WinCC migration and virtualization

Oiltanking Ghent asked Actemium to upgrade the WinCC SCADA system. In addition, the physical machines were virtualized to improve system reliability.

Our activities:

  • Migration and commissioning of the Siemens WinCC system
  • Create redundant servers
  • Virtualization of WinCC servers and clients

Technologies used:

  • Vmware VSphere
  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • 10 virtual machines:
    • 2 WinCC servers, 6 clients
    • Process Historian
    • IT application & database server

Customer benefits:

  • Decreased risk of outage
  • Increased reliability
  • Lower maintenance cost
  • Improved operating
  • Automatic reports
  • Web Navigator enables monitoring in the field