Wonderware conference to showcase SCADA innovations

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The event will unveil the ways in which manufacturers can take a pragmatic approach to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) with networking, data collection and cyber security solutions.

Industrial IT software solutions provider, Wonderware UK - a division of SolutionsPT, is hosting a two-day event at which it will exclusively reveal the next generation of Wonderware industrial automation software, including updates to its HMI and SCADA offerings.

For 30 years, Wonderware has led the way with the world’s most innovative industrial software.

On November 8 (Tuesday) and 9 (Wednesday), at the International Centre in Telford, SolutionsPT will unveil ‘what’s next’ from Wonderware, showcasing the new software it believes will set the bar in industrial automation.

As well as allowing delegates an exclusive first look at Wonderware’s groundbreaking new SCADA release, the conference will also reveal the latest Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings and will unveil the ways in which manufacturers can take a pragmatic approach to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) with networking, data collection and cyber security solutions.

Wonderware UK & I - NextGeneration Conference 2016The conference will also celebrate the 25th anniversary of the exclusive software distribution partnership between SolutionsPT and Wonderware in the UK and Ireland.

The first day of the event will feature presentations from international keynote speakers, including a product representative from Schneider Electric, and Marc Van Herreweghe, associate vice president at the International Data Corporation (IDC), who will provide an industry expert perspective on the future of industrial automation.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to listen to presentations from experts on topics including line performance, cloud solutions, disaster resilience and cyber security.

The conference’s Expo area will feature demonstrations of the next generation Wonderware software in action, as well as demonstrations by a number of SolutionsPT’s partners, including ACP, Citect and Stratus Technologies.

Other partners confirmed to appear at the Expo are ecom instruments, MDT Software, Ocean Data and WIN-911.

On the second day, SolutionsPT will host multiple training workshops, giving guests the opportunity to get hands-on with a variety of systems, including Wonderware Line Performance Suite, Next Generation HMI/SCADA, Wonderware Online and ACP ThinManager – which have all been designed to help build smart and connected industrial environments.

Sue Roche, general manager at SolutionsPT, said: “We’re incredibly excited to be able to unveil the next stage of Wonderware software, and demonstrate how the ‘factory of the future’ can become a reality.

“Delegates will be able to experience the next generation of industrial automation and get a first look at cutting-edge software solutions that are making connected, future-proof manufacturing environments a reality. We’re also looking forward to raising a glass to the long-standing relationship between SolutionsPT and Wonderware, and preparing for many more successful years to come.”

The event runs from 9:15am until 5:30pm and includes an evening gala dinner. Overnight accommodation is also available. Those interested in attending should register here.