Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
iTAC Software AG appraises MES market developments in advance of the IPC APEX EXPO

The electronic industry’s efforts to improve manufacturing quality and production output owe much of their success to MES manufacturers. Whereas the focus in the past was on pure traceability, additional measures are necessary today to satisfy the highest quality requirements and deliver maximum benefit to customers. The iTAC.MES.Suite is a high performance 24/7 MES solution that is tailored to the electronic industry's requirements, supporting zero PPM production objectives. iTAC will be demonstrating the iTAC.MES.Suite at IPC APEX Expo in San Diego (Hall B2, Booth #1947) from February 19 to 21.

In the past, traceability simply involved the storage of production relevant data to enable the precise identification of defective products in recall campaigns. Today, a modern MES has to satisfy a far more complex range of traceability requirements. Real-time production monitoring and control is facilitated on the basis of traceability data and, thanks to active traceability (process interlocking), it’s practically impossible to manufacture defective products. Optimum planning, control and process efficiency have to be guaranteed along the entire supply chain, so cloud capability with 24/7 availability is absolutely essential to cross-plant M2M communication.

From supply chain traceability to standards compliance

It’s practical to opt for an MES software that unites all these functions yet can also be adapted to the specific requirements of companies such as Audi, Autoliv, Hella, HBPO, Johnson Controls, Lear Corporation, Magna, Schneider Electric, Siemens, VW and the like. iTAC’s MES provides these customers with standards compliance, accessibility, excellent performance, active traceability and numerous other functions such as supply chain traceability, roll-out capability and high availability that set it apart from other solutions in the MES market. While clearly capable of meeting the needs of a single plant, it is designed to enable the efficient and reliable implementation of global infrastructure projects.

Many other MES providers can deliver systems that bridge the gap between production machines, ERP systems and quality systems. "However, the majority of them are traditional, location-based MES solutions. Many manufacturing execution systems were designed for local use at one single production facility, so they have no high availability middleware to support functional evolution, for example, in order to meet Industry 4.0 requirements," explained Peter Bollinger, COO of iTAC Software AG.

Modern machine interfaces can only be built and operated on the basis of a standardized and efficient middleware like iTAC.ARTES. Outdated machine interfaces, on the other hand, are maintenance-intensive and negatively influence operating speed. An MES without efficient middleware has a negative impact on productivity, leading to reduced output and quality problems. "Several MES manufacturers still have some catching up to do in these areas. We have to keep pace with the times and cater to global supply chain requirements and the resulting cloud-based MES trend."

About Business Wire
Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
"We help companies that are using a lot of Software as a Service. We help companies manage and gain visibility into what people are using inside the company and decide to secure them or use standards to lock down or to embrace the adoption of SaaS inside the company," explained S...
15th Cloud Expo, which took place Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, expanded the conference content of @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit to include two developer events. IBM held a Bluemix Developer Playground on November 5 and...
Some developers believe that monitoring is a function of the operations team. Some operations teams firmly believe that monitoring the systems they maintain is sufficient to run the business successfully. Most of them are wrong. The complexity of today's applications have gone fa...
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and proce...
SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP, discussed how SAP and partners provide c...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE