1 Customer FIRST Program Guide Best-in-Class Software Maintenance, Support and Services Getting Maximum Value from Your Wonderware Software
2 1 About Schneider Electric and Wonderware Schneider Electric is a leading global technology company with over 50,000 software customers. Our software runs in more than 200,000 industrial and manufacturing facilities worldwide. Your investment in Wonderware is the first step in driving world class processes and enterprise-wide business results. However, the right technology is just one factor of your overall success. Customer FIRST for Wonderware The Customer FIRST for Wonderware program demonstrates our commitment to your success. It offers a rich portfolio of essential software maintenance, award-winning technical support and services to help you protect and extend the value of your investment and keep your operations running smoothly. The Customer FIRST for Wonderware program ensures that you get: Continuous software maintenance and innovation through software version upgrades to evolve your Wonderware solution to best address changing business needs Access to technical support experts that are adept at resolving issues quickly, capitalizing on years of experience Optional services and system management applications to help you manage, optimize and extract the most value your software solution
3 2 Why Customer FIRST? Customer FIRST is the foundation of your service and support relationship with Schneider Electric and your local Wonderware distributor. It provides continuous software maintenance and convenient access to highly skilled resources to remedy any technical issue that you experience as you install, fi ne-tune, and upgrade your Wonderware software. Additionally, a Customer FIRST agreement provides an assortment of service entitlements designed to maintain and optimize the performance of your Wonderware software through its entire lifecycle. Customer FIRST offers exceptional customer-focused software maintenance, services and support and is specifi cally designed to help you: Improve Operational Performance Helps accelerate project development and maximize return on investment while minimizing implementation risk Protect Critical Investments Provides access to product enhancements and the newest technologies to keep your software and applications current and state-of-the-art Maximize Asset Performance Maximizes performance levels of your system and plant assets with optimized Wonderware software Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Reduce TCO by minimizing downtime and process interruption and improving operator productivity 3
4 3 Customer FIRST for Wonderware Lets You Choose What You Need With an array of service levels and options, you choose the program level that best suits your specifi c needs. Whether you are planning a new installation, optimizing and fi ne-tuning a mature system, or evolving your system with the latest software upgrades to take advantage of rich new capabilities, one of our service levels will ensure you have what you need. Included Services Primary Standard Premium Elite Technical Support And Services Business Hours Technical Support (normal Access to expert technical assistance local business hours) Global Customer Support Website Access Search for answers for your questions and log and track cases directly Customer FIRST Benefi ts App A mobile app designed to help utilize and realize value from your support and services agreement Online Training Webinars Access to our rich library of elearning webinars En route response commitment for Billable Onsite Corrective Assistance Discount on Technical Support Consulting Services Level 2 Direct/Advanced Technical Support Emergency 24 Hour Technical Support (24/7/365) NBD NBD 24hrs 4hrs 10% 10% 20% Technical support and subject matter expert at your doorstop on demand, dispatched within hours Leverage Wonderware expertise even more for less Direct access to Wonderware Global Customer Support resources to resolve complex issues Support available around the clock for emergencies! Support Usage and Summary Reports Automatically receive a monthly summary of all your support activity Contract Management/Performance reviews per year Software Maintenance And Utilities Software maintenance releases, service packs, patches, updates and hotfi xes Software Version Upgrades and Revisions Discount on Test and Offl ine Development System Licenses Software Asset Manager 1 2 A focused meeting with your sales or support partner to review utilization and value derived from your support agreement Stay current with the latest updates and fi xes Run the latest versions of your Wonderware software for optimal capabilities Save on additional licenses for testing your applications Systematically track and manage your Wonderware software and licenses, and streamlined software update services Software License Replacement Physical replacement of a damaged or lost license(s) at no additional charge Additional Benefits: Minimum Contract Spend Required Included Wonderware Training (Classroom, Recorded or Virtual Instructor-led) Block of Technical Support Consulting Services included Complimentary Invitations to Schneider Electric Customer Events Dedicated Customer Portal Technical Account Management Team Annual Lifecycle Assessment and Upgrade Planning Roadmap Planning and Technical Advisement Cyber Security Readiness Workshop 1 Seat* 16hrs* 2 Seats* 24hrs* 2* 5* Take advantage of our expert training to quickly gain advanced knowledge Expert guidance on best practices during initial rollout and on-going phases of your application Enjoy attendance at our annual User Group and Wonderware Premium Support Symposium Access all your plant s support activity, license and purchase history, private content library, and dedicated forum online! A designated, senior level support team ensures that your issues are receiving top priority and get your operations back on track! Understand the current state of your software and plan for the future Counsel and strategic direction for software lifecycle management and multi-site software rollouts Cyber experts review your security technology and procedures to identify potential security gaps and provide remediation plan NBD = Next Business Day *This is the base quantity provided to customers meeting the minimum spend. Depending on your spend, you may qualify for additional quantities.
