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Minimum downtime and an optimal deployment of personnel and resources are key to successful plant operation. Efficient care, maintenance, and upgrading of the system components create a significant potential for optimization. And this is where our innovative, standardized service product SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service comes in.
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SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service
Apart from the preventive maintenance of the hardware platform, it is the maintenance and care of the installed software components which is decisive for the lifecycle costs of a PC-based distributed control system. This is where SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service opens up entirely new possibilities.
SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service adopts an entirely new approach to ensure the best possible maintenance and upgrades of PC-based distributed control systems. The comprehensive service strategy draws on the opportunities offered by digitalization to virtualize the entire system. This lets you address your core requirements with maximum effectiveness and economic efficiency: the best possible use of hardware, easy system expansions and/or updates, central administration and maintenance, and fast and professional support when the need arises – measures that will ensure maximum availability.
SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service is the easiest possible entry into the world of future-oriented virtualization technology. Our portfolio of services comprises everything you need for a virtualization solution: services throughout the entire lifecycle, including the appropriate software and hardware components – all from a single source and perfectly compatible.
SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service includes the set-up of the virtualization server, configuration of the virtual machines installation and configuration of the operating system, and the turnkey installation of the SIMATIC software. And even throughout the lifecycle of the virtualized system, we take care of comprehensive support for all technical questions about the function, use, and operation of the system components. Extensive, system-specific consulting can also be efficiently provided as part of the SIMATIC Remote Services.
SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service plays a key role in significantly improving competitiveness, thanks to:
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Around the world, companies in all industries rely on our pioneering services.
Virtualization solution for SIMATIC PCS 7 with ready to run system platform
Energy and space savings realized by significantly reducing hardware with SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service
Reduced time and cost effort for maintenance plus central management
Reduction of operational and development expenditures
Central management of the DCS system
Lifecycle Services for all installed components from a single source, directly from the manufacturer
Uses a virtualized platform for the Simatic PCS 7 process control system
Key aspects of project implementation completed successfully – on time and on budget
Downtime shortened and lifecycle costs reduced
Thanks to virtualization, a machine can be easily replaced
Maximum efficiency in maintenance, updates, and troubleshooting
Existing and new systems are linked
Upgrade of the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system in a water supply plant
Successful project execution within a very tight schedule
Enormous advantages through the first plant-wide use of virtual systems
Our experts will be happy to give you a professional advice and try to answer your questions related to our innovative service offering SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service.
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