Seeq Corporation today announced the availability of connectivity to Inductive Automation’s Ignition SCADA system. This Seeq connector will enable Inductive Automation customers to use Seeq Workbench to rapidly find insights in their data leading to better production outcomes including improved asset availability, product quality, and process efficiency.
Seeq is a software application for engineers in process manufacturing organizations to rapidly wrangle, investigate, and share insights on production data. Seeq has been recognized by multiple analyst firms for its modern approach to the timeless problem of finding actionable insights in complex data sets.
“We are very pleased to announce support for Inductive Automation and look forward to helping our shared customers get even more value from their Ignition SCADA systems,” says Steve Sliwa, CEO and co-founder of Seeq Corporation. “The innovative approach Inductive Automation has taken in building modern industrial software is impressive, and it’s exciting to be a part of their ecosystem of partners."
Ignition is an innovative SCADA platform used in more than 100 countries, and is the first universal industrial application platform with unlimited potential. Ignition empowers industrial organizations around the world and in virtually every industry, with an outstanding software platform and top-notch support.
"We are very happy to have Seeq’s support for the Ignition platform, which we describe as The New SCADA because it redefines SCADA technology and licensing," notes Don Pearson, chief strategy officer for Inductive Automation. "Many attendees at our annual Ignition Community Conference were very pleased with the flexibility and productivity offered by Seeq."
Both Seeq and Inductive Automation serve customers in virtually every process manufacturing industry—including oil & gas to utilities, pharmaceutical, power generation, and others—and both are also building support for key Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployments such as remote asset monitoring and edge computing. Customers engaged in a preview of the Seeq and Ignition SCADA system offering included those in the manufacturing, chemicals, and food and beverage distilling industries.
Seeq and the Ignition SCADA platform, working together, is a great combination that will enable customers to get the best of both innovative control and a data management platform, as well as rapid, interactive analytics on the collected data. Customers will be able to achieve insights to improve production results that they never had the time to do before.
“This collaboration between Seeq and Inductive Automation is a smart move for both organizations because it will make it easier for the firms to help their mutual customers gain new and valuable insights from their data,” notes Craig Resnick, vice president, ARC Advisory Group. “Enabling engineers in industrial organizations to use Seeq to rapidly find insights in the Ignition SCADA system provides them with the opportunity to make better decisions, faster.”
Customers with an interest in using Seeq with Ignition should contact Seeq for information on Seeq Workbench and connectivity options. In Seeq’s most recent release, R16, new features enable support for the integration of structured data from SQL Server, MySQL, and CSV files. This means data from these data sources may be seamlessly integrated with Ignition data for analytics and insights.
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