Case Studies

The DataHub at work in mission-critical systems worldwide

ABB Energy Automation – Italy
Italy’s ABB Energy Automation feeds data from power plant facilities directly to corporate offices—in real time—using the Cogent DataHub.
TEVA API Pharmaceuticals – Hungary
Pharmaceuticals company TEVA combines tunnelling and aggregation to network OPC data through their firewall.
Total Exploration and Production – UK
Total Exploration and Production uses the Cogent DataHub to connect production and management facilities, bypassing firewalls.
Kimberly-Clark – Switzerland
Kimberly-Clark production facility in Niederbipp, Switzerland, uses Cogent DataHub to network video systems for quality control.
Wind Turbine Farm – USA
Major wind power company implements custom DataHub scripts to control wind turbine speeds, protecting endangered-species bats.
BP Pipelines – USA
BP Pipelines uses the Cogent DataHub to integrate legacy and new systems, connecting Sybase, Oracle, and leak detection tools.
Citect (Schneider Electric) – USA
The DataHub solved a data integration challenge comprising over 220 OPC-enabled devices across the plant to be connected to a single Citect MES system.
Siemens – Denmark
Siemens engineers in Copenhagen connect equipment and instrumentation in a high-security facility to a remote monitoring location, using Cogent DataHub.
Minera San Cristobal – Bolivia – 1
Minera San Cristobal (owned by Apex Silver and Sumitomo Corp), uses the Cogent DataHub to connect corporate and control systems.
Minera San Cristobal – Bolivia – 2
Using the DataHub at to integrate a DeltaV SCADA system with video cameras and flotation and grinding expert systems.
City of Montreal – Canada
The City of Montreal uses DataHub for data connectivity in 10 billion dollar project to upgrade the quality of drinking water production and distribution.
Coca-Cola Bottler – Ireland
State-of-the-art Coca-Cola plant uses DataHub scripts to integrate alarm data and reports.
Excavator Manufacturer – Brazil
Key decision makers at an excavator manufacturer plant in Sao Paulo gain complete overview of live production data at their central office.
Gazprom – Russia
Gazprom uses DataHub to integrate SCADA, HMI modules, RTUs, data processing and historical archiving for 23,000 kilometers of pipelines.
Metso – France
By using SkkyHub, Metso cut their project time by 50%, and exceeded customer expectations by meeting tight deadlines and providing top-level expertise.
Mukhaizna Oil Field – Oman
The Cogent DataHub was recently used to optimize OPC connections for a leading oil company in the giant Mukhaizna oil field in the Sultanate of Oman.
TESS Engineering– Japan
TESS Engineering uses Cogent DataHub to support remote monitoring of boiler systems though wireless cloud computing system.
Plastics Manufacturer – Scandinavia
A leading plastics manufacturer used the DataHub to access process data for engineering analysis and ERP, realizing substantial savings of time, materials, and production costs.
ABB – Colombia
Electrical substation upgrade: connecting ABB MicroSCADA suite to Oracle using DataHub.
PowerData Ltd. – Caribbean
Caribbean resort facilities and power stations use DataHub to monitor system output and performance, through a real-time data display in a web browser.
KuibyshevAzot Chemical Plant – Russia
Russian chemicals giant KuibyshevAzot uses the DataHub to link Yokogawa DCS to proprietary system in QNX.
Renewable Power – Turkey
A prominent electrical power production company in Istanbul used the DataHub to connect wind farms in Turkey, and WebView to monitor their aggregated data.
RWTH Aachen University – Germany
Closed-Loop Control of Weaving Machines using the Cogent DataHub.
Schneider Electric FZE – Dubai
Schneider Electric FZE integrates building security with energy management for state-of-the-art energy efficiency at significant cost savings.
Biomass Biotechnology Bio – Japan
The Biomass Biotechnology Bio company has found a good use for pesky flies—let them eat manure!
University of California, Berkeley – USA
DataHub is used to integrate data for distributed control of unmanned aerial vehicles at the Vehicle Dynamics Lab (VDL) of the University of California, Berkeley.