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Capture immediate business value with incremental investments in IIoT

By | Blog / Post, IIoT, IIoT Specific Page

Hydrocarbon producers face extreme pressures to reduce operational costs and boost efficiency. This is easier said than done. Standing in the way are outdated operational technology (OT) infrastructures that run supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, historians, and automation control systems at satellite facilities and remote pumping stations. Often installed decades ago, these systems gather potentially valuable data, but it’s painful or even impossible to extract it for high-level analysis.

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Thinking of choosing virtualized high availability software over a continuous availability solution?

By | Application Availability, Blog / Post, High Availability

So were 50% of Stratus customers until they learned this…

In a recent survey of over 500 Stratus customers, 50% responded that they were also considering virtualized high availability software during their buying process. “Aren’t HA (high availability) solutions good enough?”, “Can’t we just have a good DR system in place?”, and “Do we really need continuous availability?” are just a few questions that come to mind when exploring availability options.

Does this sound familiar? Here is what our customers learned as they compared options during their decision process: Read More

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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