New Generation Time Series Operational Historians/Data Platform Markets in Demand

The market for Operational Historians/Industrial Data Platforms also known as time-series data storage historians, process historians, or real-time enterprise historians continues to grow especially as legacy historians are updated.  Time series historians store time-stamped data and require fast and efficient data ingestion, data compression, data accessibility, and data querying.  New ARC Advisory Group research on the Operational Historians/Industrial Data Platforms market reveals the amount and types of data available today is increasing thanks to digital transformation and the introduction of new sensors and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices.  The high availability of process data and new data management tools like advanced analytics and visualization has led to increased demand for a new generation of offerings and revived interest in different types of databases and data historians.  Today’s historian technologies must combine different types of time-series and other databases and make the data easily accessible and visible across the enterprise to the right people from anywhere at the right time and in the appropriate context.  

“We’re seeing increased interest in modern time series operational historians and data platforms because manufacturers are investing in new infrastructures.  End users realize there's a lot of previously untapped value to be had in their data,” according to Janice Abel, Principal Consultant at ARC Advisory Group and key author of ARC’s Operational Historians/Data Platforms Global Market Research 2018-2023 report.

“Process manufacturers are deploying new industrial data platforms to take advantage of ever-increasing amounts of data.  As an integral technology within many production processes, historians have been evolving in step with the overall digital transformation of industry.  Today’s process historian is more than just a purpose-built industrial data storage solution; it has adapted to newer IT technology and evolved into an industrial data platform that has new out of the box capabilities and applications for managing data.  Typical applications for today’s historians include data aggregation, cleansing, visualization, auto deployment features, and business intelligence features.  While most manufacturers have an operational historian, newer historians are better designed for scalability, reliability, accessibility, security and offer the ability to leverage the value of data,” added Abel.

About the Operational Historians/Data Platforms Research

Operational Historians/Data Platforms Market TrendsThis ARC research explores current market performance and related technology and business trends, identifies leading technology suppliers, and provides five-year global forecasts for the operational historians/industrial data platforms market.  This new research is based on ARC’s industry-leading market research database, extensive primary and secondary research, and proprietary economic modeling techniques.  The research includes competitive analysis, plus five-year market forecasts by region, revenue category, deployment model, industry, data attribute, and customers. 

This new research is available in a variety of formats to meet the specific research and budgetary requirements of a wide variety of organizations.  These include a:

  • Market Intelligence Workbook (Excel) – personalized spreadsheet includes the current base year market data and five-year market forecast.  This workbook enables licensed users to freely manipulate the data to make it easier to analyze the latest data for business intelligence and generate custom reports.
  • Concise Market Analysis Report (PDF) – provides an executive-level summary of the current market dynamics, market forecasts, and competitive analysis, plus an overview of strategic issues.  The PDF is available with or without detailed charts.

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