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Major gas pipeline company boosts safety, reduces costs

By | Blog / Post, Fault Tolerance, IA, Oil & Gas Select

When it comes to utilities, we as consumers find interruptions to electricity, heat, water, and phone service as extremely disruptive and even dangerous. For utility providers, the impact of such outages also is severe when it comes to lost revenue, customer dissatisfaction, and liability risks. In the natural gas industry, downtime incidents can present even more dire consequences.

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IIoT hot buttons for 2017

By | Blog / Post, Food and Beverage, IIoT, IIoT Specific Page

In our 35-plus years of providing continuous availability solutions for enterprises, we’ve seen only a handful of technology shifts that you could call “seismic.” The globalization of eCommerce was a big one that was transformational for mission critical infrastructures. At Stratus, we believe that the next big transformation – the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – has the potential to be even more seismic.

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Proven approaches to OT modernization: how to modernize with sustainable return

By | Blog / Post, IA

Continuous improvement has been a theme in the industrial space since the second part of the last century. It’s not just a sound management philosophy – quite naturally, additional efficiency, effectiveness and flexibility go a long way to adding value in processes that are repeatable and continuously running – it’s a way of life for many an industrial manager.

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Accelerating performance improvements in the industrial sector through modernized operational technology (OT)

By | Blog / Post, IA, Wastewater

The pursuit of efficiency and the avoidance of unplanned downtime have always been primary operational goals in industrial plants. There are a number of pressing market demands prompting plant operators to seek upgrades to their operational foundation. First and foremost, such upgrades are geared to deliver increased productivity.

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Peace of mind for Pinellas County Utilities with always-on industrial control systems

By | Blog / Post, IA, Wastewater

Lately, people have been asking more questions about the safety and reliability of their water supply. That’s because recent incidents of system contamination such as the crisis in Flint, Michigan and storm damage from hurricanes Matthew and Sandy have thrust water and wastewater issues into the public eye. And that’s put increased pressure on municipalities and counties to get a better handle on their water and wastewater operations.

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