August 2004

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HP Integration Strategies: SCADA'S new capabilities support business processes and supply chain

Supported by intelligent field devices, expanded communications networks and improved compatibility with IT, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) can now provide a wealth of information an..

Novak, R., ARC Advisory Group

Supported by intelligent field devices, expanded communications networks and improved compatibility with IT, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) can now provide a wealth of information and knowledge as a means to modify business processes. Effective use of today's SCADA systems requires that they be leveraged to encompass both robust control and automation functionalities and, more importantly, the capability to support higher-level systems that overlap into enterprise optimization and supply chain applications. Original utilization. SCADA has been an accepted technology for automation, control and monitoring industrial and commercial applications for many decades. The ear

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