OPCTI Answers the Top OPC Integration Questions

Released on: September 17, 2008, 1:35 pm

Press Release Author: OPC Training Institute

Industry: Industrial

Press Release Summary: OPCTI has made the answers to the most common OPC integration
questions available to automation professionals and engineers. In August 2008, a
panelist of OPC experts collaborated online and answered OPC related integration
questions asked by industry professionals all over the world.

Press Release Body: EDMONTON, AB, CANADA, September 17, 2008 - In July 2008, the OPC
Training Institute (OPCTI), released the 20 most common OPC Technology questions
asked by automation integrators. In August 2008, a forum of OPC experts assembled
online to provide answers to the hundreds of automation professionals registered for
the event.

Now, OPCTI has released a 20 page document containing answers to the top OPC
integration questions. The document is available to OPC integrators via the OPCTI
website at www.opcti.com/top20. The panel of experts who provided the answers
included Kepware’s Executive VP & CTO Tony Paine, Software Toolbox’s VP of
Operations Colin Winchester and OPCTI’s President and CEO Randy Kondor.

In addition to the Top 20 OPC Integration questions, industry professionals were
given the opportunity to submit questions bumping the total count of questions to a
whopping 45. Popular questions revolved around authentication and security issues.
Questions include; How do workgroups and domains affect OPC? How will DCOM changes
impact security? How do I use OPC across a firewall?

The questions were broken into 28 main categories including DCOM configuration,
diagnostics, OPC performance, OPC Unified Architecture, industry trends and OPC
capabilities among others.

OPCTI provides the document free of charge and answers all 45 questions, including
the top 20 questions, asked by OPC integrators. The document can be downloaded at

About OPC Technology
OPC technology is the fastest growing industrial connectivity standard among
automation professionals with well over 15,000 available OPC applications supported
by over 3,000 companies. OPC is a global industrial connectivity standard that
enables process control and manufacturing applications to communicate with each
other using an interoperable, reliable and secure connection. OPC enables
manufacturing environments to host a multitude of applications created by a variety
of vendors.

About the OPC Training Institute
OPCTI is a global OPC training company with workshops in the Americas, Europe, and
Asia-Pacific. Unlike other companies that offer vendor-biased information, OPCTI
focuses strictly on training and does not sell its own products. OPCTI is the only
company endorsed by OPC Foundation member companies to award the Certified OPC
Professional (COP) designation.

Web Site: http://www.opcti.com/top20

Contact Details: Brian Neufeld
Director of Marketing
OPC Training Institute
16420 - 89 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4R9 Canada
Phone: 1-780-784-4444
Fax: 1-780-784-4445
Email: info@opcti.com
Web: www.opcti.com

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