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June 16, 2020
Stratus Launches New Program, Strengthens Support for Channel Partners and Customers
Stratus Partner Program increases sales and services opportunities for channel partners through training, certification, resources and a partner portal.

June 16, 2020
Stratus Updates ztC Edge Platform and Delivers Enhanced Edge Computing Experience for Partners and End Users
Zero-touch Edge Computing platform further simplifies deployment and manageability while improving security and performance.

January 14, 2020
Europe-Wide Survey highlights both progress and barriers to Smart Factory deployment
Tuesday 14th January 2020, London, UK – A Europe-wide survey of over 200 manufacturers with more than 500 employees shows that deployment of Smart Factory initiatives is currently running at around 63% and is set to grow rapidly over the next five years. The remaining 37% identify as being in the “planning stage”.

Stratus In the News

Where technology convergence leads, organisations must follow
Control Engineering Europe
May 20, 2020
Suzanne Gill asks industry experts what the converging worlds of IT and OT mean for the role of the traditional engineer? Don’t miss the latest issue of Control Engineering Europe and see why Greg Hookings thinks a new professional will rise. Page 10.

Digital transformation in transportation reopens the Mont Blanc Tunnel
HazardEx
May 14, 2020
With two million cars/annum, safety was the number one priority for the Mont Blanc tunnel linking France and Italy. The solution became the world’s first SCADA system to achieve EM 61508-standard Safety Integrity Level 2.

Things of the IIoT
Engineering Update
May 14, 2020
In a world where the bottom-line is more important, Greg Hookings explains the implementation of smart devices with one key factor in mind, data.

Building reliable visualisation and control for industrial edge applications
Engineering Update
May 14, 2020
Jason Andersen explains why industrial edge visualisation and control implementations are more manageable, flexible, and reliable when built on thin client and virtualisation architectures.

Three developments influencing Edge Computing in 2020
Engineering Update
May 5, 2020
Jason Andersen explains 3 areas which will see increased clarity and confidence in Edge Computing.

Switch and Save
Process Engineering, page 25
March/April 2020
Head of Business Development, Digitalisation – Greg Hookings once again joins in the debate for Process Engineering. This time looking into the power of predictive maintenance tools and processes

Being smarter about Smart Factory
Smart Machines and Factories
March/April 2020
Greg Hookings, Head of Business Development assesses the results of the teknowlogy Smart Factory survey. Part one, Digitalisation looks into the internal drives of the technology and how it is shaping the future of manufacturing.

Continued Convergence: Colliding worlds of IT and OT illuminated in Smart Factory survey
Manufacturing & Logistics IT
March 19, 2020
Head of Business Development, Digitalisation – Greg Hookings lends his analytical eye to the Smart Factory survey results and how this paves the way to a new hybrid professional role within manufacturing

Stratus enables always-on water resource management with Stratus everRun
Process and Control Today
March 18, 2020
The City of Santa Rosa needed a cost-effective and simple solution for their water resource management. While saving money did influence the buying decision to deploy everRun, the key driver was the unrivalled

A shift is coming
Control Engineering Europe
March 16, 2020
European enterprises are moving towards factory-wide deployment. Head of Business Development, Digitalisation – Greg Hookings speaks with Control Engineering Europe about the drivers of this technology

KapStone Paper and Packaging
Engineering Update
March 10, 2020
Moving away from legacy systems presents a host of new challenges. This was faced by KapStone Paper and Packaging whose priority with a new system was availability, enter Stratus Technologies.

Achieving the Disney seal of approval
Process & Control
March 2020
The Stratus Technologies ftServer is selected as the always-on solution for water circulation and treatment for one of the world’s most recognised brands, Disney

The five benefits of virtualization at the Edge
ITWeb
February 26, 2020
Initially part of select technology applications, virtualization has moved into complex automation scenarios to enable digital transformation and should be a core strategy for Edge Computing.

Shanghai Techwell Biopharmaceutical
Process and Control Today
February 24, 2020
Utilising the ftServer, Chinese pharmaceutical company achieves always-on monitoring for its state-of-the-art facility

Jinhua Dnxi Underground Utility Pipeline
Process and Control Today
February 21, 2020
Carrying electricity, water, heating, sewage and telecommunications means that if the database goes down, all pipeline applications become immediately unavailable. Ensuring no one loses visibility on tunnel operations, a fault-tolerant system was implemented

Europe-wide survey which builds a strong business case for the Smart Factory
Smart Machines and Factories
January 30, 2020
teknowlogy conducted a survey of over 200 European manufacturers to understand the opportunities and challenges with Smart Factory initiatives

Europe-wide survey highlights progress, barriers to smart factory deployment
ITWeb
January 29, 2020
Europe-wide survey of over 200 manufacturers with more than 500 employees shows that deployment of smart factory initiatives is currently running at around 63% and is set to grow rapidly over the next five years.

Cheaper and more accessible condition monitoring from techno advances
Process Engineering
January 29, 2020
Condition monitoring and how to get the most from your assets. Greg Hookings joins the debate with Process Engineering

Hangzhou Jiuxi Water Plant
Process and Control Today
January 29, 2020
Chinese water treatment facility protects its critical SCADA applications against downtime and data loss with the Stratus ftServer system

Engineering Update | Automation Update
Engineering Update
January 27, 2020
Why a “plug & play” approach is what needed to advance your Edge Computing.  Greg Hookings, Head of Business Development – Digitalisation, explains

The future of Edge Computing: What’s in store for 2020
ITWeb
January 23, 2020
Digital transformation and related Edge Computing initiatives will expand deeper into, and further across, company departments and core business processes, not as part of IT-only functions.

Smart Factory in Europe: 2019 and beyond
Smart Machines and Factories
January 13, 2020
View the key findings of the Smart Factory survey conducted by teknowlogy Group

Why one size doesn’t fit all for smart factory data processing
Engineering and Technology
January 9, 2020
Insight for engineers into the Europe-wide Smart Factory survey.  Greg Hookings, Head of Business Development – Digitalisation, speaks directly to Engineering and Technology

The distribution of computing
Connected Technology Solutions
January 2020
The distribution of computing power and why more data is being processed at the Edge. Head of Business Development – Digitalisation, Greg Hookings joins the debate in CTS magazine’s coveted 20 trends for 2020