SCADAPack Store and Forward

Little known fact: SCADAPacks can act as a Modbus Store and Forward hub when configured properly. Lesser known fact: SCADAPacks will also Store and Forward Enron Modbus, ROC Protocol, or basically any communications protocol where the first byte of the message is the address, has messages less than 240 bytes and uses Modbus CRC for […]

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Being Cloud Ready

I just spent the last two days participating in an IoT and Data Analytics Hand-on-Lab at Microsoft Canada in Calgary. It was awesome to see what they are doing with their cloud product offering and how it can be used to enable business intelligence and possibility for new applications. Here is a screenshot of a […]

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Its About Time

Time. It flies. It stands still. It is valuable. But time is awful. I dislike time. In particular time zones and the complexity surrounding how to handle time on SCADA systems. SCADA systems run on time. Daily records are recorded at contract hour. Alarms and Events are logged with time stamps. Should be easy right? Nope. Time […]

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