The Top 5 problems with SCADA Systems

What is SCADA? SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Many people use “system” as a suffix to SCADA as a more descriptive term for their operational software environment used for managing intelligent devices connected to their assets. SCADA itself is a visualisation software platform which in some cases can be distributed. SCADA allows…

Enterprise Information Solutions

Enterprise Information Solutions has a wide scope of software solutions including SCADA Software, SCADA Historian (Data Historian for short), edge technologies like software device drivers, advanced applications, Control Systems, EAM gateways and the list goes on. At the core of Industrial Automation, is SCADA and Process Data Historian. These mature product types have become the…

Operational Historian vs. Enterprise Historian: What’s the Difference?

Historian systems have seen a rapid increase in use throughout various industries in the past decade or so. Data Historians improve how manufacturers, continuous process plant and utilities operate and manage their assets efficiently. Data Historian systems were built with the specific purpose of acquiring instrumentation data used in operational control, aiding in supervisory capacities,…

The Network Boundary has changed

Ten years ago, “Operational Technology” (OT) vendors had only just really started to embrace Ethernet and TCP/IP as enterprise wide and global networking technology. The devices were generally designed “assuming” they would be on isolated “Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition” (SCADA) network segments and “something else” was going to take care of any security issues.…