Version 5 of the KepServerEX advanced communications and OPC software server from Kepware Technologies features many technical advancements, including a separation of runtime and development modes, platform flexibility, and one interface for more than 150 different communication protocols and applications. New communications drivers such as the Custom Interface Driver (CID) allow software developers to create their own communication drivers using their development tool of choice. They then can use KepServerEX’s numerous application interfaces such as OPC DA, OPC A&E, SuiteLink, NIO/PDB, DDE, AdvancedDDE, Oracle MOC, and ODBC. KepServerEX’s breadth of communications, ease of use, and flexibility across multiple platforms at an affordable price make connecting SCADA, HMI, Historian, and MES applications to hardware (PLCs, DCS, routers, switches) and applications a simple choice. The level of communications offered allows for a one-stop shopping experience with one application to use. More than 50 automation hardware and software vendors are private labeling, selling or recommending KepServerEX.
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