Advanced Change Management Support for Schneider Electric’s Vijeo Citect Available with Latest Software Release from MDT Software

New automated change management product manages relationships between Vijeo Citect (CitectSCADA) Include project. Prior to this product release, change management down to the project level was not possible. This functionality is available with the latest release of MDT AutoSave Change Management software. This release includes a number of other usability and technical enhancements.

Alpharetta, GA, October 15, 2009 --( MDT Software, a world leader in change management solutions for automated manufacturing assets, has released a new version of their AutoSave software that provides change management down to the project level in Vijeo Citect and CitectSCADA. MDT AutoSave is an enterprise source management solution to secure, protect, save, restore, discover, and track changes in PLCs, HMIs, SCADA systems, robots and other industrial programmable devices and documents. AutoSave Version 5.05 includes other technical enhancements providing greater flexibility and support while usability enhancements result in greater ease of use, a shorter learning curve and decreased possibility of human error.

MDT AutoSave integrates with programming editors to offer both an interactive environment and background monitoring for complete control over device programs. The program structure of the AutoSave Vijeo Citect module is set up to mirror the Vijeo Citect Project/Include structure. This project-level change management support allows users to:

- Access the complete history of changes including who made the change and why.
- Compare project revisions with specific identification of all changes.
- View the Include relationship structure at any time.
- Manage and update the relationship of Include projects to the main project as needed.

“No other provider of automated change management solutions has developed a product that can manage relationships between Vijeo Citect Include projects,” said Gary Gillespie, vice president and general manager of MDT software. “This enhanced functionality available with AutoSave Version 5.05 represents a great deal of ingenuity from our talented engineering staff as well as valuable collaboration through our Schneider Electric partnership.”

In addition to the advanced Vijeo Citect change management support, AutoSave v5.05 offers usability enhancements including a new user interface, drag and drop functionality, more detailed revision history, customizable display, support for multiple languages and a program creation wizard.

To view a demonstration of the functionality available with the MDT AutoSave Vijeo Citect module and a brief demo of the AutoSave v5.05 enhancements, please go to

MDT AutoSave is the industry's most advanced feature-rich change management software. Integrated with editor packages, AutoSave provides archival backups, change detection, change documentation, historical tracking and audit trails, secured user and workstation, disaster recovery, controlled editor operations, and automatic change notification. AutoSave unifies automation software under one common user interface resulting in a secure, well documented, controlled environment that dramatically reduces coordination constraints, wasted effort, and safety issues. Today over 4,700 end users in a variety of industries worldwide use MDT AutoSave to effectively manage change and minimize downtime associated with plant floor automation.

About MDT Software, Inc.
MDT Software is a world leader in change management solutions for automated manufacturing devices. MDT’s flagship product, 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, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Indramat, Wonderware, GE, Rockwell Automation and others. For more information on MDT and AutoSave, visit

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