Keep Your Critical Manufacturing Applications Up and Running. All the Time.
High-Availability Solutions that Prevent Downtime
For essential industrial applications like MES, automation, and data historians, even a few minutes of unplanned downtime can inflict serious consequences which only grow worse with the length of the outage. Stratus solutions are engineered to automatically prevent outages and data loss, ensuring your critical applications are up and running 24/7.
Stratus is partnered with leading industrial application companies including Siemens, GE IP, Invensys, Emerson, Rockwell Automation, ABB, Yokogawa, SAP AG and others. See a list of Stratus manufacturing solution partners. With our partners, Stratus has thousands of implementations in major industrial sectors such as pharmaceuticals, power and energy, water management, food and beverage, oil and gas, chemicals, consumer goods, automotive, and more.
Our team integrates perpetual monitoring services with reliable hardware and software technologies to deliver assured uptime throughout your manufacturing operation. Combined with applications from leading manufacturing partners, these solutions enable you to:
- Worry-free solutions that keep your production line up and running
- Support infrastructure at remote sites with plug-and-play solutions designed for lights out operation
- Lower your project costs by eliminating duplicate software license and the complexities that come with server clusters
- Meet compliance requirements for data integrity and reliability in Life Sciences and other critically regulated industries
- Leave your solutions in place longer with extended platform support that can last 5… 7… 10 years.
Get Manufacturing Uptime
“The line stops when the server stops, so reliability is absolutely required. ”
- Mr. Kazunari Fukasawa, Manager, Information Systems Planning, Isuzu Motors Limited
Isuzu Motors improved efficiency and shorted their development schedule with a Stratus-based MES implementation.
Stratus support technology, built into our fault-tolerant server hardware and high-availability software, automatically detects and resolves faults, and enables advanced online remote service. You can rely on Stratus and our partners’ uptime expertise in applications such as:
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- Enterprise resource planning (ERP) -- Certified for SAP® NetWeaver® technology platform
- Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
- Supply chain management (SCM)
- Enterprise application integration (EAI)
- Warehouse and inventory management (WMS)
- Product lifecycle management (PLM)
- Asset management systems (AMS)
- Data historians
Successful manufacturers rely on a real-time execution model that dramatically increases the requirement for continuous availability of vital information technology business applications. For 30 years, clients like those listed below have trusted Stratus to keep real-time manufacturing operations running without interruption.
Rexam’s Agile IT Initiative Keeps Plants Running
This article by Manufacturing Business Technology provides an overview of how Rexam employed Fault Tolerant servers to ensure uninterrupted production at their plants through their SAP solution.
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Isuzu Motors improved efficiency and shortened their development schedule with a Stratus-based MES implementation.
Read the case study (PDF)
Pinellas County Utilities
Virtualizing critical Wonderware automation solutions with confidence, to deliver clean water to St. Petersburg, Florida, residents, using VMware vSphere virtualization on a Stratus ftServer platform.
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The Downside of Lean
Stratus' Frank Hill discusses the the importance of having a lean IT strategy to ensure high productivity and eliminate downtime of your critical manufacturing applications.
Read the IndustryWeek article online
Preventing Manufacturing Server Downtime
IndustryWeek survey results and best practices on the cost of downtime
View the Webcast Replay
Managing Automation Review
You won't want to miss this informative review on an SAP/Stratus customer installation
Read the Managing Automation article online
Stratus Uptime Assurance for Manufacturing
Preventing downtime for mission-critical applications at the heart of plant operations
Fault tolerance and virtualization are making big waves in manufacturing. Stratus solutions automatically prevent downtime and data loss with IT platforms that combine industry-leading uptime with simplicity of operation. These cost-effective solutions all but eliminate downtime from plant operations with virtually no hands-on support required by in-house staff.
Read the white paper (PDF)
Siemens AG Partners Instrumentation and Controls
Stratus uptime assurance helps Siemens continue to set the standard in power plant automation
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Invensys Wonderware Datasheet
Stratus fault-tolerant servers deliver 24/7 uptime for Wonderware operations management software
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Stratus and Rockwell Automation
This datasheet provides an overview of the high availability and fault tolerant solutions that Stratus provides to Rockwell Automation customers.
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Stratus ftServer for Rockwell Automation Solutions
See Frank Hill at the 2012 Automation Fair speak about the Stratus ftServer for Rockwell Automation Solutions.
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COST OF DOWNTIME IN MANUFACTURING
Calculate the total cost of downtime for your manufacturing operation.
View the manufacturing.net webinar on lean manufacturing
Read the eBook: Avoiding Manufacturing Application Downtime