- April 27, 2017
- Schneider Electric
April 24, 2017 – Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, unveiled System Platform 2017, powered by Wonderware, designed to deliver a new standard for operational excellence for industrial organizations. This next generation offering includes an interface with improved visualization, smarter navigation and is integrated with the Schneider Electric Industrial Software portfolio –extending new and existing solutions with capabilities that digitally link the Engineering, Operations and Asset Performance aspects of the industrial value chain. System Platform 2017 offers capabilities for developers and users of the company’s system platform, which is today running in 100,000+ sites worldwide and includes an ecosystem of 4,000 system integrators and implementation partners and 160,000 developers. Industrial companies are challenged to leverage the significant volume of data being collected by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for improved, closed loop decision support. At the same time, Operational Technology (OT) systems running industrial applications must be improved upon to better visualize performance while integrating with Information Technology (IT) applications. System Platform 2017 offers usage simplicity and software consumption models as top directives. This launch also delivers the Schneider Electric EcoStruxure vision to provide software applications and analytics capabilities to execute digital transformation strategies. To summarize, System Platform 2017, powered by Wonderware, delivers the following features:
- A purpose-built, scalable platform for Supervisory, SCADA, MES and Industrial IoT application development; best practices are delivered “out-of-the-box”
- A visualization client with a modernized user interface created specifically for optimized graphical rendering
- Modular, incremental approach to continuous improvement ensures backward compatibility to previous offerings powered by Wonderware and reduction in downtime associated with maintaining applications.