Getting Started > CitectSCADA Tools


CitectSCADA's architecture can be divided into three distinct areas of functionality:

Configuration involves the tasks necessary to prepare and build a project, while runtime is the implementation of a project in a live production environment.

Drivers enable communication with devices via a number of communication protocols. The driver defines the specific project settings necessary for CitectSCADA to communicate with a particular device.

When considering the tools included with CitectSCADA, it is easiest to look at their roles in either configuration or runtime.

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