April 2011


Keys to successful alarm management

Here are the features you want in alarm management software

Gooch, J., HP Editorial Staff

Over the past few years, alarm management has become a very important topic within a number of articles, technical papers and books. Most of the discussions have been centered on the importance of alarm management and how to implement and maintain an alarm-management process. However, not much has been written on the tools to support alarm management and, in particular, alarm-management software. This article is intended to meet that need. A number of alarm-management software systems are on the market. As you might expect, each has its own strengths and weaknesses. This article will provide a vendor-neutral listing of key features, along with a brief discussion of each. Connectivity. Alt

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