April 2003

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HP Integration Strategies: Ten questions for your process automation system migration partner

ARC estimates that roughly $65 billion worth of automation systems presently installed are at the end of their traditional life cycle. To make the decision to migrate to newer process a..

Hill, D., ARC Advisory Group

ARC estimates that roughly $65 billion worth of automation systems presently installed are at the end of their traditional life cycle. To make the decision to migrate to newer process automation system (PAS) technology, you must show substantial need, particularly in today's economic climate. It is no longer acceptable to upgrade to modern technology simply because the technology is new. To make the business case, there have to be many good business reasons. You may be experiencing reasonable reliability with your aging control system, but there is no guarantee it will degrade gracefully - in fact, the opposite will prob

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