Virtualization

ESG Solution Showcase: Stratus ftServer Enhances VMware High Availability

By | Analyst Reports, Application Availability, Financial Select, Food & Bev Select, Food and Beverage, ftServer, ftServer Select, Healthcare, High Availability, Life Sciences, Life Select, Manu Select, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas Select, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Power Select, Telco select, Virtualization, Water and Wastewater
 

Analyst report

ESG Solution Showcase: Stratus ftServer Enhances VMware High Availability

Increasing the availability of VMware virtual machines is about “and” instead of “or”

Organizations today are more dependent on their IT resources than ever. As a result, IT teams are transforming their data centers through server virtualization, even as they face increasing pressure to meet tight SLAs, increase agility, and reduce costs. IT infrastructures built upon VMware can increase the availability of the systems that matter most to organizations (without requiring any changes to long-term IT strategy or day-to-day IT management) by utilizing Stratus ftServer platforms as their hosts.
Read More

IIoT

Automation Fair 2016 video

By | Industrial Automation, Oil and Gas, Video
 

Video

Automation Fair 2016 video

Frank Hill from Stratus Technologies shows the ftServer fault-tolerant server and how its infrastructure maintains reliability in both the plant environment and remote locations in support of the IIoT and The Connected Enterprise. Fault-tolerant services use virtualization for 24/7 monitoring, and is maintainable by non-IT personnel.
Read More

IIoT

Columbia Pipeline case study

By | ftServer, Industrial Automation, Oil & Gas Select, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Video
 

Video

ftServer Ensures System Uptime

Columbia Pipeline Group

Columbia Pipeline Group relies on Stratus to help ensure the availability of their infrastructure that transports natural gas to a wide variety of industries. These include hospitals, manufacturing, as well as households. There is an ftServer at each compressor station (every 50-100 miles) to provide the HMI capability for the operators. This allows them to do their job and keep the facility running due to overall system uptime. Read More

IIoT

HiTE case study

By | Industrial Automation, Manu Select, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Video
 

Video

Fault Tolerance & Application Availability: HiTE

HiTE has been committed to providing products, solutions and services to customers in Industrial Automation (IA) and new energy for more than 20 years. Their primary business is in energy, transportation, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and environmental protection. HiTE and Stratus have been partnering since 2004 to ensure the reliability and availability of their customer’s applications.
Read More

Virtualization

Protecting critical infrastructure through physical security and a security operations center – security magazine

By | Building Security, Industrial Automation, Oil and Gas, Smart Buildings, Webinars
 

Webinar

Protecting critical infrastructure through physical security and a security operations center – security magazine

In this webinar, Tony Blasier, Chris Basler and John Highfield discuss the steps taken by Chesapeake Energy to secure their critical infrastructure leveraging its Physical Security team and its Security Operations Center.
Read More

Server Virtualization

Increase operational efficiency with modern SCADA

By | Industrial Automation, Oil & Gas Select, Oil and Gas, White Papers
 

Whitepaper

Increase operational Efficiency with modern SCADA

New ways to reduce costs, get more out of infrastructure, and maximize profitability

After going through a period of growth, the oil and natural gas industry in the United States is now experiencing one of the most transformative periods in its history. Oil and gas prices are down more than 60 percent since their June 2014 high. These new prices reflect factors such as increased production in the U.S., competitive responses from overseas producers, availability of new energy alternatives, and concerns about slowing economic growth. Read More

Virtualization

Dependable Gas Transmission

By | Case Studies, ftServer, Industrial Automation, Oil & Gas Select, Oil and Gas
 

Case study

Dependable gas transmission

Ensuring continuous compression station operations

A catastrophic failure at a compressor station of a large natural gas pipeline company and resulting re caused nearly $600,000 in damages and lost natural gas. Fortunately, the rural location meant there were no injuries or lives lost and damage was limited to the facility itself. Read More

Virtualization

Crisis prevention for gas distribution

By | Case Studies, ftServer, Industrial Automation, Oil & Gas Select, Oil and Gas
 

Case study

Avoid Costly Impacts with Always-On System Monitoring & Continuous Availability: Crises Prevention

Avoid costly impacts with always-on availability and system wide monitoring

Eight people dead, thirty-five homes leveled, a wall of fire more than 1,000 feet high, plunging stock prices and a law suit. That was the result of a gas explosion in San Bruno, California. Defective welds in the pipeline that could not withstand the increased pressure in the pipes to meet growing energy demand was cited as the reason for the explosion. Read the case study below to learn about Stratus’ continuous availability solution that includes system monitoring for crisis prevention. Read More