5 4 Optional Services Primary Standard Premium Elite Flexible Funding for Services Upgrade and Migration Planning Customer FIRST for Solutions Software Asset Manager Incl. Incl. Customer FIRST Cyber Security Maintenance Program Customer FIRST Cyber Security Assessment Technical Account Management Team Resident Engineer Implementation Consultant Proactive System Monitoring Services Application Clone (remote, hosted) 3rd-Party Software Support Embed funds into your Customer FIRST Agreement for optimization and consulting services to use at your convenience during your agreement term Detailed material and execution plan upgrade your Wonderware application to current Wonderware technology Application support and lifecycle maintenance for Advanced Solutions engineered / implemented by Schneider Electric Systematically track and manage your Wonderware software and licenses, and streamlined software update services Receive expert technical support based on situational urgency and complexity; also includes quarterly and annual site visits for covered products and applications Benefi t from a comprehensive technical site review of your control network infrastructure to enable informed budgetary and technology decisions A designated, senior level support team ensures that your issues are receiving top priority and get your operations back on track! Augment your technical staff with a skilled Schneider Electric engineer resident at your plant year-round to help you achieve your operational goals Ensure the successful deployment of your software project with a dedicated technical expert to oversee your implementation Advanced technology and messaging services to monitor your Wonderware software components, application(s), and overall system health A virtualized replica of your Wonderware application hosted at Schneider Electric for testing, issue replication and advanced troubleshooting Wonderware acts as a single point of contact for specifi ed non-wonderware software For Your Consideration When Selecting Service and Support Resources With the Customer FIRST for Wonderware program, you choose a program level that best meets your business needs: Elite, Premium, Standard or Primary. You select the level based on your resources, their knowledge levels, and the complexity and criticality of your system. The Customer FIRST for Wonderware program offers you the fl exibility to tailor your support and services to the specifi c needs of your business by layering optional services on top of your core program level. Listed below are some questions to help you determine which level of Customer FIRST for Wonderware best fi ts your needs: How quickly can you identify a system (or software) issue if an unexpected malfunction occurs? Do you have in-house experts around the clock to quickly troubleshoot and resolve issues? Can you benefi t from a single Schneider Electric point of contact for technology-related questions? Do you need better coordination for your support-related issues and problem resolution? Are maintenance costs diffi cult to budget? Is your team trained for maximum utilization of your Wonderware system? How quickly do you require corrective assistance? How secure is your system against cyber security threats? Do you need a Schneider Electric System Expert to augment your engineering staff?
6 A Customer FIRST Agreement for Your Wonderware Software Makes Good Business Sense Your industrial software expenditure may be substantial, but it is typically only a fraction of your overall investment when you consider everything else that is involved in your project (requirements specifi cation, design and engineering, integration, hardware, training, etc.). A Customer FIRST agreement protects your entire investment by delivering in the following critical areas: Keep your software applications current and state-of-the-art with software maintenance through the Customer FIRST for Wonderware program. Embrace new standards and innovation technology to enhance your applications and deliver more value to your business. Software Upgrades Wonderware software is generally upgraded twice a year to further improve performance and security, embrace new technology, and provide new functionality to meet evolving market demands. Software upgrades give you the power to improve the reliability and capability of your software application and extend new functionality to others in your company. Schneider Electric has an unparalleled history of investing in software development clients using our software can maintain their engineering investment and seamlessly upgrade from one version to the next. We are very proud of this deliberate R&D practice, as it allows our clients to keep their software current without signifi cant capital and engineering costs. Access to Exceptional Global Technical Support Schneider Electric clients have specifi c business objectives and responsibilities that rarely include troubleshooting industrial software technical issues. The Customer FIRST for Wonderware program provides you with streamlined access to support experts who have years of experience supporting diverse Wonderware installations around the world. They are adept at understanding potential software implementation issues, replicating problems and resolving them quickly. You also get access to extensive online self- help, online product training, dedicated and collaborative web portals, and a vast knowledgebase of technical tips, tools and best practices. With the Customer FIRST program, you can leverage vast Schneider Electric experience and expertise, saving you time and money. Software Utilities Schneider Electric is also building Wonderware system utilities and new services to help clients achieve even greater productivity, including: Wonderware Software Asset Manager (SAM) This utility, available free-of-charge to Elite and Premium members and for a fee to Standard members, enables license inventory management and patch management services. It conveniently discovers and reports on installed Wonderware licenses and streamlines the process of patching and upgrading your Wonderware software. Global Customer Support (GCS) Website The GCS Website is a collaborative information repository supporting Wonderware software applications. From the latest news, patches and updates, to compatibility information, demo applications, best practices, blogs and forums, and access to experts, the GCS Website is invaluable.
7 6 Proactive System Monitoring Utility and Services Using state-of-the-art system monitoring technology and standards, Schneider Electric has developed a solution that works in conjunction with Microsoft System Operations Center (SCOM) to monitor your Wonderware systems (software, applications, related hardware and communications performance). The Wonderware Proactive System Monitoring solution immediately identifi es system errors or unfavorable conditions (based on predetermined thresholds) and sends alerts to Wonderware, your central engineering group, or your systems integrator, initiating efforts to correct the issue and keep your Wonderware application running smoothly. Maximize Your Investment and Simplify Your Business Complexities Your business has enough challenges already, with constantly changing needs, market and competitive conditions, operational situations, rapidly changing technologies and myriad other concerns. The Customer FIRST program is a cost-effective approach to help you manage and mitigate some of these business complexities. When you leverage its many valuable aspects software upgrades, technical support, and software utilities your membership will provide a signifi cant return. The program is specifi cally designed to help clients improve operational performance, protect critical investments, maximize asset performance and reduce total cost of ownership to get maximum value from an investment in Wonderware software.
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