- January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018 - ABB announced the global launch of its ABB Ability Ellipse software solution delivering a cross-enterprise approach to connected asset lifecycle management. The comprehensive solution suite is designed to enable electric power utilities to optimize asset utilization and reduce equipment failures and system outages.
The ABB Ability Ellipse solution offers utilities a proactive approach for predictive maintenance that combines an asset management system with collection and analysis of performance data and a comprehensive workforce management solution for dispatching crews and maintaining critical assets. Specifically, the solution unifies the functionality of ABB’s world-class solutions for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Workforce Management (WFM) and Asset Performance Management (APM).
ABB Ability Ellipse is the latest offering in the ABB Ability family. The solution embeds industry and business processes and leverages real-time equipment data and the Industrial Internet of Things to connect predictive analytics and asset management systems to the mobile worker in the field. It is available either as an ‘on-premise’ or ‘Software as a Service’ solution for electric utilities and other asset-intensive sectors like renewables, transport and mining.
ABB is a pioneering technology specialist in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees.