Software Toolbox News & Articles

Five Key Considerations for Your Own OPC UA Security Architecture

  • by Kevin Rutherford
  • February 2, 2022
  • Feature

Although the list of considerations to evaluate when planning the design for a secure OPC UA architecture is considerably longer than what is discussed here, these offer a starting point to drive a conversation within your organization to ensure a system that meets the unique requirements of your project.

Difficult Conversations: Open Ports, Business Data Needs, and Cybersecurity Risk

  • by Win Worrall
  • February 4, 2021
  • Feature

In this article we share with readers in the OT space the terminology, concepts and IT perspectives we’ve learned to help them have collaborative discussions with IT, to weigh risks together, evaluate options to address risks, and accomplish movement of data for operational & business needs.

OPC Solution for Web Services Minimizes Infrastructure Costs

  • September 21, 2015
  • Case Study

An unnamed manufacturer needed to gather comprehensive temperature and humidity data across facilities where vacuum furnaces operate to harden materials. An OPC server connected 10 sensors to the control system.

Wellhead Operators Trim Operating Expenses with Automation Software

  • March 10, 2014
  • Case Study

By Chad Sullivan, 5 Star measurement, et al Five Star Measurement of Weatherford, Texas uses Software Toolbox's Electronic Flow Measurement (EFM) Suite to remotely monitor and manage more than 700 wellheads as an initial stage that may eventually expand to 6,000 sites.

Software Toolbox toolkit obtains OPC UA certification

  • January 28, 2014
  • News

The OPC Data-UA toolkit was certified by the OPC Foundation for OPC UA client development.

Software Toolbox changes Licensing for OPC Data Client

  • June 27, 2013
  • News

The OPC Data Client family is available with one easy installer and one license, significantly reducing the total cost of the components.

Software Toolbox Offers Subscription Model for FactoryKPI

  • March 20, 2013
  • News

FactoryKPIs for iOS starter kits, which allow the use of 10 metrics across multiple devices, are now available for $99.

Software Toolbox TOP Server 5.7 Achieves OPC Certification

  • December 19, 2011
  • News

TOP Server Version 5.7 passed the OPC Server Certification tests administered by the OPC Foundation’s Independent Certification Test Lab.

Large Hadron Collider Keeps Cool with help of OPC

  • April 8, 2010
  • Case Study

By Software Toolbox
TOP Server BACnet OPC Server software provides access to full diagnostics of alarms and monitoring of the cooling systems from the control room

Software Toolbox supplies symbols to AFCON SCADA/HMI

  • March 18, 2010
  • News

Symbol Factory.NET and Industrial Gadgets.NET graphics technologies have been integrated with the Pulse SCADA/HMI application software.