Automation Sentinel is ABB's subscription based control system lifecycle support program that allows systems owners to actively monitor their control system versions and software lifecycle costs. With this program you keep control system software up-to-date while maintaining a flexible path forward to new technology and features.
Automation Sentinel provides exclusive services for the maintenance, evolution and continual enhancement of the installed base of ABB control systems. These services are specifically designed to maintain and extend the useful lifetime of your control system.
Complete flexibility - Allows you to improve your control system over time. Always the best, low risk path forward
Reduce overall maintenance costs - Yearly subscription provides predictability for plant budgeting
Continuous optimization of your process operations - Improves system availability, performance and reliability – with predictable costs
Protection of intellectual property - your operator graphics and control programs are protected; no need to rip-and-replace to take advantage of the latest technology
Supports changing business goals with flexible lifecycle support - introduce new technology at your own pace
Maintain operation and avoid loss of production - Higher productivity through enhanced software functionality
- Access to Software updates and patches
- Upgrades to new software versions and features
- Access to 24/7 support and maintenance services
- Support for updated PC hardware and device drivers
- Comprehensive support for control systems and access to most current system documentation
- Cost effective evolution approach to latest technology of HMI, control, information management and connectivity
- Evolve to System 800xA from other vendors’ systems such as Honeywell, Emerson, Siemens, Invensys or others
ABB's solution is best because:
- Access to the widest range of input regarding software and hardware from customers, R&D, product groups, and more
- Factory testing of third party software, devices, and Microsoft security patch upgrade compatibility by ABB experts
- Technical phone support provides a window to the world’s most knowledgeable ABB product experts
- Allows you to get the maximum benefit from your ABB control system
- All of this packaged in a deliverable that is easy to understand
Automation Sentinel is how we deliver control systems support!