Empower Users with Real-Time Access to Actionable Information

Feb. 16, 2012
Manufacturers need immediate access to real-time data to provide insightful information to people at every level of the organization. Without this insight, users lack the ability to create relevant reports, dashboards and key performance indicators (KPIs), and therefore struggle to evaluate and correct problems before they impact the bottom line.

Achieving that insight despite the ever-increasing complexity of plant-floor applications, is possible with the newest version of FactoryTalk™ Historian Site Edition (SE) software. The new version incorporates FactoryTalk VantagePoint software as its reporting client to aggregate historical, real-time alarms and events data, and provides users with consistent, powerful reporting tools. By utilizing FactoryTalk VantagePoint software as the client, users can create reports using an advanced Trend Tool, XY Plotter, Excel Add-in and dashboards, and publish them easily via a Web-based portal.

FactoryTalk VantagePoint software utilizes a unified production model to ease organization, analysis and reporting of data gathered from the Rockwell Automation Logix Control Platform, as well as third-party data sources. By doing so, users at all levels in the organization can look at manufacturing performance through role-based KPIs, reports and dashboards so they can more easily meet manufacturing and performance goals.

FactoryTalk Historian SE software collects, stores, analyzes and visualizes production data using powerful data capture and storage engines that can be used within process, discrete and hybrid environments. FactoryTalk VantagePoint, in turn, leverages a unified production model to provide access to virtually all plant-data sources, and produces Web-based reports such as dashboards, trends and Microsoft Excel reports. Operators, engineers, supervisors, management and executives throughout the plant can use these reports to manage cost, quality, production, assets and resources more effectively.

Combining FactoryTalk Historian SE software and FactoryTalk VantagePoint software results in a manufacturing intelligence solution that turns production data into actionable information. Access to this information empowers users at all levels of an organization to make informed decisions based on a more comprehensive view of the plant.

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