PCS-Protect Features

PCS-Protect ™ for BRAUMAT ™ is a solution specifically designed for the requirements of the Brewing Industry:  going way beyond a simple backup system, we combine standard state-of-the-art tools and services designed to provide continuous protection and granular visibility on software changes for an effective maintenance of your BRAUMAT Process Control System (PCS).

Make PCS-Protect part of your Disaster Recovery Plan.

Streamline emergency recovery and minimize lost production times with state-of-the-art recovery procedures and tools.

Always know WHO changed WHAT and WHEN.

Gain in-depth visibility and keep a detailed audit track of all software changes made to Servers and PLCs in all the production areas, not only for BRAUMAT, but also for other systems such as in the filling, packaging and utility areas.

With PCS-Protect you will always:

  • Keep all your software assets organized and stored in a central location.
  • Know the location of the most current PLC/HMI program or document version.
  • Effortlessly compare differences between different versions and/or backups.
  • Avoid program overwrites when working in teams.
  • Avoid misunderstandings between Customers and Contractors, as well as between maintenance shifts.

PCS-Protect features version control for the following devices:

  • SIMATIC S5, S7, PCS 7
  • WinCC and WinCC flexible
  • InTouch
  • CoDeSys
  • TwinCAT
  • Phoenix PC WORX
  • RSLogix
  • Schneider Modsoft, Concept, Unity
  • SINUMERIK 840D
  • Bosch IndraWorks
  • Robot programs from ABB and Kuka
  • Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Adobe PDF
  • etc.

Make sure you are not missing any important files you will need when disaster strikes, including latest PLC and Server backups.

Automated backups of PLC software can be automated on a timely basis. Each online backup is compared against its current offline version, and a detailed change report is issued to the selected users.

This allows the early identification of discrepancies between offline and online versions of the software, avoiding costly mistakes.

We complement our continuous protection tools with our PCS-Support On-Demand Remote Technical Support Services, to leverage your maintenance personnel’s expertise when help is needed the most.  Read more…
Optional monthly reports outlining any applicable Preventive Maintenance actions that need to be taken to fix software problems before they manifest themselves.