ABB Ability™ Backup Management for electrical systems – Data Care

Data-sharing and backup service for protection relays

The advanced, Web-based data-sharing and backup service allows convenient sharing of technical information on protection and control relays, throughout their entire life cycle, making Data Care a viable choice for utility and industry customers.

Firmware update feature on Data Care portal represents an integral part of ABB’s life cycle management of distribution protection relays. The asset owner has the opportunity to decide both whether and when the firmware update is implemented. The ideal time would be during periodic testing or a maintenance break.

PowerCare is the framework for ABB’s customer support agreements. Data Care is one of Power Care’s most advanced services. Data Care is also available as a subscription based service through ABB Ability Marketplace™ - EU



  •  Advanced data-sharing and backup service for protection relays

Key benefits

  • Easy access to technical information on your protection relays with online storage space
  • Efficient sharing of technical information among employees, subcontractors and service providers
  • Easy preventive maintenance planning with all relevant technical information stored in one place
  • Convenient sharing of disturbance recordings with ABB experts for in-depth fault analysis
  • Easy uploading of up-to-date relay data from the storage space to the protection relay upon return from repair

Key features

  • Sharing of files with service providers by granting them individual access rights on substation level
  • Possibility for authorized users to freely upload technical information files into pre-determined nodes in the structure and download them
  • Graphical structure created, tailored and maintained by your administrator according to the service contract for easy data management
  • Automatic transfer of binaries for specific ABB protection relays via PCM600 v. 2.5 or later
  • Possibility to set e-mail notifications for periodical testing and preventive maintenance according to your choice
  • Automatic activity reports for your administrator on a monthly basis

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