An open/integrated system utilizing components with short lifecycles requires reliable security measures and obsolescence management. In order to maintain stable and continuous operation, implementing upgrades based on the latest technology is consistently required for maintaining optimum system performance.
Challenges for Customers
How can we cope with environmental changes that would adversely affect a system?
While there are risks involved in making changes to a system, continuing to run an old system may give rise to various vulnerabilities and problems due to aging.
How can we continue to make the necessary upgrades at reasonable cost but without the risk?
Yokogawa provides a high-quality, seamless upgrading service.
Yokogawa provides a comprehensive service for upgrading both hardware and software assets. This is carried out at the best time according to our lifecycle plan, by our experienced and highly skilled engineering team based on extensive know-how and procedures. The service can also be provided utilizing the most-suitable procedures on a step-by-step basis, minimizing risks to the operational schedule and cost of the customer's plant.
Risk mitigation and maintaining cost levels
By periodically performing Technology Refresh, critical troubles such as plant breakdowns can be prevented, thus avoiding hardware obsolescence and software security risks due to the end of support. Also, by combining this service with the Lifecycle Planning Service, cost levels can be maintained and plans can be determined for the most optimal time for necessary upgrades.
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