X-Change 2018: Software Conference

April 15 – 18 | Champagne Sports Resort, KZN

Wonderware Southern Africa
Schneider Electric Software
SA Instrumentation and Control


A warm welcome to our exhibitors for X‑Change 2018!

Who is Exhibiting at X-Change?

Our list is still expanding, with even more new exhibitors coming on board, who will be on hand to meet you at the X-Change Conference to get all your questions answered.


WIN-911 provides real-time alarm notification software that works with your existing SCADA, HMI or DCS system to monitor operations and notify personnel of problem conditions. With WIN-911, your operators can concentrate on other tasks while your computer system does the monitoring.  As the leading alarm notification platform in industry and IIoT, WIN-911 is used by hundreds of the Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies to help drive operational efficiency and safety.

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WIN-911 is a Wonderware Certified Product Partner providing seamless connectivity to InTouch, System Platform and InTouch ME.

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Control Systems Integration (CSI)

CSI was established in 2005 in response to the industry demand for access to a small group of individuals who shared a common vision and strategy, and who had the same levels of integrity and values.  High business ethics, quality of workmanship, high levels of skill, excellent experience of staff members, together with its dedicated focus to only deliver value-adding industrial solutions, has to date earned CSI an impeccable market respect with customers, suppliers and competitors alike.  The company has therefore experienced steady, but rapid growth, and is ranked amongst the top system integrators and solution providers throughout Southern Africa and abroad.

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CSI has the vision to remain client-centric in order to deliver best-of-breed or best-of-suite value-adding technology solutions that best empower customers with optimal automation and information management solutions.  This is achieved through joint professional partnering and the utilisation of its engineering team that has more than 500 man-years combined knowledge and experience in engineering consulting, engineering design, project delivery, and customer support.

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Control Software Solutions

Customer-centricity has allowed (CSS) to attain a high percentage of repeat business from its growing customer base. As Level 2 BBBEE contributor’s CSS’s has a solid 15 years’ experience in designing customised solutions for a number of industries. By partnering with our customers in relationships that thrive on information sharing and open communication, we are able to enhance customer operations for maximised productivity and uptime.

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Supplier Certification provides our customers with the assurance that the CSS team is completely up to date on current trends and technology. This is indicated by the a number of prestigious awards from suppliers Wonderware, in 2006, 2007 and 2015; SABMiller supplier of the Year Award for 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2014; Schneider Electric SA Plantruxure Partner of the Year and an International Technical Expertise & Excellence Application Award in 2016.

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After many years of intensive cooperation with our customers we have established ourselves in the market as service-oriented sensor specialists and today we are represented by more than 6,700 employees in over 70 countries worldwide. Even though we have grown into a big company we have still maintained the virtues of the founding years: The exibility and individuality of a small enterprise and the quality and professionalism of a group.

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ifm’s large product portfolio does not only cover all relevant standard solutions but also the special requirements of individual industries. ifm’s product portfolio includes position and process sensors, sensors for motion control and safety technology. Furthermore ifm offers products for industrial imaging and communication, identication systems and systems for mobile machines.

ifm is always in motion. Constantly, innovations are developed, products optimised and system solutions adapted. Professional perspectives and career opportunities are to set standards and ensure a safe future. So much so that ifm achieves awards for its performance on a regular basis.

Visit our stand to familiarize yourself with our product portfolio.

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RJ Connect

Established in 1997, RJ Connect was formed to act as a one-stop automation house, specialising in total plant automation engineering solutions from plant floor to database applications utilising PLC’s, SCADA and HMI. Over the lifetime of the Company, RJ Connect has implemented various automation platforms and has gained extreme knowledge in many different disciplines.

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Their experiences include Mitsubishi, Rockwell, Omron, Siemens and Toshiba PLC’s, to name a few. They have also done some extensive development on Adroit, Wonderware and Factorylink SCADA. They have worked extensively in various vertical markets namely; water and waste water, transportation, mining industries and power utilities.

Through their partnership with and distribution of Moxa industrial communication products, RJ Connect evolved to become a leader in the supply and support of industrial communication equipment, industrial redundant Ethernet, fibre-optic converters, data networking products, serial to Ethernet device servers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

In addition to the Moxa distributorship, RJ Connect also represents EKS (fibre optic systems), IBH Softec (PLC software and gateway technology), CTC Union (data communications, networking and IP surveillance), Ultra Electronics (industrial grade fibre optic modems and Ethernet switches), M2I (HMI systems), Durabook (rugged notebooks), Innodisk (industrial solid state storage) and Aquas (smart water solutions).

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Software Toolbox

Software Toolbox’s is back for our 15th X-Change to share exciting new capabilities in our industrial software:  TOP Server enhancements to flexibility, scalability, and efficiency and powerful utilities, Omniserver 3 with improved user protocol design experience and flexibility, all including compatibility with exciting new Wonderware offerings.

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Learn about our powerful telemetry and driver specialties for Water/Wastewater and Oil & Gas.  See the power of LGH File Inspector, Galaxy Toolbox, and more.  Meet, chat and have a dose of fun with our experts:  Kevin O’Connor, & John Weber, back again!

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ThinManager extends its lead as the unique thin client and mobility management solution designed for industrial automation. The latest release of ThinManager, 10.0, includes significant enhancements in security, display flexibility and mobile management, while maintaining the backwards compatibility with previous versions.

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Over the last year, as well as general performance improvements, ThinManager has been enhanced to deliver better Active Directory management, including multiple domain support, enable PIN codes and password caching to be configured, more VNC capabilities and enhancements to WinTMC.

With ThinManager, our unique technology allows centralized configuration and delivery of applications to thin client and mobile devices wherever they are located. Cost benefits from reduced operational management and downtime costs are realized by every ThinManager user. At X-Change you will see:

  • Centralized Management and configuration of servers and clients
  • Totally vendor agnostic handling of automation applications and documents
  • High Availability and Failover
  • Unparalleled Display Flexibility
  • Terminal to Terminal Shadowing for duplicating screens anywhere in your plant
  • Flexible content delivery based on users, devices and locations
  • Mobile device content and location management
  • And More!

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Stratus Technology

Stratus takes the complexity out of keeping business critical applications running 24/7. Our technologies proactively prevent instances of unplanned downtime both in the data center and at the edge, and our services ensure any issues are addressed before customers need to.

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Global Fortune 500 companies and small medium sized businesses in a wide range of industries across the globe have been relying on Stratus for operationally simple, continuous availability for more than 35 years.

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Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

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In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.


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Saryx Engineering Group is a multifaceted organisation specialising in: Control and Automation, ICT, Rail Solutions, HSEC Online (Online Document Solution), Training (SETA Accredited), BBBEE Consulting Services, Consulting Engineers and Project Managers (PrEng, PrPM).

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Agility and Diversity enable us to be problem solvers, this, together with our passion for collaboration, innovation and evolution enable us to Design, Engineer and Implement smart solutions for all challenges. Our solutions are delivered at a value that makes sense to the client, by bringing forth industry standard best practices, intellectual capability, knowledge and infrastructure.

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Advansys (Pty) Ltd is a Wonderware Endorsed System Integrator providing specialised Industrial Automation and Information Systems consulting and project implementation services throughout Southern Africa. Advansys places emphasis on innovation, quality and the generation of customer value.

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Our offering includes: Control system design, specification and project management; Instrumentation specification and installation; PLC and SCADA automation solutions; MES and MIS solutions.


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Flow Software

Collect. Calculate. Visualize

Flow Software’s decision support software, the Flow Information Platform, helps people see and understand their industrial data. Flow is a robust data collection and calculation engine that collates information in real-time from multiple disparate data sources (e.g. SQL databases, Historians, Webservices, etc.).

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Flow is a reporting and dashboarding platform that prepares and presents contextualized KPI information for operational and strategic decision support.  Flow is an automated notification service that sends critical information via email or mobile app.  Use Flow to manage and improve your water and energy consumption, your production outputs and efficiencies, as well as reduce downtime and wastage.  Make better quality decisions, more frequently, with the Flow Information Platform.

Attend our Flow Information Platform presentation on Tuesday 17th and stand a chance to win an X-Change 50% discount coupon for any new Flow license!


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Beckhoff implements open automation systems based on PC Control technology. The product range covers IPCs, I/O and Fieldbus Components, Drive Technology and automation software. Products that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and seamless control system are available for all industries.

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The Beckhoff “New Automation Technology” philosophy represents universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machines to intelligent building automation.

The South African subsidiary, Beckhoff Automation, is located in Johannesburg (est. 2006). Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth branches cover their respective regions. Beckhoff South Africa has highly-competent sales and technical teams, fully-equipped Training Centres and a Level-1 Service Centre. Beckhoff supports their customers and partners directly through experienced staff, as well as through a network of Certified Solution Providers (SIs). Beckhoff South Africa therefore guarantees proficient customer service and advice, with Sub-Saharan Africa serviced by the Johannesburg head-office.

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MDT Software

For 30 years MDT Software has provided global industry leaders with advanced change management and version control solutions for automated manufacturing assets. MDT’s AutoSave for System Platform product (A4SP) fully integrates with Wonderware System Platform to provide change management for Galaxy objects, including graphics, templates and instances.

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A4SP is built upon MDT’s flagship product, AutoSave. AutoSave empowers users to protect, save, restore, discover, and track changes in industrial programmable devices and plant-floor documents.  AutoSave supports the most comprehensive range of devices and editors in the industry from Schneider Electric, Siemens, Mitsubishi, GE, Rockwell Automation and many others. Experience the features and benefits AutoSave for System Platform at https://autosave4systemplatform.com/

Learn more about MDT AutoSave at www.MDT-Software.com

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At Code192, we develop industrial software for Aveva Industrial Software users in order to provide them optimal solutions to their needs. We deliver high performance, quality products. Our flagship ALPANA Dashboard Platform is an end-to-end solution for creating, managing, and sharing interactive industrial dashboards. 

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It includes a powerful dashboard designer application for easily composing dashboards as well as a web portal for managing and sharing dashboards. It is meant for Aveva Industrial Software with native connectors to their complete portfolio.

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Want to Exhibit?

For more information in becoming an EXPO exhibitor, contact Megan Nitsche
X-Change@thundermark.co.za or +27 83 287 5420

Come with questions, meet our experts, leave with a plan

Champagne Sports Resort, KZN | 15-18 April 2018

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