Beyond the basic needs for an OPC server, many companies have to move data between applications, devices, and systems. Kepware has two applications that move this data and share similar functionalities: LinkMaster (LM) and Advanced Tags (AT). Neither LinkMaster nor Advanced Tags have a tag limit, and both are equally reliable and work extremely well with any KEPServerEX driver. Deciding which one is right for your application can be tricky, however.
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True Downtime Cost (TDC) varies considerably from company to company because there are so many variables that affect the bottom line: your industry, what you produce, your employee count, and so forth. In fact, one Automation.com survey puts TDC between $1 and $100,000,000 for companies with 0-300 employees in industries like automotive, food/beverage, injection molding, machinery, metal products, and paper.