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Connext OPC UA Server

 
 

Connext is much more than a powerful OPC UA Server.

Progea’s Connext OPC UA Server suite allows you to start to communicate with all your device and publish the OPC UA Address Space immediatly. It supports a wide range of protocols, the Historian/Data Loggers features, the Server Redundancy and more...  

Progea launchs on the industrial automation market the product Connext, strong from his long stroy and know how in the industrials communication protocols and OPC UA. Connext is based on Automation Platform.NExT technology, the industry’s leading automation platform that provides a single source of industrial automation data to all of your applications. The platform design allows users to connect, manage, monitor, and control diverse automation devices and software applications through one intuitive user interface. Connext leverages OPC UA (the automation industry’s standard for interoperability) and IT communication (such as SNMP, IIoT, ) to provide users with a single source for industrial data. The platform is developed and tested to meet our customers’ performance, reliability, and ease-of-use requirements.

Connext provides communication for a wide range of industrial and infrastructures devices and fieldbus, and manages the OPC UA connection with any standard Client. Furthermore, it manages powerful features like Gateway, Historian, Alarms & Condition, IIoT, Redundancy.


                       

Key Features:

OPC UA Server Certified
The Connext Server is OPC foundation-ready and supports the Data Access, Alarm & Conditions and Historical Access specifications.

Cost Effectiveness
Licenses are sized by the number of Tags in use.  This means any tag type, such as bit, byte, word, float and double/long 64bit, connected to the field including those defined as structure or array members. The byte, word and other tag types can be pointed to one individual bit.  (Note: Each Structure or Array member counts as one tag).   

Communication Protocols
Each Connext OPC UA Server offers a suite of communication protocols.  The user can activate one protocol at a time or several at a time by using the Multidrivers option.

Modbus RTU (Serial)

Modbus TCP Master

Modbus TCP Slave

Siemens S7 TCP

Siemens S7-MPI

Siemens S7-PPI

Siemens TIA PORTAL

Rockwell Ethernet/IP

IEC 60870-5-104

IEC 61850-MMS Client (coming soon)

BacNET/IP Annex J

Konnex – EIB

Omron FINS Ethernet

Omron Ethernet IP

Hilscher CIFX Interface Cards (Profibus, Profinet..)

Lacroix-Sofrel LACBUS

Mitsubishi FX Series

Mitsubishi FX3U TCP

Omron FINS Ethernet

Panasonic FP MEWTOCOL

SAIA-Burgess S-BUS Ethernet

SNMP Manager (as Agent)

Beckhoff TwinCAT

...Others under development...

Tag Import
Each Connext communication protocol supports automatic importing of tags from the field or PLC for quick and easy communication configuring. .

Gateway 
Each Server tag in multidriver configurations can be connected to several communication protocols simultaneously.

Historian e Data Loggers
The Connext Server is provided with the Historian option to record data on relational database (SQL Server for default) or in the Cloud (SQL, Azure).

Alarms & Conditions
The Connext Server permits Alarm configurations in order to manage Alarms & Conditions in OPC UA Clients that need it. 

IIoT
The Connext Server provides IIoT protocols to create connectivity solutions on the net. 

Redundancy
The Connext Server fully supports the Redundancy function (Hot Backup).

SDK C#
The Connext Server provides a SDK to allow .NET developers to integrate their own suite of custom protocols. 

(Ready by the end of 2016)