MatrikonOPC’s Server Framework passes Independent Certification


Edmonton, Alberta - February 16

MatrikonOPC is proud to announce that its OPC Framework has successfully completed the OPC Foundation’s highest level of testing - Independent Certification. All MatrikonOPC Servers are based on this Framework and now are all certified.

Tom Burke, President and Executive Director of the OPC Foundation, explained that "with Independent Certification, MatrikonOPC Servers can be counted on to provide the most secure industrial-strength connectivity. The OPC Foundation expects its members to follow the path MatrikonOPC has paved in achieving Independent Certification."

"This certification process is quite extensive and ensures we deliver the utmost quality product to our clients. At the end of the day, our clients expect secure, reliable, and intuitive products from us and we deliver on that expectation, " said Sean Leonard, Vice President, OPC Products at Matrikon.

Independent Test Lab OPC Certification is the process of ensuring that applications meet the standards specified by the OPC Foundation. OPC Certification requires extensive testing to ensure true interoperability. The testing means multi-vendor system interoperability is guaranteed. If your OPC products are not certified, you need to ask your vendor what sort of guarantees they offer.

To learn more about MatrikonOPC’s Servers, follow this link:

About MatrikonOPC (a division of Matrikon Inc. [TSX: MTK])
With a collection of more than 500 OPC products and over 100,000 installations worldwide, MatrikonOPC is the world's largest supplier of OPC connectivity products. Matrikon is a charter member of the OPC Foundation, and has demonstrated a commitment to developing OPC as the industrial connectivity standard.

Matrikon's international customer base includes a wide range of companies from process to discrete manufacturers in industrial, commercial and military applications. With offices throughout North America, Australia, Europe and the Middle East, Matrikon's reach is global.

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Adriel Michaud
MatrikonOPC Marketing
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