An Introduction to Citect SCADA 2018

Scheduled for release in the next few months, Citect SCADA 2018 builds on a proud 35+ year history continuing its evolution from ‘can do’ to ‘just does’, with a load of innovations that continue to help customers optimize their digital transformation journeys.

How can I benefit from Citect SCADA 2018?

The upcoming release delivers on three strategic pillars as below, each of which we’ll explore in further detail throughout a number of focused blog posts over the coming weeks and months:

  • Significantly increasing engineering efficiency and speed to production
  • Reducing operator distractions to deliver increased operator awareness
  • Increasing operational productivity and real-time decision making

So how does Citect SCADA 2018 achieve this?

With a focus on providing richer context in addressing Abnormal Situational Management (ASM) across a variety of industrial applications, Citect SCADA 2018 includes a number of enhancements that empower operators to optimize the engineering experience with:

  • A dedicated Situational Awareness Workspace
  • An extensive library of configurable objects, including out-of-the-box faceplates
  • A wealth of native Alarm Management capabilities
  • Plus, a load of visualization and graphics enhancements


We look forward to sharing more with you regarding the upcoming release of Citect SCADA 2018 in a series of blog posts starting in the coming weeks.

In the meantime, here’s a taste of what our Citect SCADA 2018 Beta Customers had to say:

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