OPC server achieves UA certification
MatrikonOPC's Universal Connectivity Server has achieves the OPC Foundation's UA Certification, providing users with solid performance and interoperability.
The MatrikonOPC Universal Connectivity Server has achieved the OPC Foundation’s UA Certification. Based on stringent third-party testing, the UA Certification provides users with impartial verification that the OPC server delivers solid performance in a wide range of adverse operating conditions, is fully compliant with OPC Specifications, and delivers maximum interoperability with other vendors’ OPC products.
The Universal Connectivity Server a single OPC Server that provides connectivity to multiple devices, protocols and APIs. This OPC Server enables OEM vendors to provide secure connectivity to every major control system and application on the market in one powerful OPC Server
“Achieving the UA Certification for our Universal Connectivity Server demonstrates MatrikonOPC’s commitment to providing customers with the highest quality industrial data products possible. Being the first to obtain this certification makes the Universal Connectivity Server the first officially recognized OPC UA implementation – we are proud of this achievement,” said Darek Kominek Marketing Manager at MatrikonOPC products.
- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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