Citect’s SCADA software to bundle with Xycom’s PCs

By Control Engineering Staff June 25, 2002

Charlotte, N.C. — Citect Inc. announced June 20 that it has agreed with Xycom Automation (Saline, Mich.), a subsidiary of Pro-face America Inc., to bundle its CitectSCADA software with Xycom’s industrial PCs. The agreement allows both Xycom’s and Citect’s distribution channels to access these bundled solutions.

“As part of our growth by design strategy, we’re very pleased to partner with Xycom to offer customers the best of both HMI/SCADA and industrial PCs in a bundled solution,” says Gary Hopkins, president of Citect Inc.-Americas. “Our bundled hardware/software solutions allow customers to combine the robust capabilities of CitectSCADA and its built-in redundancy and feature-rich capabilities with Xycom’s line of high-performance industrial computers at a very competitive price for a single-vendor solution.”

Bruce Buscher, Xycom’s vp, adds that, “Partnering with Citect allows us to offer one bundled HMI/SCADA solution that combines exceptional performance and reliability with value. We believe this alliance will open up new and exciting market opportunities for both our companies.”

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Jim Montague, news editor