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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109772697, Entry date: 11/18/2019
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Delivery Release: SIMATIC PCS myExpert - Your DCS status available, anywhere & anytime

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SIMATIC PCS myExpert helps companies with existing and planned PCS 7 installations from all industries to ensure high availability and operational excellence for their plants and fleets. It creates transparency on assets and service/support activities by providing an overview focused on issues and required measures for assets of a process automatio

Your benefits at a glance

Manage the inventory of your plant or fleet of plants efficiently and get a comprehensive overview of the condition of your DCS. Based on the current inventory, improve the availability of your SIMATIC PCS 7 plant with these services of SIMATIC PCS myExpert.

·        Monitoring and simple visualization of essential metrics from Automation and Operation stations

·        Visualisation of up-to-date information on available firmware and software updates

·        Notification about identified security risks

·        Provision of relevant obsolescence information

·        Display of important system messages



System Integration for SIMATIC PCS myExpert




Plant requirements

For the SIMATIC PCS myExpert base package you need a SIMATIC PCS 7 installation with V8.1 or later and a compatible SMMC version. Two days additional effort for import validation should be considered for SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.1.

For the additional Health module, you need a SIMATIC PCS 7 installation with V8.2 or later, a SIMATIC Maintenance Station, a CRSP or alternative internet connection, and the SIMATIC PCS myExpert Health on-premise components (data collector, elastic metrics beats and logstash) installed on your plant.


Requirements for on-site installation

For the Health module a micro box (IPC427E is recommended) or a VM with two cores, 16 GB RAM, and 50 GB HDD is required. Additionally, a Detox environment is required to run the data collector software.

Package

Base Package

Health Module

Compatibility

PCS 7 V8.1 or later

PCS 7 V8.2 or later

Dependencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

PCS 7 Version

PCS 7 Version

SMMC Version*

SMMC Version*

SMMC Export Format*

SMMC Export Format*

 

OPC UA Server

 

ELK Metric Beat

 

ELK Logstast

 

SIMATIC Maintenance Station / ImTag File

Additional Effort

2 days for import validation should be considered for V8.1

 

*There are different released SMMC versions for each of the PCS 7 Main.Minor releases (refer to Compatility Tool)

 

Product Portfolio

The use of SIMATIC PCS myExpert requires an annual subscription.

SIMATIC PCS myExpert Base S (up to 1.500 POs)

6BG0000-0AA00-1GA0

SIMATIC PCS myExpert Base M (up to 7.000 POs)

6BG0000-0AA00-1GA1

SIMATIC PCS myExpert Base L (more than 7.000 POs)

6BG0000-0AA00-1GA2

SIMATIC PCS myExpert Health S (up to 1.500 POs)

6BG0000-0AA00-1GB0

SIMATIC PCS myExpert Health M (up to 7.000 POs)

6BG0000-0AA00-1GB1

SIMATIC PCS myExpert Health L (more than 7.000 POs)

6BG0000-0AA00-1GB2

 

Further Information

A demo of the SIMATIC PCS myExpert application can be found on the app overview for process industries. (internal)



Security Information

In order to protect technical infrastructures, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art IT security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions constitute one element of such a concept. For more information about cyber security, please visit https://www.siemens.com/cybersecurity#Ouraspiration.

Security information
In order to protect technical infrastructures, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art IT security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions constitute one element of such a concept. For more information about cyber security, please visit
https://www.siemens.com/cybersecurity#Ouraspiration.