SMC FieldServer: Industrial Automation

Industrial Automation

NO-HASSLE LEGACY INTEGRATION

Seamless integration of old and new.

Remove the obstacles posed by legacy devices.

Stop letting legacy controllers, equipment, and instrumentation be the black hole that limits your ability to fully automate operations. Start opening up your automation system’s capabilities with FieldServer’s versatile suite of gateway products, including Modbus, Ethernet/IP, GE-EDG, and a host of other state-of-the-art protocols. The result? A seamless connection of old and new that lets you keep your old legacy equipment while fully enabling your new SCADA network.

Budget-Smart Upgrades

Lets you upgrade your automation system without the added expense of simultaneous legacy device replacement or a complete legacy migration.

Modern Interfacing

Connects and integrates both old and new industrial automation equipment and controllers to third-party controllers and networks, including those from all major industrial automation suppliers.

Risk Reduction

Minimizes the inherent threat resulting from ineffective mixing, matching, or patching into legacy systems, such as sluggish, slow, and partially or fully broken systems.

Applications

Connected Factory

Connecting Disparate Systems into a SCADA System for Display & Reporting

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Solving the Building Management and Factory Floor Automation Connectivity Challenge

With the goal of reaping the benefits of exponential gains in productivity at reduced operational costs, the revolutions in machine-to-machine intelligence, edge computing, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud computing are a top priority for large businesses and other organizations. One of the biggest challenges to the potential rewards of these automation technologies is one of large-scale, dependable integration via cloud computing platforms from the worlds of building management and the plant floor with their multiple devices and systems.

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Traveling the Road to Simpler, More Secure Industrial Automation in the Cloud

The launch of Industry 4.0 machine-to-machine (M2M) intelligence initiatives via the Cloud and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are well on their way to transforming the automation of commercial buildings, manufacturing facilities and industrial process plants. The workplaces of today and tomorrow will increasingly operate through the Cloud and exhibit incredibly intelligent automation on a scale with here-to-fore unimaginable productivity gains at lower cost.

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Simplify Industrial Automation Integration