Aug. 29, 2014 – GE Intelligent Platforms has announced upgrades to one of its core automation software products — Proficy HMI/SCADA – CIMPLICITY, a product that monitors and controls every aspect of a company’s SCADA environment, equipment and resources. Version 9.0 brings a set of new capabilities that enable companies to develop better applications, improve operator experience, extend the reach of existing systems, and take advantage of the latest OS and interoperability technologies. New features include improved configuration capabilities, better interaction with new, richer protocols, and an improved operator experience with reduced alarm noise. There is also a new object library, and long point names allow 256 characters for building a structured database quickly. GE Intelligent Platforms is also including Proficy Historian for SCADA in the new release.