Information is a key asset for all businesses. To achieve a sustainable competitive advantage, manufacturing and process businesses must be able to adapt quickly to change. Reduced time to decision and action is critical and this makes the timely collection, transformation and distribution of reliable information a significant issue.
The Information Portal IP800xA utilizes the extended automation capabilities of the 800xA technology to provide intelligent data access and viewing functions to assist all levels of personnel in making quick, informed decisions, taking the appropriate action, and thereby improving performance.
The key benefits include:
- Instant access to all real time as well as historical process information at your desk top
- True thin client interface, no software installation needed at client PC
- Easy graphic configuration by drag and drop
- Move data to excel by drag and drop
- Browse and search for any 800xA tags and logs
- One common database, no duplicate configuration needed
- Changes to 800xA logs automatically updated to IP800xA
- No sustained load on DCS, reads data only if it changes
The Information Portal IP800xA is modularized, with a core module and a number of value adding optional modules. By this, the system can be optimized for each specific case. When needed, expansions can be purchased and the system grows with the customer's needs. Below is a brief description of the various modules.