SCADA Technology Evolves to Create New Market Dynamics
This global market research study provides an in-depth analysis of the advanced SCADA system business for the water & wastewater industry. The market data is for SCADA systems only, which includes hardware, software, and services.
Today’s systems and components are highly compatible and even interchangeable, giving utilities a wide variety of choices and opportunities for customization as SCADA becomes more modular. SCADA systems are also becoming increasingly ubiquitous, as thin clients, web portals, and web based products are gaining popularity with most major vendors.
Advanced SCADA platforms provide the capability to collect, sort, and analyze data quickly and display it on executive dashboards. A surge of new disruptive technologies emerging in the industrial sector are changing the way systems are designed and the way businesses operate. Some of the key disruptive technologies being incorporated into advanced SCADA systems by vendors include the cloud, virtualization, mobility, big data and analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT).
The SCADA market is transforming due to the power of data. With big changes come big opportunities, and there are a number of strategies ARC recommends to maximize potential in the changing marketplace, including:
- Should vendors add a SaaS or hosted SCADA solution to their portfolios?
- Regional trends in SCADA for water & wastewater
- Short- and long-term potential for SCADA in the water & wastewater business
- Impact of cyber security on the market