Invensys Expands SaaS Offerings With SmartGlance Software Purchase

By Chemical Processing staff

Jun 18, 2013

Invensys has acquired the SmartGlance mobile reporting product of Sarla Analytics, a privately held company based in Barrington, R.I.
Founded in 2010, Sarla Analytics is part of The Sarla Group of software companies. SmartGlance, the industrial mobile reporting business app, delivers on-demand access to rich, graphical reports from any operations data source via mobile devices.

invensys0618The acquisition strengthens Invensys’ position in mobile industrial data reporting, said Rob McGreevy, vice president of platform and applications software Solutions at Invensys. SmartGlance provides connectors for accessing data from different manufacturing sources, including both Invensys and non-Invensys systems.

This offers Invensys customers real-time access to business data alerts and notifications. It also allows them to view that information in a native mobile application optimized for any mobile device, such as smart phones and tablets. SmartGlance allows users to push data from nearly any data source, including popular process historians and any SQL database.

As part of the acquisition, the SmartGlance product will be part of the Invensys Wonderware portfolio of software product offerings.

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