Industrial operators will face a significant set of challenges over the next ten years as we anticipate the onset of a perfect storm: a talent gap of experienced controls engineers, increasing pressure of environmental, economic and compliance requirements, growing threats from targeted and mass cybersecurity attacks, and a push to increase greater connectivity to drive efficiency through Industry 4.0-type efforts make designing and operating these systems more challenging every year. 

Verve’s team of industrial controls system experts built a suite of offerings designed to help automate and support security leaders through the lifecycle of their investments.  Our experienced engineering team is proficient across DCS, PLC and SCADA systems, from controls programming to data historian design, implementation and maintenance, to network design and implementation and security controls. 

We act as an extension of your team, ready to help you at every step of the journey to support your most critical cyber security needs. Most importantly, we guarantee every system is designed-for-defense from day one with integrated, vendor-agnostic OT/ICS security 

Benefits of Working with Verve

Verve’s 25+ year vendor-agnostic experience and customer commitment ensure timely, low cost and secure operational systems

Client Commitment

Verve’s team is 100% client focused with a commitment to excellence. Our 98%+ retention rate is testament to that focus

25+ Years Experience

Verve has been there, done that. We have seen almost every type of controls environment and have solutions to those challenges

Integrated Delivery

Verve brings together key components of reliability, security, cost across the controls and communications layers


Verve ensures the client gets the lowest cost, best system by bringing together the right OEM components into a complete, reliable system


We know the criticality of data flows for Industry 4.0 and other requirements and have a team dedicated to “design-for-data”


Verve brings together 25+ year's of engineering along with deep OT/ICS cybersecurity expertise to ensure each design is secure from day one

Our Customer Success

"As a long-time, repeat customer, we trust Verve's services team to assist in implementing the DCS security controls on Cooling Tower and Auxiliary Boiler projects. Verve is always easy to work with and does an outstanding job."

Operations Superintedent, Dominion Energy

Verve’s Automation Engineering Capabilities

  • Conceptual Studies
  • Specification Development & Bid Evaluation
  • DCS & PLC Vendor Selection
  • DCS & PLC Procurement & Programming
  • Complete Hardware & Software Configuration
  • I/O Database Design Optimization
  • Control Logic Development
  • Network Design & Implementation
  • System Integration
  • Control System Tuning
  • Communications from DCS to Third Party Devices
  • Alarm Management
  • Third Party Optimization Support
  • Startup & Commissioning
  • Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Performance Testing
  • Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)
  • Site Acceptance Tests (SAT)


Vendor Support

  • Emerson WDPF
  • Emerson Ovation (Solaris & Windows)
  • DeltaV
  • Rockwell PlantPAx
  • ABB/Bailey (Infi90 thru 800xA)
  • Siemens (TXP thru T3000)
  • Honeywell
  • Foxboro
  • Yokogawa
  • Rockwell Control Logix (PLC2-5)
  • GE Fanuc
  • Schneider/Modicon
  • Siemens



  • Server and Server Applications
  • Advanced Computing Engine (ACE)
  • ActiveView
  • ProcessBook
  • DataLink
  • PI Notifications
  • KPI Builder
  • Module Database
  • Performance Equations
  • RtReports
  • Coresight
  • PI Application Framework


  • Server and Server Applications
  • Client Tools (Trend, View, Excel Add-In)
  • eDNA Alarm View
  • Email Notifications
  • Development of Calculated Points


  • Proficy Historian
  • Intellution iFix
  • Cimplicity


  • InfoPlus.21
  • CIM-IO
  • KPI Builder

Automation Engineering Success with Verve

Read how Verve executed the project management, design and engineering, procurement of hardware/software, installation and startup for a power plant that wanted to upgrade the entirety of its DCS.

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