PTC Kepware – IIoT Connectivity Solutions

PTC Kepware – IIoT Connectivity Solutions

Kepware is a software development business of PTC Inc. It provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications and enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Kepware’s flexible and scalable communication solution connects monitors & controls disparate automation devices and third party software solutions.

Kepware has spent the last 20+ years building a portfolio of industrial connectivity solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications. Kepware has been recognized as an early player in the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), and serves a wide range of customers in a variety of vertical markets-including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power & Utilities, and more.

Connectivity for Predictive Analytics

Connectivity for Predictive Analytics

Kepware only delivers industrial-strength solutions that are designed, tested, and certified to meet the demands of industrial automation applications. The company strongly believes in a good user experience and will not release a product until it has successfully passed all stages of the company’s rigorous quality control process.

Kepware has focused on the development of communication drivers to automation controllers, I/O and field devices, OEM Licensable communications and Licensable OPC Interoperability solutions. Applications where Kepware is used includes M2M (Machine to Machine) and M2E (Machine to Enterprise) communications. The operating systems that Kepware supports include: Microsoft Windows Desktop, Windows Server and Windows Embedded (Windows CE and Windows Embedded NT/XP). Today, with over 140 communication protocols, and through the efforts of its direct sales, distribution and embedded partners, Kepware is the leading provider of communications with annual shipments exceeding 100,000 units.

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Kepware has received numerous accolades that recognize its leadership and innovation in the automation industry. These awards speak volumes about Kepware’s proven expertise in IoT innovation, product quality, customer support, and company culture.

Features of PTC Kepware

ThingWorx Native Interface

ThingWorx Native Interface

The ThingWorx Native Interface seamlessly and securely integrates KEPServerEX with the ThingWorx Industrial Innovation platform—giving users a customizable single-pane-of-glass industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solution.

Advanced Tags

Advanced Tags

Kepware provides advanced tags that can be used to perform basic analytics like math, logic and evaluation functions on other tags. The advanced tags for KEPServerEX enables Machine to Machine (M2M) tag linking, logic, and math functions for operational communications and analysis. It centralizes data processing on the communication server rather than across many client applications, and includes functionality to link two data tags, set a trigger based on logical states, and calculate new values from raw measures.

OPC UA Client

OPC UA Client

OPC UA is the newest open standard from the OPC Foundation to facilitate open connectivity for a variety of systems. It can be used to bridge all types of data across remote networks.OPC UA also effectively aggregates data from multiple devices, plants, sites, and entire operations, enabling leveraging of meaningful information on the enterprise level.

Secure Data Tunelling

Secure Data Tunelling

The KEPServerEX connectivity platform leverages OPC Unified Architecture (UA) to provide a secure tunnel for device communications through networks barriers (like firewalls) and over the Internet.

PTC Kepware – at a glance

Kepware software solutions allow enterprises to connect, access, and control their industrial data. It bridges the connectivity gap between diverse industrial automation devices and applications. Kepware is the leading choice of customers worldwide across a variety of industrial verticals.

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