Wonderware

Wonderware

Wonderware is a supplier of industrial automation and information software solutions, having sold more than 500,000 software licenses in over 100,000 plants worldwide. Wonderware has customers in virtually every industry — including utilities, mining, oil & gas, food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, transportation, pulp & paper, semiconductors and metals. Wonderware supplies plant-to-enterprise integration solutions.

Wonderware is a business unit of Invensys.

History

Based in Lake Forest, California, Wonderware serves its customers through an expansive global network of Wonderware Authorized Distributors -160 offices serving 130 countries, and local and regional systems integration and implementation services are provided through a broad global network of over 3500 independent systems integrator companies that have chosen Wonderware as a solutions enabler for their end customers. They are backed by the expertise of the Global Customer Support & Services team.

Wonderware has been an industrial software leader since 1987, when the company introduced InTouch® software, the first human-machine interface (HMI) based on the Microsoft Windows® operating system.

Solutions

Wonderware is a market leader in real-time operations management industrial software which includes: Supervisory HMI, GeoSCADA, Production Management, MES, Performance Management, EMI, and integration with asset management, supply and demand chain and ERP applications.

Wonderware delivers significant cost reductions associated with designing, building, deploying and maintaining secure and standardized applications for manufacturing and industrial operations. Wonderware software solutions enable companies to synchronize their production operations with business objectives, obtaining the speed and flexibility to attain sustained profitability.

Wonderware also offers a comprehensive line of industrial computers that includes Compact Panels running on Microsoft Windows CE, configured and deployed from a single development environment, ensuring an easier manageability of software while meeting the needs for extended functionality.

Wonderware offers software solutions in the areas of Production and Performance Management, Geographical SCADA and Supervisory HMI.

Some of Wonderware's featured products are the Wonderware Industrial Application Server, Wonderware System Platform, Wonderware Historian (also known as the IndustrialSQL Server™ or InSQL™ historian), Wonderware Information Server (also known as SuiteVoyager® software), ActiveFactory™ reporting and analysis software, downtime tracking software and OEE software, the Manufacturing Execution Module (formerly known as InTrack software) and InBatch™ software. Wonderware also offers many device integration tools.

Wonderware products leverage ArchestrA® technology, which can integrate software and hardware from any vendor to make every system in your plant work in concert. The groundbreaking ArchestrA industrial automation and information software architecture can significantly reduce a plant's total cost of ownership through easy installation, operation, modification, maintenance and replication of automation applications. Wonderware’s Industrial Application Server was the first product built on the ArchestrA architecture and thus enables the instant integration of plant information.

In addition, Wonderware recently introduced a hardware product line with Wonderware Industrial Computers, which enable customers to extend the power of Wonderware everywhere. These tablets and panel computers combine InTouch software, the world's leading HMI for visualizing and controlling automation processes, with rugged hardware so that manufacturers can use the same software consistently throughout the plant, at an extraordinary value.

Wonderware Southern Africa

A Wonderware software (industrial automation) distributor for Southern Africa founded by Mr Mike le Plastrier in 1993. Originally known as Futuristix, in November 2006 the trading name Futuristix was changed to Wonderware Southern Africa reflecting the operating region. In 2002 Futuristix was bought by EOH a JSE list IT company.

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