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BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Best Practices for Plants and Manufacturing

Over 75% of the world’s population now has access to portable phones and devices. As technologies improve, an increasing number of these devices are smartphones, and the market continues to grow for always-connected devices like tablets and wearable technology. SCADA and HMI software platforms can make browser-based access to dashboards and controls easier than ever. Choosing how users of smart devices will be allowed access to the system and how they will be managed is a part of a conscious decision that process engineers, application developers, and IT personnel must consider when implementing new applications or changes to existing ones. Numerous factors must be considered including, personnel, product and plant safety and security; system mobility, access, convenience, and user operational efficiency. Continue reading

New InduSoft Case Study: Remote Locations bring Unique Challenges for Building Automation and Energy Management

Cold Energy Automation designed and implemented a facilities and energy management system for these remote retail locations which includes lighting, refrigeration, air conditioning, energy management, and standby power generation. The energy savings implemented during the projects have shown excellent returns with … Continue reading

InduSoft Answers: How I can link InduSoft with the server through the internet and exchange data using the TCP/IP protocol?

This week, InduSoft received a question about exchanging data using TPC/IP protocol over the internet, and we’ve made our answer available to anyone who wants to know more about connectivity using InduSoft Web Studio thin clients over the internet. Continue reading

Verwenden Sie unterschiedliche Startbildschirme für Remote-Clients in InduSoft Web Studio SCADA/HMI-Software

Die Thin Clients in InduSoft Web Studio SCADA/HMI Software stellen sehr effiziente Wege zur Überwachen oder remote Interaktion mit Maschinen und Prozessen dar. Andere Anwendungen sind Maschinen oder Anlagen mit mehreren Stationen an strategischen Standorten. Manchmal ist es notwendig, einen … Continue reading

Protect Remote Terminal Units for Better SCADA Security

As web-based SCADA, cloud technology, and remote access to SCADA and HMI systems becomes more widespread, there’s a move toward managing remote SCADA systems from across buildings, or even across town. With SCADA security an omnipresent concern, how can supervisors protect their Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) from direct or indirect malicious attacks and negligence? Here are some best practices to protect access to RTUs, both through physical security and the SCADA/HMI security built into SCADA software like InduSoft Web Studio. Continue reading

A Revolution in Mobile SCADA and web based HMI!

Did you know that InduSoft was the very first HMI SCADA software to support the Windows CE operating system and its supported platforms? This was a revolutionary move in wireless SCADA and remote HMI, and now InduSoft CEView commands a huge user base. Continue reading