5 ways VINCI Energies is upgrading your world
Whatever their specialism: industrial; energy infrastructure; or ICT, the expert engineers at VINCI Energies UK & RoI are working towards the same goal: to connect us all for a better future.
But what does that mean in practice? Here are five specific ways Vinci Energies are delivering the promises of the digital and energy revolutions.
1. Ensuring faster and more reliable connectivity
The cloud has become an essential part of modern working life. It refers to software and services, such as Google Docs, that run on the Internet instead of locally on your computer.
Traditional wide-area networks are not fast or agile enough to properly support cloud applications, so software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WAN) have become essential in our cloud-centric world.
Vinci’s Axian SD-WAN solution applies a formulated network model that helps businesses along their digital transformation to keep up with market demands, delivering optimal cloud applications that not only improves the user experience, but champions threat prevention and simplifies IT management.
2. Protecting infrastructure from cybersecurity breaches
Cybersecurity breaches can come in various forms, from targeted cyber-attacks or malicious insiders, to something as simple as human error or weak passwords. The results can include loss of assets and revenue, loss of production, reputational damage and breach of data.
Vinci’s Cougar Automation business unit provides a survey of industrial control systems and a security-risk assessment that can then be used to prioritise technical defences and policy development, with expert knowledge of control systems and cybersecurity so that Vinci can work with manufacturing clients to implement robust security measures appropriate for their production environments.
3. Optimising industrial processes
Automation is now revolutionising industry. Not only does this eliminate human error and improve safety, but it generates consistent results and improves metrics, ultimately cutting business costs.
With combined expertise from Vinci’s Actemium Automation, QSI Group and Cougar Automation business units, they are one of the largest automation providers in the UK, offering advanced and reliable automation solutions and integrated system services.
4. Improving energy efficiency
Energy prices are one of the costliest operational expenditures for industrial companies today and with energy legislation changing this is becoming more restrictive.
This is leading more and more manufacturers to install energy management systems.
Vinci’s Actemium business units have the expertise to deliver a complete energy efficiency offering, and as a result Vinci’s manufacturing customers can measure the energy consumption of their production processes, enabling them to document, manage and optimise their energy performance.
5. Facilitating the provision of greener energy
Concerns over climate change and resource depletion are driving large-scale changes in the way our energy is produced. Last year renewable energy generation capacity surpassed fossil fuels for the first time in the UK.
Vinci’s Omexom business units are easing the transition to cleaner, greener energy by working with national and local energy providers to upgrade the national electric grid, enabling it to incorporate new sources of energy, such as wind and solar farms.