SCADA is Dead, Long Live IP

By Marcus Torchia – June 1, 2012
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There is no mistaking that SCADA is under assault. Calling its demise is an extreme statement as SCADA will continue to be used in the utility industry for a long time, especially as legacy systems used in substations provide useful communications and control power equipment. However, at the forefront of the smart grid, utilities have turned their attention to distribution automation (DA) solutions that sit outside the substation.


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Marcus Torchia

Research Manager, Intelligent Grid StrategiesIDC Energy Insights


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