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Prosys OPC and IOTech partner to help provide OPC UA capabilities to EdgeX Foundry

Prosys OPC and IOTech partner to help provide OPC UA capabilities to EdgeX Foundry

November 29, 2017 – Prosys OPC and IOTech have agreed that IOTech's Edge Xpert offering will include an optional Prosys OPC UA Java SDK for developing the device services with OPC UA communications. Prosys OPC UA Java SDK takes care of all the OPC UA communication details and is certified by the OPC Foundation to be OPC UA compliant.

IOTech's first product offering, Edge Xpert, is a commercially-supported and packaged implementation of the open source EdgeX Foundry core platform.  Each Edge Xpert software subscription includes a commercial support and maintenance Service Level Agreement (SLA) to ensure service-level commitments for customers.

The Edge Xpert product offering also includes complementary professional services to optimize EdgeX adoption across the complete project life cycle, including training, on-boarding customer assets, operational technology integration, proof of concept and accelerated roadmap.

OPC Foundation is an international organization having over 540 members including enterprises, universities, research institutes, etc. OPC UA is the latest set of specifications and communications stacks, enabling standard communication from sensor-device level to automation and information systems, and up to latest cloud based solutions. Support for OPC UA communication has recently been defined as a mandatory requirement for Industry 4.0 Components.

About Prosys OPC

Prosys OPC is a provider of OPC and OPC UA software products, toolkits and professional services. Prosys OPC offers both developer toolkits and applications software, and customers and partners include industrial, energy and high-tech companies

About OPC Foundation

Since 1996, the OPC Foundation has facilitated the development and adoption of the OPC information exchange standards. As both advocate and custodian of these specifications, the Foundation’s mission is to help industry vendors, end-users, and software developers maintain interoperability in their manufacturing and automation assets.

The OPC Foundation provides specifications, technology, process and certification to achieve multivendor, multiplatform, secure, reliable interoperability for moving data and information from the embedded world to the enterprise cloud. The organization serves over 470 members worldwide in the Industrial Automation, IT, IoT, IIoT, M2M, Industrie 4.0, Building Automation, machine tools, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, and smart energy sectors.
 

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