The new server offers a split management configuration versus a run-time operation, enabling management at the user level and operation as a service, with the added bonus of Microsoft Terminal Services multi-user support.
Also featured is a new licensing and customer support model, designed to maximize end-user value and packaging flexibility, the company states. With the new release, KEPServerEX is now offered in the form of Vertical Suites. The new vertical suites are: IT and Infrastructure Suite, (SNMP, PING, System Monitor, Modbus and UCON drivers); Building Automation Suite (BACnet, Modbus, UCON drivers); Power Distribution Suite (DNP, Modbus, UCON drivers); Oil and Gas Suite (ROC, ROC Plus, Modbus and Modbus like RTU protocols, UCON drivers); and the Manufacturing Suite (a collection of more tan 100 protocols typically found in manufacturing environments). All protocols in an installation are supported by one instance of KEPServerEX, one OPC Interface and one Tag Namespace. Kepware also provides a new warranty, support and upgrade program; warranty now extends to 90 days. During the 90 days, customers are eligible for free technical support, access to the Kepware on-line knowledge base and product upgrades.
Kepware Technologies, Inc.,