Recently, a system integrator asked us to provide data that would provide both speed and storage requirement comparisons between an out-of-the-box SQL database and Canary. They wanted to use this data to decide whether it would be best for customer's to deploy a Canary system, or deploy, tune, and maintain an SQL system.
Your data historian holds more analytical potential today than you may realize. This process knowledge powerhouse can help you transform operations and fundamentally change the way time-series data is interpreted. However, few companies have taken the necessary steps to actualize their data historian’s full potential. Most engineers, supervisors, and operators are either working double-time to meet spikes in demand, or are handling duties outside their typical job description to reduce cost. The bottom line? You are likely too busy elsewhere to spend time mining the knowledge base waiting inside your process historian.
Since 2008, the East West Power Renewable Corporation (EWP) has used Canary software to assist them in the remote monitoring of power generation facilities across the United States. Using more than twenty remote loggers, EWP can centralize all site data to a corporate historian, while still making data available to plant operators, supervisors, and engineers.
Every OEM wants their equipment to operate to the highest standard, and no one, client included, wants to experience unplanned downtime due to equipment failure. As an OEM, what steps can you take to reduce warranty claims and increase client satisfaction? You might be surprised to learn how you can benefit from "building-in" the ability to remotely capture data from your equipment in the field.
Never before has Canary offered so many new tools in a single release. Learn about just a few of the many key developments that will be free to any users currently enrolled in CustomerCare!
Every day you use mobile technology, sometimes to book a flight, arrange for a cab ride, or check your bank account. How often do you use it to monitor your process and ensure operations are running smoothly? If you can’t currently use your smartphone or tablet to quickly and easily view your process data, you should consider Canary’s Axiom solution.
Tired of reacting to unexpected equipment failures, power outages, and unplanned downtime? If you are not actively transitioning from a reactive to a predictive asset management program, you are likely to deal with the same frustrations a year from now as you have in the past. Although hindsight will always be twenty-twenty, foresight has the potential to save your company millions in operating dollars.
Many companies do not realize the advantages that historical process data can offer, helping them to save both time and money. Ed Stern, Vice President of Canary Labs, discusses his experience in the matter: