Industrial Automation as a Service (IAAS)

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Avanceon’s new Industrial Automation as a Service offering (IAAS) provides the consistent level of engineering services necessary to innovate new or improved solutions, maintain and upgrade technology, and continuously build process efficiency and reliability.
 

 

Business Overview

The Avanceon IAAS offers single-cost, value-added services for upgrading, maintaining, and improving customer systems and training customers to operate them. It’s designed to help our clients maximize value from their automation assets while controlling their support and development costs. The IAAS model provides:
 

A reliable Center of Competence

Unique technology tools
Additional expert personnel when and where necessary
Solutions, factory automation, and process optimization expertise with no capital investment
Scalable services for planning, implementing, and/or expanding changes with minimal increases in monthly spend
Guaranteed improvement of targeted customer KPIs through optimization and value-added solutions

 

 

The Avanceon IAAS Service Promise

Through an SLA contract, Avanceon will provide its clients with automation upgrades, obsolescence remediation, maintenance delivery, and breakdown repairs. Through this SLA, Avanceon ensures:
 

Complete solution lifecycle responsibility, including addition, replacement, or improvement of existing automation assets. We provide complete upgrade, train-to-operate, maintenance, and improvement services
Services with no additional maintenance costs throughout the life-cycle of the automation asset(s) serviced under the contract
No cost surprises from spare parts, planning, or obsolescence upgrades, manufacturing discontinuation, and/or external service contracts 
Guaranteed performance against agreed KPIs for uptime and production improvement
 
 

Who Will Benefit from IAAS?

Customers who would benefit from IAAS include those who:
 

Have an overburdened in-house engineering team spread thin on multiple capital projects
Intend to focus on important automation asset life cycle upgrades, improvements, and maintenance, but lack the bandwidth
Have lost resource capacity or are dissatisfied with the cost and progress of improving production improvement
Have not incorporated the latest technology to their production advantage
 

Costs

The commercial model for the IAAS service is based upon a traditional SLA model.
 

Avanceon bills IAAS on a fixed monthly or quarterly fee with contracts ranging from one to five years
All automation equipment assets under the responsibility of the IAAS model will be handled in an operational lease manner