HOUSTON, TX – PAS Global, LLC, the leading solution provider of ICS cybersecurity, process safety, and asset reliability in the energy, power, and process industries, was named the #1 platform-independent alarm management software and services provider in ARC’s Alarm Management Market Analysis Report BY 2016. This report is a comprehensive global market study of alarm management suppliers for industrial process industries.
“PAS is a leading alarm management solution supplier offering software and services that mitigate operational risk through improved operator situational awareness, decision support, and operator effectiveness,” says Larry O’Brien, vice president of research at ARC Advisory Group. “PAS is the largest independent alarm management software and services supplier. The company’s flagship Alarm Management offering – built on its PlantState Suite platform – is one of the more comprehensive alarm management solution offerings in the marketplace, and can enable end users to achieve compliance with the ISA 18.2 and IEC 62682 standards.”
PlantState Suite™ (PSS) makes power and process plant operators more effective at identifying, evaluating, and managing alarms. PSS comprises multiple software products that optimize alarm management systems within the context of a plant’s state, processes, and operational boundaries. With PSS, companies gain:
Improved situation awareness and operator effectiveness
Greater speed and accuracy in detection and response to abnormal situations
Reduced severity of process upsets, and
Safer, more profitable plant operations
PAS is committed to innovating and supporting PSS with capabilities that help customers achieve their alarm management optimization goals. In July, PAS will release PSS 8.3, which will include Alarm Mechanic, a database-driven recommendation engine that makes solving nuisance alarm problems easier. PSS 8.3 will also improve alarm reports and dashboards focused on reducing operational risk. Additional advances are slated for other PAS operations management products including Control Loop Performance, Boundary Management, and Independent Protection Layer Assurance.
PAS technology is used by 13 of the top 15 chemical companies, 10 of the top 15 refining companies, and five of the top 15 power companies in the world. PAS is the recognized industry leader in improving operator effectiveness and has authored the definitive book on alarm management best practices, The Alarm Management Handbook.
“We are proud that ARC has validated our leadership position in a market that we started over twenty years ago,” says Eddie Habibi, founder and CEO of PAS Global, LLC. “Although alarm management best practices are well established today, industrial process companies have farther to go before they realize all of the available gains. We look forward to continuing innovation in this space and working with companies to improve operator and process performance.”
If interested in ARC’s Alarm Management Market Analysis Report BY 2016, please visit the ARC Advisory Group website for report details and purchase options.
PAS is a leading provider of software solutions for ICS cybersecurity, process safety, and asset reliability to the energy, process, and power industries worldwide. PAS solutions include industrial control system cybersecurity, automation asset management, IPL assurance, alarm management, high performance HMI™, boundary management, and control loop performance optimization. PAS solutions are installed in over 1,100 facilities worldwide in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.pas.com. Connect with PAS on Twitter @PASGlobal or LinkedIn.