May 10, 2023 | Software

Why Do I Need to Update My GED Software?

Keeping your industrial software up-to-date is important.


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Keeping your industrial software up to date is important for several reasons:

It can protect against new-found security risks that could compromise your data or systems.

Cybercriminals often target known vulnerabilities in outdated software to launch attacks. Updating software can patch these security flaws and prevent malicious intrusions.

It can introduce updates in your software that can improve functionality, performance, compatibility, or usability.

Technology is constantly changing, and updates offer the latest improvements and enhancements for your software.

It can extend your equipment’s usable life by allowing its maximum productivity.

Outdated software can slow down your systems or cause errors and crashes. Updating software can fix bugs and optimize speed and efficiency.

It can help you comply with industry standards and regulations.

Depending on your sector, you may need to meet certain requirements for security, quality, or performance. Updating software can help you stay compliant and avoid penalties or fines.

For more information on the benefits of updating your industrial software regularly, please contact GED Software Sales.

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Written By: Tony DiFiore

As the Software R&D Manager, Tony is an expert in industry topics including databases, SQL, ERP, Microsoft Visual Studios Suite, optimization algorithms, networking and network architecture and setup, and computer software development and PLC logic and maintenance. “A lot of manufacturers don’t realize the potential for software development and growth in the industry, and in the window and door production process.”