TOP Server OPC Servers

Expanded Connectivity for Simatic WinCC and WinCC flexible

Description

TOP Server OPC Servers provide extensive connectivity options for SIMATIC HMI users, integrators, and OEMs working with WinCC SCADA or WinCC flexible Advanced (PC based runtime). TOP Server is a proven OPC data integration platform with over 10,000 field installations in over 70 countries, with installations of over 100,000 tags in successful field operation.

Top Server

Benefits

  • Increased range of WinCC to device connectivity

  • Reduced engineering and integration costs for non-Siemens hardware

  • Low training costs – same user interface for all drivers

  • Increased value from using WinCC as your HMI/SCADA

  • Leverages award winning “Powered by Kepware” Technology combined with Software Toolbox’s experience, support, and expertise in working with Siemens HMI/SCADA.

  • Easy Configuration
    - Point, Click, no programming required configuration 
    - Included WinCC connectivity guide – connect like any OPC server 
    - Drag & Drop Copying of Tags & Devices 
    - Tag Import/Export 
    - Automatic Tag Database Generation from device or programming software 
    - Dynamic Tag Creation / Direct Addressing 
    - Runtime configuration changes supported 
    - Configuration password protection available


Design and functions

  • Open, Standards Based:
    - OPC Interoperability tested with WinCC and WinCC flexible
    - OPC Certified for compliance with the OPC DA 2.05a & 3.0 Standards
    - Single OPC interface into WinCC or WinCC flexible Advanced for multiple drivers
    - Plug-in architecture – easy to add new device types
    - Support for Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista (Updated regularly)

  • Flexible Functionality
    - Over 100 serial & Ethernet device types supported with over 70 different drivers
    - Multi-threaded, multi-core processor friendly architecture
    - Built-in support for Serial to Ethernet Converters/Terminal Servers to put your legacy
      hardware on Ethernet.
    - Phone modems supported on most serial drivers.
    - Advanced configuration options in many drivers provide flexibility beyond what is 
      normally expected from an HMI/SCADA driver

  • Troubleshooting & Commissioning Tools
    - OPC Quick Client test tool included for quick field deployment & testing
    - Protocol Diagnostics show all data between TOP Server and Device and can be emailed
       – provides same data our engineer would collect in an on site visit
    - OPC Diagnostics insure any OPC client to server concerns can be rapidly resolved

  • Easy Licensing
    - Software license keying mechanism, license transfer utility included. Internet delivery 
       possible. Hardware key optional with additional cost.
    - License is a per computer license. No license limits on # of devices, tags, or clients.


Contact

Address

Software Toolbox Inc.

148 East Charles Street Suite A

Matthews, North Carolina, 28105

USA

Telephone

+1 704 849 2773

Fax

+1 704 849 6388

E-mail

siemenspremium@softwaretoolbox.com

Internet

http://www.softwaretoolbox.com/siemenspremium


Security information

To ensure the secure operation of a plant or machine it is also necessary to take suitable preventive action (e.g. cell protection concept) and to integrate the automation and drive components into a state-of-the-art holistic industrial security concept for the entire plant or machine. Any third-party products that may be in use must also be taken into account.
Please find further information at: http://www.siemens.com/industrialsecurity

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