DICE Matrix PSIM Examined

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Mar 05, 2013

Is it a PSIM, a central station platform, or an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software? Well, according to DICE, their Matrix offering is all three. While best known for providing software for central monitoring stations, they also sell end-user packages. In this note, we examine DICE Matrix, its integrations, and positioning compared to other offerings.

"Any System, Anywhere"

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