White Paper

SCADA Alternatives For Remote Monitoring

Source: Telog, A Trimble Company

By Barry Ceci

In addition to managing operational efficiency and customer usage, utilities are driven by demanding regulations for improved quality, safety, and security. For remote monitoring applications, data acquisition systems (DAS) can provide an enhanced understanding of network operations through detailed documentation. This white paper presents the advantages of remote DAS over SCADA, including the ability to measure data even when communication channels fail or computers crash.

Image credit: "Engine Control Room," © 2008 Michael Elleray, used under a Attribution 2.0 Generic license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

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