Portuguese Energy and Automation Experts to Distribute
the OPC DataHub
EngVirtual positions the OPC DataHub as key solution
for integrating real-time data in industrial automation and
electrical power systems.
Georgetown, Ontario (July 1, 2010) Cogent Real-Time Systems announces that
EngVirtual will be distributing the OPC DataHub in Portugal to
complement their product line of hardware and software for
systems control, automation, and the management, measurement,
and analysis of electrical power usage.
"Our customers are looking for the most cost-effective
solution for integrating real-time data," said Jose Valente,
Manager of EngVirtual. "With the OPC DataHub, they can connect
their monitoring equipment, analyze output in Excel, and log the
data to their existing databases, all with a single product."
"We welcome EngVirtual's expertise in the electric power
and energy management fields, as well as their experience with
industrial control software," said Andrew Thomas, President of
Cogent. "The OPC DataHub fits well into the EngVirtual product
line, and we expect it to provide substantial value for their
"As energy prices rise, producers continually look for
ways to cut production costs and increase efficiency," said
Mr. Valente. "Every euro counts. In addition to installing
modern hardware, managers and engineers require secure, reliable
and flexible access to their data. The OPC DataHub gives them
what they need."
The OPC DataHub provides quick, reliable, and secure access
to valuable information direct from the factory floor. It is an
integrated tool that can present live process data directly on
an engineer's or manager's desk in a form most suitable:
database, spreadsheet, or web page. It provides OPC tunnelling,
bridging, and aggregation, and has a free API to support
virtually any requirement for OPC connectivity.
EngVirtual Ltd is an independent company, established in
2000, that supplies equipment for industrial automation
services, as well as providing consulting and auditing for
electrical power usage in industrial applications. Serving a
wide range of industries, EngVirtual bases their service on
quality, engineering, innovation, and introducing new
Founded in 1995, Cogent Real-Time Systems is
the leader in real-time cross-platform data integration between
Windows, Linux and QNX. Customers include the Bank of Canada, Cadbury
Chocolate and the European Space Agency. Cogent leverages its
experience in real-time data communications to provide the next
generation of OPC products.