Build for Operational Resilience and Rapid Innovation
Pharmaceutical manufacturers are tapping into the power of Edge Computing to transform operations and achieve Pharma 4.0 initiatives. In response to growing global demand, life sciences organizations and contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs and CDMOs) are seeking to streamline operations to improve efficiencies, expand production, and deliver more end-to-end drug development and manufacturing services.
With reliable data integrity, increased productivity, predictive health capabilities, integration of operational systems with enterprise applications, and more, Edge Computing empowers pharma manufacturers to comply with stringent quality and regulatory requirements, achieve GMP manufacturing standards, and get to market faster.
Edge Computing Enables Continuous Improvement
in Operational Performance and Supports:
IDC InfoBrief: Innovating Pharma at the Edge
“New data-driven manufacturing models are emerging to address the pharma industry’s need for greater operational efficiency, while driving innovation and ensuring compliance with fast-evolving regulatory requirements.”
This informative IDC InfoBrief displays how Edge Computing platforms are key technological enablers of IT-OT integration, helping pharma organizations achieve operational performance and innovation goals while maintaining high levels of quality and regulatory compliance.
IDC InfoBrief: Video Summary
Why Stratus: Key Benefits of Edge Computing
For leaders digitally transforming their operations to drive predictable, peak performance with minimal risk, Stratus ensures the continuous availability of business-critical applications by delivering Edge Computing platforms that are simple to deploy and maintain, protected from interruptions and threats, and autonomous, even in the most demanding environments.
- Easy to deploy, manage, and support
- Single system operation with the reliability of fully redundant architecture
- Integrates seamlessly with existing systems and platforms
- Ruggedized, industrial-grade physical protection
- Embedded cybersecurity features
- Supports regulatory requirements, such as U.S. FDA 21 CFR part 11 and EU GMP Annex 11.
- Zero-touch remote management
- Automatic failover ensuring the availability of critical applications
- Predictive health management that predicts, detects, and self-corrects critical issues
Edge Computing Use Cases for Pharma
- Real-time monitoring and control
- Predictive maintenance
- Supply chain management
- Enhanced data security
- Increased automation
- Cost savings
- Offline processing
Ensure Operational Resilience with Stratus Edge Computing Platforms
Stratus ztC Edge™ is a secure, rugged, highly automated computing platform that improves productivity, increases operational efficiency, and reduces downtime risk at the edge of corporate networks.
Stratus ftServer® is an operationally simple fault tolerant platform that keeps your applications running with no downtime or data loss.
Stratus everRun® is a software solution that pairs two servers via virtualization to create protected and replicated VMs within a single operating environment, ensuring applications run without interruption or data loss.
RoviSys Case Study
A leading life sciences company needed to eliminate downtime and data loss to avoid costly disruptions and ensure regulatory compliance. They engaged RoviSys, a global system integrator, who deployed Stratus Edge Computing platforms.
Innovating Pharma at the Edge: Improving Performance, Quality, and Compliance Webinar
In this webinar, IDC analysts explain the challenges and opportunities for Pharma to achieve digitally enabled operations, how a strategic approach enforces data integrity and quality, how to achieve a unified Edge-to-Enterprise view by leveraging Edge Computing, and more.
Up-leveling Design & Deployment for Terminal Automation & Pharmaceutical Applications
Join Tim Shope, Avid Solutions’ Director of Digital Transformation, as he shares his extensive experience designing and deploying hardware/software solutions for customers.
Industrial Edge Computing Selection Guide
ARC Advisory Group is the leading technology research and advisory firm for industry, infrastructure, and cities. Together with Stratus, ARC has created a comprehensive Industrial Edge Computing Platforms Selection Guide.
Infobites Innovating Pharma at the Edge
IDC Infobites provides insightful snapshots on the key drivers and challenges for pharma organizations as they adopt emerging data-driven manufacturing models to address the industry’s need for greater operational efficiency, while driving innovation and maintaining compliance.
KAYE Instruments Lab Watch Applications is a standard for providing high accuracy measurement systems used to validate biopharmaceutical processes. The importance of uptime and data integrity led KAYE to rely on Stratus platforms.
co.don® AG is a leading biopharmaceutical company that develops, produces, and distributes human tissue engineering therapeutics. They chose Stratus® everRun® VM software because it offered always-on availability for its ERP systems and more.
Innovating Pharma at the Edge
This IDC InfoBrief analyzes the key drivers and challenges of this evolution and how pharma organizations need to approach their strategic investments in digital transformation to achieve operational performance and innovation goals.