to the entire enterprise. Combining the power of SQL with your SCADA system facilitates more people to ask more important questions about your data - anyone from the plant operator to the CEO.
16 min read
SQL: The Next Big Thing in SCADA
SQL databases have the power to unlock the full potential of your SCADA system and potentially revolutionize the way you do business. Discover the major advantages of using SQL and how SQL is redefining what SCADA systems can do.
16 min read
3 Reasons SCADA Software is Going Nowhere
Discover the top 3 reasons SCADA software can hold you back, what technological advancements you can use to get ahead, and how merging SCADA and IT can have a powerful effect on your company.
12 min read