|By PR Newswire||
|February 10, 2014 11:25 AM EST||
PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, received the Control Engineering "Engineers' Choice" award for its flagship communications solution, KEPServerEX®.
A subsidy of CFE media, Control Engineering awarded products in 23 categories across control, instrumentation, and automation introduced in 2013. This is the 27th year of product recognition for the publication, with all winners chosen by print and online subscribers based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact. KEPServerEX took the lead with high marks from the magazine's readers and editors.
"Innovative solutions such as the KEPServerEX v5.12 make manufacturing and other control engineering applications more efficient through smart applications of new technologies. Investments in the best products and software can help solve the most pressing challenges in automation, control, and instrumentation," according to Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering Content Manager.
"Continuous improvements among leading technology providers ensure that manufacturers, machine builders, and automation system integrators can achieve the levels of agility, efficiency, and effectiveness necessary to compete—and win—in today's global economy," Hoske said.
KEPServerEX is a flexible and scalable solution that connects, manages, monitors, and controls diverse automation devices and software applications. Communications are managed through a robust software platform that supports a wide array of open standards, proprietary communication protocols, APIs, and automation systems' interfaces. The platform's unique architecture maximizes the ability of open connectivity and expedites project development through the use of a single server interface. Kepware continues to grow the platform's communication capabilities to help companies improve their operations and decision-making.
"To be recognized for this award for the fifth consecutive year reflects our commitment to excellence and delivering a quality product year after year," said Brett Austin, President of Kepware Technologies. "The readers of Control Engineering are ultimately end user engineers, and we couldn't be more pleased to maintain their support."
Winners will be formally announced in the February 2014 issue of Control Engineering Magazine.
About Kepware Technologies
Kepware Technologies is a private software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications. From plant floor to wellsite to windfarm, Kepware serves a wide range of customers in a variety of international vertical markets including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power Distribution, and more. Established in 1995 and now distributed in more than 100 countries, Kepware's software solutions help thousands of businesses improve operations and decision making.
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