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Upgrading Your Obsolete Control System While Keeping Your Plant Running 

This white paper will explore some of the key questions that should be asked prior to planning an upgrade to an obsolete control system.  

  • What PLC hardware will the new automation system use?
  • How can your operators effectively run your plant during an automation system conversion with mix of old and new hardware and software?
  • How can you run your plant with a mix of old and new hardware at the same time?

White paper Upgrading Obsolete Control System Hallam-ICS

Break-Glass.jpg"...When your current automation system was installed, your site’s youngest engineer was not even born. You’ve been having sporadic hardware failures. The company that provided the hardware initially has either gone out of business or has been bought by a bigger company. The new hardware provider would like to support your legacy system, but will only do that if you completely upgrade to a different platform. You are also trying to maintain software for your control system on machines running obsolete operating systems. You are getting pressure from your IT department (a department that didn't exist when your control system was first installed) to get rid of these old computers because they have less computing power than your smartphone..."


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