S&T Technologies, a member of the S&T Group and provider of the IoT Software Framework SUSiEtec, and ICONICS, headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA, have signed a collaboration agreement. ICONICS is a global leading automation software provider, designing advanced solutions for web-enabled OPC UA and BACnet certified visualisation, HMI and SCADA, as well as software solutions for the energy and manufacturing industries. Based on the partnership, S&T Technologies integrates SCADA capabilities into the SUSiEtec Software Framework, which allows customers to access SCADA capabilities also in cloud related environments.
Bernhard Günthner, managing director of S&T Technologies: “Partnering with ICONICS ensures our IIoT/Industry 4.0. customers take yet another step into the cloud. Advanced SCADA capabilities are now being made cloud-ready thanks to our IoT Software Framework SUSiEtec. We enable customers, especially in automation, to visualise complex processes, utlising secure access to machine data gained from virtually any edge device. Customers benefit from ICONICS’ over 30 years of experience in visualising demanding applications and from the longtime know-how of IoT and Industry 4.0 solutions at the S&T Group and Kontron.”
As a result, customers will be able to select the capabilities they are familiar with from ICONICS’ full range of products, or add new capabilities to suit their needs. Systems can be monitored and controlled intuitively via dashboards, including on mobile devices. Additionally, extensive analytics applications are used to display digitised data for different areas like quality, service, productivity and efficiency.
“We are pleased to partner with S&T, a company with decades of experience in industrial software solutions and a portfolio of the latest Industry 4.0 and IoT solutions,” said Russ Agrusa, president and CEO of ICONICS. “The integration of ICONICS’ globally-tested HMI and SCADA solutions with S&T Technologies’ SUSiEtec IoT software framework provides advanced cloud connectivity and enables customers to benefit from the best of two worlds.”
The integration of ICONICS with SUSiEtec will be available in the first quarter of 2019. Customers will then be able to obtain a complete edge-to-cloud IIoT solution, including ICONICS licenses from a single source through S&T Technologies.