by Integration Objects
Manufacturing companies have invested billions of dollars in industrial automation infrastructures, but many have yet to realize the full value from their investment as many of these investments remain islands of automation, disconnected from other systems- including business systems. The question of whether to integrate between process controls, the plant-level and enterprise systems is no longer a question up for debate if manufacturing and energy companies want to remain competitive. With the right software, OPC tunneling can securely connect the different levels of an enterprise, thus improving production and saving the company time and money.
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