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Wonderware

A plant automation software platform for managing and controlling the shop floor from Wonderware, a division of British-based Invensys plc (www.wonderware.com). The heart of the "Wonderware System Platform" is the ArchestrA infrastructure, which provides the underlying architecture for common services and integration. The Wonderware System Platform includes the Industrial Application Server (IAS), the primary component, along with a Web server, a SQL-based database and myriad drivers for all data acquisition and industrial machines. Additional components are also available, and third-party applications can also interface with the platform.

Evolving from Wonderware's earlier Factory suites, in 2006, the components of Factory Suite A2 were ArchestrA enabled and combined with Industrial Application Server to form the Wonderware System Platform. The goal was to provide a platform with common controls and development tools for integrating and managing legacy systems with the latest software.

InTouch
Part of the Wonderware platform, InTouch was the first, and is, the most widely used human machine interface (HMI) for plant visualization, automation and control. In the late 1980s, InTouch was Wonderware's first product (see InTouch).
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The company's flagship product, MIMOSA Interop Server (MIS), enables Wonderware customers to seamlessly integrate plant floor systems with the leading Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems, such as SAP PM, IBM Maximo, Infor Datastream, AssetPoint Tabware and Indus EMPAC.
The Wonderware Customer First program offers support options tailored to meet specific customer needs, including 24/7 support, a dedicated technical account management team, critical incident response, software updates and advice on software architecture and security.
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The top 100 members of the ArchestrA Certified System Integrator Program have been certified by Wonderware because they have demonstrated exceptional technical expertise with Wonderware software solutions, delivered successful projects to customers and earned the special backing and support of regional Wonderware distributors.
The new Wonderware Compact Panel computers offer superior ease of installation and a competitive entry-level price point by bundling a subset of the latest HMI runtime functionality of InTouch 10.
The event was a great success on many fronts," said Mike Bradshaw, director of the Wonderware VAR/OEM business.
Since the company was founded in 1987, Wonderware has been a leader in developing technology to advance manufacturing and industrial processes," said Mike Bradley Sr.
This new Wonderware software offering provides greatly simplified report building, user-specified Web parts and information collaboration across multiple knowledge workers -- without the need for IT or SQL skills.
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0 release and optimized for both the standard Windows and Windows NT environments," said Dave Smith, Wonderware vice president.
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1 reflect the Wonderware commitment to providing easy to use, Web-based information management software solutions," said Maryanne Steidinger, MES and EMI marketing program manager for Wonderware.