FactoryTalk® EnergyMetrix is a web-enabled management software package that gives you access to critical energy information from virtually any location. The software combines date communication, client-server applications, and Microsoft’s advanced .NET™ Web technology to provide you with a complete energy-management decision support tool.
With FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix, you can capture, analyze, store, and share energy data with key stakeholders using a standard web browser. This makes it simple to distribute the knowledge necessary to optimize energy consumption, manage power quality, correlate energy usage, determine cost to production, negotiate energy rates, and improve efficiency.
Client requirements for compatibility with FactoryTalk® EnergyMetrix:
.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is included on the installation DVD or may be downloaded at no charge from Microsoft.
Your client workstation must also be permitted intranet, internet or dial-in access to the FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix server. Contact your IT support personnel for assistance.
FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix writes 16 bytes of data to the database for each meter tag logged. Over time, the database can grow to become quite large. Some examples include the following:
Consider these guidelines when determining hard disk requirements for a server as well as database maintenance schedules.
Microsoft Windows 7
Internet Explorer 11 or 10
Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or newer.
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
We recommend, but do not require, that you install FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix software on a dedicated server with a local installation of Microsoft SQL Server. Your browser should be set to check for newer versions of stored pages automatically, not every visit to the page.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, installed with the Application Server role.
These are the hardware requirements that you need to use FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix software.
Definitions: The following rules of thumb are offered as a starting point for determining server sizing for FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix. Other factors will affect the required size of a server. A higher number of tags being logged, a faster log rate, a larger number of users and a larger number of reports being run will require a more powerful server than the guidelines specify.
|9307-FTEMMENE||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Manager with standard reports and charting capability. Includes 10 meters that can be used in any combination of A-B meters and OPC. No SQL license.|
|9307-FTEMOPC||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix OPC license. Allows for use of OPC with manager above 10 meters. OPC meters are unlimited with this license but require purchase of additional meter bundles.|
|9307-FTEMRT||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Real Time|
|9307-FTEMCHT||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Charts Plus|
|9307-FTEMRPT||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Reports Plus|
|9307-FTEM10||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Bundle of 10 meters, requires Manager|
|9307-FTEM50||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Bundle of 50 meters, requires Manager|
|9307-FTEM100||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Bundle of 100 meters, requires Manager|
|9307-FTEM500||FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix Bundle of 500 meters, requires Manager|
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