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What does SCADA stand for?

SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Business, finance, etc.

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Production monitoring and control Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software typically includes data acquisition, process monitoring and alarming, regulatory or continuous control, some sort of supervisory control, an operator interface, and management reporting.
While this strengthens the cause for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems to improve grid reliability, vendors often fail to present a convincing business case and electrical utility personnel fail to demonstrate a clear justification for investment on SCADA to the approving officers despite being convinced of its need.
CygNet ETM (Enterprise Transaction Management) is the automation industry's first true supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system that offers users a cost-effective, high performance and infinitely scalable software solution for enterprise-wide management and distribution of real-time production information.