Wonderware (www.wonderware.com), a provider of technology for industrial plant automation, received Frost & Sullivan”s North American Company of the Year Award for Innovative Software Solutions for the fourth consecutive year. This year”s award was for the Adaptive Manufacturing and Supervisory Controls category, addressing the unique requirements of customers implementing human-machine interface (HMI) and manufacturing technology. The Wonderware System Platform offers a common set of application services designed to provide customers with unique flexibility for future growth and application uses.

In issuing the award, Frost & Sullivan (www.frost.com) noted that Wonderware”s new plug-in application modules, including Equipment Operations Module, Equipment Performance Module, and Manufacturing Execution Module feature powerful communication and execution capabilities that address the production and performance management needs of industrial automation and information personnel. Providing a common industrial application services platform on top of virtually any existing system, Wonderware System Platform is built upon the industry standards-based ArchestrA real-time, service-oriented architecture technology.

The ArchestrA architecture and related Wonderware products built on this technology are designed to enable customers to easily adopt new software solutions without abandoning prior investments in automation, production, and IT systems.