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EcoStruxure™ Foxboro DCS - Distributed Control System

EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS (an evolution of Foxboro Evo) is an innovative family of fault-tolerant, highly available control components, which consolidates critical information and elevates staff capabilities to ensure flawless, continuous plant operation.
  • Ignite Your Profit Engine

    Learn how EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS helps process plants consistently deliver measurable operation profitability improvement safely, enabling 100% ROI in less than a year.

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Features

Packed with state-of-the-art OT technologies like Dynamic SAMA, Engineer Anywhere and Control Anywhere capabilities, Visualization and Situation-Awareness functionalities, and the latest IT technologies in mobility, cloud and analytics, the Foxboro DCS is architecturally optimized for Smart Design and Flexible Engineering reducing capital and operating expenses, protecting operational integrity while enhancing decision making, problem resolution and workflow.
With unified control and safety through integration with the industry-leading EcoStruxure Triconex safety systems, the Foxboro DCS provides a powerful platform to turn your industrial automation into the Profit Engine of your business, driving measurable operational profitability, safely.

Benefits

• Future-proof technology preserves your investments
• Customizable, embedded real-time accounting models measure and control financial value of every point of the process
• Drives measurable operational profitability at every level of the industrial enterprise
• Delivers 100% ROI in less than one year

EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS technology platforms

  • Controller & I/O
  • Workstations
  • Network / interfaces
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Historian
  • Asset Management
  • Advanced applications

The Foxboro DCS family of fault-tolerant, highly available components collect, process and disseminates valuable information to every corner of the plant. With flexibility and scalability in mind, the Foxboro DCS offers multiple types of controllers and I/O options to optimize cost, space and functionality requirements.

The Foxboro DCS features state-of-the-art, multi-purpose workstations and servers which are versatile and robust, with different options catering for different plant environments and operation requirements.

  • Virtualization & Thin clients
    Experience true operational agility and production schedule integrity throughout your system’s lifecycle with virtualization technology
  • Annunciator Keyboards
    Annunciator keyboards easily and effectively organize alarms and process display for faster operator response and resolution times
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    Monitors
    State-of-the-art process visualization designed for utmost user safety, security and productivity

The Foxboro DCS control networks and interfaces provides scalable, robust connections between field, plant and business systems that put critical information in your hands to make timely decisions that impact your business.

  • Control Network
    Control network leverages advanced commercial communications technologies in robust industrial configurations
    Netsight Console
    Netsight console from Extreme Networks provides a wide selection of advanced networking management and analytic tools
  • Modicon connectivity
    With a Schneider Electric intelligent interface between EcoStruxure™ Control Expert (formerly known as Unity Pro) and Foxboro control editor, you can configure Modicon PLCs from a Foxboro DCS automatically
    Triconex connectivity
    The market-leading EcoStruxure Triconex Safety Systems can be integrated into EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS for improved security, reliability, availability and performance
    Power connectivity
    Schneider Electric’s intelligent power and motor control center (iPMCC) approach blends process automation and energy management to enable safer, more reliable, and more cost-efficient energy use

The Foxboro DCS is equipped with advanced features and elevated human elements of Human-Machine Interface (HMI) which delivers intuitive configuration, accelerate fault-finding, speed up engineering and consolidate critical information, ensuring flawless, continuous operation.

Operator performance HMI

Operators no longer need to sacrifice their panoramic views of production activities to interact with them digitally

Operator Training

Operator Training Simulators (OTS) are advanced computer-based training tools that help give operators the skills they need to run a process or plant

The Historian provides a robust, single-software infrastructure for enterprise-wide collection, storage, and retrieval of historical process information. Designed and optimized for use with the Foxboro DCS historian client, it enables trend analysis and reporting that guide intelligent troubleshooting, and help identify opportunities for cost savings.

Historian

A single-software infrastructure for storing and reporting industrial data.

Historian Client

Historian client provides the interface for data stored in EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS client.

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Configure, commission, maintain and diagnose your field devices throughout their entire lifecycle

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Wonderware™

Industrial information and operation management solutions

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