ICONICS Automation Software Integrates with Microsoft Azure

  • April 13, 2015
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Hannover, Germany – Hannover Messe 2015 – April 13, 2015 – ICONICS is a globally managed Microsoft Gold Partner and winner of the 2014 Microsoft Public Sector CityNext Partner of the Year award. It provides advanced, Web-enabled and OPC UA certified HMI/SCADA and Analytics software for any discrete manufacturing or industrial application. ICONICS announces the integration of its major automation software suites; GENESIS64™, AnalytiX® and Hyper Historian™; with the security-enhanced, scalable enterprise-grade cloud computing platform, Microsoft Azure.

ICONICS focuses on visualizing, analyzing and mobilizing Big Data from a variety of different sources. An evolving trend in the manufacturing industry is the increased integration of real-time and historical cloud-based data within line of business applications. This aligns well with Microsoft Corp.’s concept of “Connected Operations,” making immediate use of the Internet of things, people and services.   “Many businesses are transitioning their data to the cloud for a variety of reasons,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS. “ICONICS’ integration with Azure provides our customers the ability to take advantage of the ease of use and cost savings associated with cloud-based applications and deployments.”   “One of the biggest ways manufacturers can create an advantage from IoT technologies is simply taking that first step and connecting their products to applications and cloud services,” said Caglayan Arkan, General Manager, Worldwide Manufacturing and Resources Sector, Microsoft. “ICONICS’ integration with Azure offers the type of powerful and cost-effective analytics solution manufacturers need today.”   Both GENESIS64 HMI/SCADA and AnalytiX analysis suites use the ICONICS Platform Cloud Services, which provides secure IoT communications for ICONICS applications to stream their data through Azure. Platform Cloud Services provide a connection between clients and on-premises servers, enabling them to securely expose any data available within GENESIS64 or AnalytiX to any device with no special setup required.   ICONICS’ Hyper Historian high-speed plant historian is one of the first industrial plant historians available on the cloud. Clients can utilize Azure to access Big Data from any desktop, Web browser or mobil device. This feature reduces IT costs with simple setup and minimal maintenance requirements, allowing customer to infinitely grow their application based on the changing needs of their business.

www.iconics.com ICONICS Background Information

ICONICS, a globally managed Microsoft Gold Partner, 2014 Microsoft Public Sector CityNext Partner of the Year Award Winner and past recipient of the Microsoft Sustainability Partner of the Year award, provides solutions to improve productivity, reduce integration time and operating costs, and optimize asset utilization with visualization and automation software. Founded in 1986, ICONICS has 300,000 installations in over 60 countries worldwide. ICONICS meets the demanding application challenges of the automotive, building automation, food and beverage, government infrastructure, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, utilities and water/wastewater industries. As a managed Microsoft ISV Partner, ICONICS designs its solutions to leverage Microsoft technologies, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft .NET, Windows Azure, SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint. ICONICS is the honored recipient of multiple Microsoft awards and achievements.

© 2015 ICONICS, Inc. All rights reserved. AnalytiX and its respective modules are registered trademarks of ICONICS, Inc. GENESIS64, GENESIS32, Hyper Historian, BizViz, PortalWorX, MobileHMI and their respective modules, OPC-To-The-Core, and Visualize Your Enterprise are trademarks of ICONICS, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. 

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