Yes, we are working hard to “Tame Your Ocean of Data,” here at Ocean Data Systems.  Too hard in fact and our newsletter has fallen behind.  So much to tell since the last!  There’s a new release of Dream Report.  As usual, Dream Report’s in the news.  We need your VOTE, and so much more.


Dream Report 4.81 is released

While primarily a maintenance release and available to all 4.8 users, you know that we always add in new functionality to sweeten the pot.  This is no exception! This release includes major productivity enhancements in the form of exports, imports and search and replace.  If you’re scaling Dream Report across equipment, production lines or sites, then you’ll love these new enhancements.  There’s much more.  Please have a look at our data sheet –  

HELP – Please do us this favor!

Control Engineering Magazine has included Dream Report as a finalist for their Engineers’ Choice Award!  Please give us your vote, and enlist a colleague.  Each and every vote does count and voting ends soon.  We would love to win this award for Dream Report and you’ll know that you played a part.

SPS IPC Drives Show in Germany

Come see us in the OPC Foundation booth this week.  We are an OPC Foundation booth sponsor and are demonstrating Dream Report at one of their pods.

We’re growing!

Ocean Data Systems is very proud to be highlighting three new team members, Alexey Koltuncev – Business Development in Russia, Thorsten Weiler – Director of Business Development in Europe and Edvard Bournazian – Business Development Manager for Europe.  Our new team members bring years of experience and are a key asset to helping you maximize your value with Dream Report.  You can reach them at,, respectively.

New Partners recommending Dream Report

Already the most resold and recommended industrial reporting product in the automation marketplace.  Dream Report is recommended by more and more companies around the world.  New to the list are WellinTech – makers of KingSCADA, RACO – makers of Alarm RTUs, Owl Cyber Defense – makers of Data Diode secure information sharing technology.  When Proven Partners recommend Dream Report, they are doing so for each of their hundreds and thousands of customers.  Our Proven Partners make us very proud – Thank You!

Top 25 in Biotech Award

Dream Report named one of Top 25 BioTech Solutions for 2017.  Dream Report delivers value to every market and every application, but there are some markets where Dream Report is absolutely unrivaled.  The Pharmaceutical and Biotech markets, with their requirements for security, audit trail, version management and electronic signatures, to meet 21CFRPart11 requirements, are a perfect fit for Dream Report.

ISA article “Reports are not just for Compliance”

Please share this article with your team.  It gives you the context as to why reports and dashboards are so valuable, and why NOW is the right time.  Use them to drive CONTINUUOUS IMPROVEMENT.  And, use Dream Report for data troubleshooting and ad-hoc analysis.  Empower your whole operations team.  Our article on ISA.ORG

OEE, just another of the many Dream Report benefits

Dream Report LOVES raw data.  Give it access to your Historian, and Dream Report will deliver all the numbers that are important to you.  OEE and other KPIs that you need, generated and delivered automatically to drive continuous improvement.  If you aren’t generating them automatically and delivering them broadly via email, ftp or a data portal, then you aren’t maximizing your improvement potential.  Here is a short primer on OEE –