Technology Trends Drive Growth in Distributed Control Systems Market

New ARC Advisory Group research on the Distributed Control Systems market reveals that over the past several years, the distributed control systems (DCS) market has undergone changes that signal the end of the traditional, largely proprietary, and monolithic DCS.  The proliferation of digital networks at the field level is changing the role and the demand for I/O in the process control system.  While the nature of the physical I/O, control networks, and field networks is changing, emerging technologies like the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are forcing change even faster.

“Many leading suppliers believe that IIoT-enabled technology will provide better value while reducing overall cost.  This appears to be accelerating the trend toward the convergence of information technology and operational technology in industrial environments.  In addition to cloud computing, virtualization, and Ethernet-based networks, today’s DCS suppliers also find opportunities to leverage IIoT capabilities such as Big Data, analytics, and smart, IIoT-connected sensors for asset condition monitoring and other applications,” according to Harry Forbes, Research Director, at ARC Advisory Group and key author of ARC’s Distributed Control Systems Global Market Research 2017-2022 report.

About the Distributed Control Systems Research

Distributed Control Systems Market TrendsThis ARC research explores current and historical market performance and related technology and business trends, identifies leading technology suppliers, and provides five-year global forecasts for the distributed control systems 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, hardware type, application, project type, industry, revenue category, sales channel, and customer type. 

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

  • Market Intelligence Workbook (Excel) – personalized spreadsheet with up to five years of historical data in addition to the current base year market data and five-year market forecast.  This workbook enables users to freely manipulate the data and make it easier to analyze the latest data for business intelligence and 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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