AUTOMATING THE CONFIGURATION OF IT ASSET MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SYSTEMS

Thomas E. Koch, Esther Gelle, Patrick Sager

Abstract

The installation and administration of large heterogeneous IT infrastructures, for enterprises as well industrial automation systems, are becoming more and more complex and time consuming. Industrial automation systems present an additional challenge, in that these control and supervise mission critical production sites. Nevertheless, it is common practice to manually install and maintain industrial networks and the process control software running on them, which can be both expensive and error prone. In order to address these challenges, we believe that in the long term such systems must behave autonomously. As preliminary steps to the realization of this vision, automated IT asset management tools and practices will be highlighted in this contribution. We will point out the advantages of combining process control and network management in the domain of industrial automation technology. Furthermore we will give an outlook towards a new component model for Autonomic or Organic Computing for network management and will apply this to industrial automation systems.

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E. Koch T., Gelle E. and Sager P. (2005). AUTOMATING THE CONFIGURATION OF IT ASSET MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 306-311. DOI: 10.5220/0002544003060311


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@conference{iceis05,
author={Thomas E. Koch and Esther Gelle and Patrick Sager},
title={AUTOMATING THE CONFIGURATION OF IT ASSET MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={306-311},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002544003060311},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - AUTOMATING THE CONFIGURATION OF IT ASSET MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SYSTEMS
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - E. Koch T.
AU - Gelle E.
AU - Sager P.
PY - 2005
SP - 306
EP - 311
DO - 10.5220/0002544003060311