Enterprise Automation Announces Results of Innovative Artificial Intelligence and Data Visualization Research and Development Projects

Engineers working on R&D Project

Enterprise Automation’s internal R&D group has completed projects for the drinking water industry using AVEVA artificial intelligence and data visualization software solutions and seeks partners for developing technology-based proofs of concept. Irvine, CA – June 10, 2021 – Enterprise Automation, North America’s premier control systems integration firm serving the water and wastewater and life sciences industries […]

Specifying Hardware and Software for a Modern SCADA System

Enterprise Automation Specifying hardware software

How do I decide on hardware and software for a new SCADA System? The best place to start is with the end in mind.  Sometimes that might mean designing the entire system, but often that is as simple as thinking through – and maybe writing down – all of the functionality and requirements you’d eventually […]

Don’t get hacked! – Audit and Secure your Operational Technology Environment

A recent network hack intrusion out of the City of Oldsmar FL illustrates the importance of a solid network security protocol within operational technology systems. In the Oldsmar case, an unknown hacker gained access to the city’s water control SCADA system and attempted to “poison” the water supply by increasing the levels of sodium hydroxide […]

Always Learning: Q1 2021 Newsletter

Training and Certification Updates Our team members are continuously learning. Here are the certifications that they have recently completed along with a quick glimpse into what they learned. Alex Coker Earned certifications for AppServer 2020 AVEVA OMI 2020 CSCE 2018 R2 AVEVA UOC Data Center I learned a lot about the data center industry, its […]

Best Practices for SCADA Networking 

SCADA networking

The three most important structures you must get right when setting up SCADA networking for cybersecurity are: Network segmentation Firewalls User privilege management   While there are many other improvements that can be made as a part of an overall defense-in-depth strategy, these three structures will set the base of a strong, cyber-secure SCADA system. […]

How to Eliminate SCADA Obsolescence

Obsolete SCADA systems are a common industry problem.  Parts aren’t supported, you’ve used your last spare, and you’re left to search eBay to get your system running again.  Or, you have so many alerts that technicians have stopped paying attention to them at all.  You want to modernize your system, but your funds are tapped […]

EA bids fond farewell to our Engineering Manager Chris Schleich

Sadly, Friday August 14th will be Chris’s last day at Enterprise Automation, concluding a partnership that spanned 13 years. In reflecting on his time at EA, Chris had the following to say: “2020 marks my 13th year at Enterprise Automation, starting as employee #4 in 2007. I joined at a time I was contemplating a […]

EAU: Enterprise Automation University

At Enterprise Automation, we make new employee training a priority, devoting five weeks to the technical and cultural onboarding process. Last week, we wrapped up a successful 2020 session of Enterprise Automation University, EAU for short.  During this five-week orientation, new engineers at EA learn about the technical skills and project processes that are driven […]