Industrial Automation’s Unique Challenges and the Risks of Unplanned Downtime
Industrial organizations require continuous application availability and data integrity. Unplanned downtime of HMI/SCADA software, Historians or other industrial automation systems can drastically impact productivity, quality management, data collection and overall plant effectiveness.
The advent of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) presents industrial organizations with opportunities as well as challenges, and increases the need for a modernized infrastructure which is simple, flexible and Always-On.
IMPACT OF UNSCHEDULED DOWNTIME IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES
I don’t have to lie in bed at night worrying about whether the automation solution is going to go down or not. If I have to give three words to describe our Stratus experience, they will be reliability, configurability and sustainabilitySteve AdamsLead Automation Electrical Engineer, Columbia Pipeline Group