Invensys Partners for Documentation, Mapping Solution

Sept. 23, 2009
PAS Integrity Software Solution Provides the Capabilities That Invensys' Clients Need
"It's much bigger than just our systems." Invensys' Alex Johnson explained that a key reason for Invensys partnering with PAS for its solution is the need to manage documentation across the multi-vendor environment typical of most process manufacturers.Invensys Operations Management announced that it has signed an agreement with PAS, a supplier of operations and automation effectiveness software, to provide Invensys clients a comprehensive suite of system documentation and configuration management tools and services.

"A back-documentation and "where-used' facility for our Foxboro I/A Series, InFusion and Triconex systems is a high priority for our customers," said Betty Naylor-McDevitt, director of marketing, Invensys Operations Management. "Leveraging our strong industry expertise, we chose the Integrity software solution because of its comprehensive scalability. Integrity allows us to provide a scope of offerings from simple system documentation to robust configuration management and full mapping of the breadth of systems installed in our customers' plants."

Called Integrity, the PAS "Automation Genome" solution maps the databases, programs, displays and interconnections within and among plant automation systems, including Foxboro I/A Series distributed control systems, InFusion enterprise control systems and Triconex safety instrumented systems. Invensys Operations Management will provide its customers with a choice of three levels of Integrity Software, allowing them the flexibility to match the solution to their specific needs.

"The PAS Integrity Software solution provides the capabilities that Invensys' clients need. It simplifies the complexities of their entire automation infrastructure and enables them to capture and share knowledge in real time to improve delivery of automation system projects," said Chris Lyden, president, PAS. "We are pleased to extend our business partnership with Invensys Operations Management for the benefit of their customers."