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SCADA – the Ultimate Guide

By ·Categories: Industrial IoT·Published On: March 9th, 2023·1.2 min read·

SCADA enables companies to make smarter decisions, improve efficiency, and minimize downtime. But what exactly is SCADA and how can you get started? 

What is a SCADA? 

SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition and it’s a combination of hardware and software that leverages real-time data to enable visualization and control for:

  • Industrial processes such as manufacturing or refining
  • Infrastructure processes such as water treatment, oil and gas pipelines, or wind farms
  • Facility processes such as building automation or energy consumption monitoring.

SCADA enables key stakeholders to make data-driven decisions. 

Get started with SCADA

We’ve got a 10 step process to help you get started. Those steps are outlined in our eBook: The Ultimate Guide to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).

Download the eBook

a photo showing the Ultimate guide to SCADA ebook

This guide will help you understand the significant benefits of modern SCADA, what to look for in SCADA software and hardware, and then the 10 steps to get started on implementing a smart SCADA control system of your own. 

We’re here to help

At every point in your SCADA journey, it’s good to know that you have experts at your disposal to help make sure you’re heading in the right direction. OnLogic offers a consultative process for hardware deployment. We partner with you to understand your project and offer services that work for your needs. When you’re ready, contact us to speak with one of our hardware specialists.

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About the Author: Sarah Lavoie

Sarah Lavoie is a content creator for OnLogic. When not writing, she can usually be found exploring the Vermont landscape with her camera looking to photograph something amazing.