Top Ten Internet SCADA Mistakes

by Bob Forbes, Vice President, M2M Data Corporation Introduction In our business, we constantly come across companies that have taken a run at leveraging the Internet for their SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) systems, either by Internet-enabling existing SCADA systems or building new applications from scratch. Internet SCADA champions have sold their managers on the cost benefits of using the public Internet instead of expensive, dedicat

WaterWorld : Cloud-Based SCADA Offers Alternatives to Traditional Systems

Taken from Many small and rural water and wastewater facilities face budget constraints and cuts that make it difficult to afford the initial investment in a SCADA system that will help them run their operations more efficiently. Smaller facilities also can't afford to have a dedicated technical staff to manage their SCADA systems. This makes cloud-based SCADA a very attractive alternative for the water and wastewater industry. It can ...