Matrikon OPC UA Proxy

Easily enables Classic OPC client applications to connect with OPC UA servers and OPC UA enabled devices. This allows users to integrate the growing number of UA products into existing Classic OPC infrastructures.

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Matrikon OPC UA Proxy enables classic OPC clients to connect and communicate with OPC Unified Architecture (UA) servers running as applications on PCs or UA enabled devices. This allows users to integrate emerging UA products into existing OPC classic infrastructure.

Matrikon OPC UA Proxy provides the easiest all-around user experience when it comes to searching for, selecting, and connecting to UA servers. Providing secure communication, it also minimizes DCOM issues, as the OPC UA Proxy is installed local to the OPC Client.


  • Streamlined setup gets you connected in minutes.
  • Easy to use, the smart defaults require minimal user knowledge of OPC UA
  • Does not disrupt existing OPC Classic architecture
  • Eliminates traditional DCOM or firewall issues
  • Operates on a Windows system server
  • Provides real time data
  • Supports UA security
  • Patented scalable design for better performance. Patent link

The Matrikon UA Proxy is the bridge that enables OPC classic clients to seamlessly communicate with OPC UA servers. The Matrikon UA Proxy and UA Wrapper are key components used to facilitate a company’s classic-OPC-to-UA migration strategy, allowing gradual adoption of new OPC UA based technologies.

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MatrikonOPC UA Proxy

The Matrikon OPC UA Proxy is the bridge that enables OPC classic clients to seamlessly communicate with OPC UA servers. .

System Requirements

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Hardware Requirements:

  • Intel CORE i5
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 80 GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive

Supported OPC Specification

  • OPC DA (OPC Data Access) 2.05a and 3.0
  • OPC UA (DA)

Performance Report

UA Proxy was tested with 54,670 tags and below is the result:

Number of UA Proxy instances1
Number of Classic clients10
Number of Groups for each client1
Number of items in each group5467
Number of changing items in each group 5467
Group update rate1 sec
Data update rate for each group ~4000 tags/sec
CPU usage fluctuates between 40% to 80% (avg)70%
Test Duration~96 hours.
Operating System Win Server 2008 R2, 64-bit.
ProcessorIntel Xeon 2.40GHz
Hard Disk100 GB

Matrikon OPC UA Proxy Datasheet
Webcast: Introduction to OPC UA Architectures
Webcast: What is Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 and OPC UA
Whitepaper: Access OPC UA Data Using a Classic OPC Client
Whitepaper: OPC UA: 5 Things Everyone Needs To Know