ICONICS 2011 Worldwide Customer Summit

Newport, RI – June 28, 2011 – ICONICS, a Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner of the Year and provider of Web-enabled, industrial visualization software for Microsoft Windows® operating systems, announced the kick off to their 2011 Worldwide Customer Summit in Newport, RI. The title for this year’s event is “VISION 3600, PLANNING for the DECADES” and will focus on the next wave of real-time and analytics automation software.

The ICONICS 2011 Worldwide Customer Summit brings customers, systems integrators, OEMS and channels partners to Newport, RI to experience the latest breakthroughs in industrial and building automation software solutions.

“Vision 3600 is about having the right view into your operations to ensure maximum productivity by utilizing scalable, robust and advanced automation solutions,” states Russ Agrusa, ICONICS President and CEO. “It takes having the right solution in place to achieve a 3600 view of your operation and during the 2011 Worldwide Customer Summit attendees will learn about ICONICS latest cutting edge software solutions designed for today and the decades to follow”.

At this year’s 25th anniversary customer summit, we will showcase customer presentations which leverage the latest Microsoft® technologies, including Office 2010, Windows Phone 7, Sharepoint™, Silverlight™, Windows Server 2008 and Windows® 7. Attendees will also gain valuable insight into how an investment in the GENESIS64™, BizViz™ and the New AnalytiX™ products provide a 3600 vision of productivity, efficiency and sustainability for global operations today and in the decades ahead.

"The ICONICS Worldwide Customer Summit is a great resource for learning about ICONICS' latest advancements in Automation Software Solutions. If you are an ICONICS end-user or system integrator, you should consider attending", states Walt Boyes, Editor in Chief Control Magazine and ControlGlobal.com.
The WWCS will feature a keynote presentation from Mark Hindsbo Vice President of Developer and Platform Evangelism for Microsoft US. On Wednesday Mark will speak about the present and near future of Microsoft technology and how it relates to automation. He will also give an overview of Microsoft’s overall vision and direction in the era of Cloud and Handheld Devices.  The Summit will also feature a Partner Pavilion with partners from around the globe including ARC Advisory Group, Embedded Labs, ICONICS France, ILS Technologies, Kepware, MacDonald – Miller, Measurelogic, Microsoft, Mitsubishi Electric, Stratus Technologies, Robotina and Wunderlich-Malec.

“Today, manufacturing customers demand powerful, flexible, and reliable real-time solutions. Stratus has partnered with ICONICS to deliver the highest level of uptime for ICONICS solutions along with operational simplicity when hardware based redundancy is essential, “states Frank Hill, Director Manufacturing Sales Status Technologies.

“Events, such as ICONICS’ Worldwide Customer Summit, provide a single source for manufacturers, processors, and OEMs to experience the latest in visualization and business intelligence technologies while simultaneously learning about real-world best practices that can make the difference in how well a project is executed and deployed, which has a direct correlation on the application’s success and profitability”, according the Craig Resnick, Research Director, ARC Advisory Group“ This event will offer participants the chance to attend sessions, such as ‘Trends Breaking Down Barriers To Operational Excellence’, which will enable attendees to return to their factory or plant armed with knowledge that can immediately be deployed to make a positive effect on their company’s bottom line.”
“ICONICS innovative 'OPC to the Core' client software products have been a key driver in the adoption of OPC classic and OPC-UA in Industrial Automation. We are delighted to be showcasing our OPC-UA Device Server Software Development Kits at ICONICS 25th Anniversary Worldwide Customer Summit,” Shane Robinson, Commercial Director, Embedded Labs Ltd.

“Kepware is excited to be part of the ICONICS WWCS. As a valued OEM and longtime reseller of KEPServer technology, ICONICS has helped to grow our business,” said Tony Paine, President of Kepware Technologies. “It is a pleasure to partner with a technology leader like ICONICS.”
Customers and partners from around the world will be attending the summit. This includes executive management, operational personnel, engineering professionals, plant managers, facility managers, automation and control engineers and IT managers, integrators, OEMs and channels partners.
Vision 360 – Planning for the Decades is the summit where you will see presentations from industry technical experts and thought leading companies who are applying ICONICS solutions in innovative ways to achieve greater ROI, productivity and operational excellence. Breakout sessions will deliver insight into realizing efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the industries represented by ICONICS customers, including HMI / SCADA, Manufacturing Intelligence, Water and Wastewater Management, Energy Management, Renewable Energy and Smart Grid, Plant Management and OEE, Facility Management, Oil / Gas and Pharmaceuticals.

In addition to the Summit, ICONICS will be marking its 25th year of providing award winning automation software during the event.

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ICONICS Background Information

Founded in 1986, ICONICS is an award winning leader in the development of Web-enabled industrial automation and manufacturing intelligence software for Microsoft® Windows® operating systems. Our solutions are certified for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. ICONICS has successfully deployed more than 250,000 solutions in over 60 countries worldwide. Its solutions meet diverse customer needs in a variety of industries including Automotive, Building Management, Food & Beverage, Oil/Gas/Petrochemical, Machine Builders, Pharmaceutical/Biotech, Security, Water/Wastewater, Utilities, Government Infrastructures and more.

ICONICS’ corporate headquarters is located in Foxborough, Massachusetts (USA) near Boston. The company has offices throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, China, France, India, Italy, Germany, Netherlands and United Kingdom. ICONICS also has a joint software development and sales office in the Czech Republic.

100 Foxborough Blvd.
Foxborough, MA 02035
(508) 543-8600
(508) 543-1503 (Fax)
(800) 946-9679 (Toll Free - US Only)

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