MDT AutoSave - Automation Change Management - Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Make a program change you wish you had not? Lose the only copy of the device program? Not sure if the program running in the device is the right one? AutoSave has you covered. 

Interacting seamlessly with editor packages, AutoSave provides: version control, archival backups, change detection, change documentation, historical tracking, secured user access, disaster recovery and automatic change notification in:

  • PLC; SCADA Systems; CNC; Workstations; Robots; HMI; Welders; Documents, Drives

MDT AutoSave Change Management Software allows you to "undo" the change and restore program data. AutoSave reduces errors and minimizes downtime of plant floor automation with the ability to protect, restore, discover and track changes in Industrial programmable devices and documents.


  • Reduce Errors & Downtime
  • Protect Users & Assets
  • Increase Quality and Compliance
  • Gain Plant-Wide Control

AutoSave provides complete control over device programs including:

  • Fully automated program archival
  • Detail change comparison and notification
  • Electronic approval and audit trails
  • User access and security control
  • Historical record of changes
  • Automatic change notification
  • Central change repository with automated retrieval

AutoSave enables you to track and analyze changes made to a large numbers of non-networked devices and easily sync them to the server. Other benefits include:

  • Ability to synchronize many changes (from many sources) at one time 
  • Bi-directional synchronization: get updates to managed programs automatically
  • Compare the program running in the device to the program on the engineer's laptop

AutoSave for System Platform captures all object changes as they are made so even the most recently updated objects, including graphics, templates, instances and more can be restored.

  • Remove undesired changes
  • Access prior versions of objects
  • Detect differences in versions
  • Gain insight into an object's associations
  • Restore object changes following a Galaxy restoration

Case Studies

Nestle Purina implements MDT AutoSave Change Management to increase productivity while decreasing risk of downtime and safety issues.

The Water Corporation of Australia reduces the risk of service disruption and safety hazards with the implementation of the AutoSave Change Management Solution.

Manufacturer Minimizes Machine Downtime in Five Production Plants Across the globe with Automation Change Management