Wonderware, a business unit of Invensys Systems, Inc., and whose products are sold and supported in the UK and Ireland by Stockport based Pantek Limited, today announced the release of SuiteVoyager 2.5 Web-based analysis software for production and performance management. SuiteVoyager software enables companies to improve production and performance through dynamic analysis and reporting of key performance and production indicators to make proactive decisions that improve profitability and efficiency.
With a single, scalable environment, the new release of SuiteVoyager software greatly reduces life-cycle costs of production and performance management systems through a configurable environment that dynamically links production and performance analysis reports and data. SuiteVoyager 2.5 software adds support for all Wonderware analysis capabilities including trend analysis, event and alarm notification, downtime analysis, KPI reporting, drill down and root cause analysis, product genealogy, traceability, batch reporting, scheduling integration, and third-party data source aggregation.
The new release integrates tightly with the entire Wonderware software product line and extends analysis, reporting, and visualization from any Wonderware software application to the user through a browser. SuiteVoyager 2.5 software users also can directly interface with third-party historians and data sources through SQL, ADO or OBDC data connectors for rapid delivery of real-time quality and process reports.
As a plant information portal, SuiteVoyager software increases a customers ability to access information and content anywhere at any time. Portals provide customers with the content and information they need to make better business decisions while enabling central administration, improving efficiency and providing an immediate ROI.
SuiteVoyager 2.5 software greatly expands the capabilities of users to improve their production systems, said Renee Brandt, product marketing manager for Wonderwares visualization products. As a visualization tool, it enables users to integrate manufacturing and business systems and provides valuable information, which is needed to make dynamic changes to improve production efficiency and profitability.
The new analysis tools included with SuiteVoyager 2.5 software enables users to drill into displayed information and transform it to help create a better understanding of the factors affecting production. This makes it possible to uncover the hidden potential within the control system. In addition, access to genealogy reports makes complying with new government reporting requirements easier than ever.
This level of data analysis is required by customers who want to proactively tune the system to perform more efficiently, Brandt said. In addition, users need to be able to validate and track what happened in a process for government reporting requirements. SuiteVoyager enables users to do this from within the plant or a continent away.
SuiteVoyager 2.5 software also includes integrated language support for French, German, Japanese and Simplified Chinese. The portal software senses the language of the browser and automatically converts and displays all the portal text and messages in that language.
It also provides client analysis tools, capabilities and reports necessary to extend performance and production solutions to control systems. It leverages the latest in Web technology, enabling companies to securely view information from one site or enterprise-wide, without the need for additional software programming. SuiteVoyager software is used in thousands of installations around the world and in a variety of vertical markets, including food processing, oil and gas, automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, transportation, and utilities.
Production and Performance Management Software Solutions
SuiteVoyager Web analysis software is a vital part of Wonderware's production and performance management software solutions, which empower companies by offering them one integrated and highly productive software toolset that incorporates plant-floor, IT and business systems. These software solutions leverage industry standards to facilitate collaboration between manufacturing and business systems in real time. As a result, users can align their entire organization to achieve their overall business objectives.
Wonderware solutions are built on and integrated with the open and scalable ArchestrA software architecture, which enables existing business and manufacturing systems to collaborate in a non-intrusive manner that is loosely coupled yet extremely reliable.