AWS re:Invent 2017: Modernizing the Energy and Utilities Industry with IoT: Moving S (EUT303) – #AWS

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are critical real-time software applications used to manage nearly any form of upstream, midstream, and downstream processes in the energy industry. Traditionally, these technologies have been deployed on premises and managed separately from core IT, to ensure security, availability and consistent performance.

As energy and utility companies expand geographically, and the number and types of sensors in each location grow, disparate and growing data streams are becoming increasingly complex and challenging to manage. It is estimated that up to 95% of valuable device and sensor information is left stranded in the field, information that could prove valuable to machine learning, predictive analytics, and process optimization.

In this session, energy and utility customers will learn how easy it is to implement IIoT on AWS, so they can easily extract value from additional devices and sensors, and innovate faster. We will dive into a reference architecture for accessing current mission critical SCADA data as well as previously stranded data into AWS using Kinesis and DynamoDB, ultimately enabling customers to reduce downtime, increase efficiencies, improve reliability, and gain more business insights through connected data.

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