Protocol to Distribute OPC DataHub in India
Protocol Automation Technologies to Sell and Support
the OPC DataHub in India and Middle East
Georgetown, Ontario (April 5, 2007) Cogent Real-Time Systems welcomes Protocol
Automation Technologies Pvt. Ltd. to provide sales and
technical support for Cogent's OPC DataHub and related
software. Protocol provides OPC-based factory automation
solutions throughout India and in the Middle
"We see great potential in India for the OPC DataHub,"
said Mihir Gangoly, Managing Director of Protocol. "India is a
very price-sensitive market and yet demands new
The OPC DataHub is a single tool for OPC-based process
data integration. An engineer can use it to aggregate OPC
servers, tunnel data across a network or the Internet, and
bridge between different OPC servers. Management can configure
the DataHub to access live OPC data from Excel, a web browser,
or cell phone, as well as store the data in any ODBC-compliant
"With the OPC DataHub, connecting to multiple OPC sources
and distributing the data becomes really simple," said
Mr. Gangoly. "When we analyzed the OPC DataHub we realized
that it would sell very well."
"Protocol is ideally positioned for the task," said Andrew
Thomas, President of Cogent. "The company has the technical
expertise, the marketing savvy, and an extensive distribution
network all across India. We are pleased to be working with
Protocol to provide our customers in India with local
representation in this rapidly-expanding market."
Protocol Automation Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a software
solution house based in Bangalore, India, serving the
Automation Industry with time tested quality products, services
and support. For the past decade Protocol has been providing
complete solutions for the industrial sector in India and the
Middle East in a multitude of vertical markets.
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.