Options for SIMATIC SCADA Systems

With multi-platform program packages to comprehensive solutions

Options that work together with more than one SCADA system are just a logical consequence of  growing plants and heterogenous systems. SIMATIC SCADA options are seamlessly integrated in SIMATIC SCADA systems.The greatest possible transparency through consistent and centralized data storage in production is a prerequisite for making the right decisions quickly. You can prepare data according to specific target groups locally or on a mobile device when you are in the field. SIMATIC Process Historian and SIMATIC Information Server meet these task as a perfect supplement for SIMATIC SCADA systems.Connecting automation and IT levels by means of open communication interfaces makes it easy to integrate higher-level MES/ERP solutions. IndustrialDataBridge is used for bidirectional, cross-system communication via standard interfaces, without any programming work.

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Product range

The SCADA option portfolio

See in detail how SIMATIC SCADA options complete the comprehensive SCADA Portfolio.

SIMATIC Process Historian - Long-term archive for any amount of production data from automation and the MES world

Optional for WinCC RT Professional, WinCC V7, SIMATIC Information Server
and SIMATIC PCS7

 

The SIMATIC Process Historian is a real-time database for a variety of products and versions that serves as central data interface to the company management level. It serves as central long-term archive for any amount of process data and messages from different data sources.

Archiving in a high-performance SQL database in combination with efficient data compression mechanisms ensures that critical data will be available at any time in the future while using very little memory.
Central archiving of company data facilitates fast decision making on the basis of secured data. Full transparency is ensured by the SIMATIC Information Server.

 

For WinCC V7 configurations SIMATIC Process Historian replaces the previous WinCC/CentralArchiveServer (CAS) option.

Benefits

  • Central interface to the corporate management level

  • Real-time archive for any amount of production and MES data for the entire plant

  • Version independence of the data sources

  • "One-click" configuration for easily scalable data volume

  • Maximum access speed using minimal memory through intelligent compression algorithms

  • Security through redundancy, disaster recovery and Store & Forward mechanisms

  • Openness through OPC UA server

  • Full transparency of Historian data with the SIMATIC Information Server

Design and functions

The SIMATIC Process Historian is scalable and collects and archives any amount of data, independent of version, from different systems. SIMATIC Process Historian, which is scalable thanks to its seamless integration in WinCC, including redundant configurations, meets the strictest security requirements with minimal administration.

Security
Data security is essential when using a Historian. The SIMATIC Process Historian offers a series of security mechanisms and therefore ensures that plant data can be reliably archived. Any potential failures are usually prevented by using a redundant Historian in combination with the installation of RAID systems. Loss of data due to problems in the network connection between the plant and Historian is prevented by using the "Store & Forward" mechanism. If a complete system breakdown nevertheless occurred, the database can be completely recovered through backup (disaster recovery).

Openness
SIMATIC Process Historian offers an OPC UA Server interface for connection to any IT or MES system.

Licensing

  • The Basic Package comprises the software and a single license for one installation

  • The SIMATIC Process Historian supports the archiving of any amount of data. The archive data is licensed at the data source, for example, in WinCC systems ( Archive tags from WinCC V7 or Logging Tags from WinCC Logging for WinCC Professional RT).

  • The redundancy package is required for the redundant Process Historian, existing Basic Package installations can be upgraded by employing Redundancy options

  • The OPC UA interface needs a separate license.

Software and licenses

Article No.

Basic Packages

 

Process Historian 2014 SP3
Runtime Software and License Key for download

Process Historian 2014 SP3
Runtime Software on DVD / License key on USB stick

Redundancy

 

Redundancy Package (Software for download) comprising
 2 x Basic Package plus 2 x Option Redundancy

Redundancy Package (Software on DVD) comprising
2 x Basic Package plus 2 x Option Redundancy

Option Redundancy for Basic Package (Software for download)

Option Redundancy for Basic Package (Software on DVD)

Openness (OPC UA  connection)

 

OPC UA Server for Process Historian (Software for download)

OPC UA Server for Process Historian (Software on DVD)

Upgrades

 

Process Historian 2013 or Central Archive Server 7.0 SP3 to
Process Historian 2014 SP3 (Software for download)

Process Historian 2013 or Central Archive Server 7.0 SP3 to
Process Historian 2014 SP3 (Software on DVD)

SIMATIC Information Server - Full transparency of production data with web-based dashboards and reports

Optional for WinCC V7, WinCC Professional (TIA Portal), WinCC Open Architecture, SIMATIC Process Historian and SIMATIC PCS7.

 

The SIMATIC Information Server gives you transparent access to plant information at any time. Historical plant data can be simply compiled in web-based dashboards or reports without programming knowledge.

This ensures comprehensive access to plant information for each target group in the company (managers, quality assurance, maintenance) at all times.

 

The SIMATIC Information Server is a multi-system and multi-version reporting system for all corporate activities. Individually targeted reports and analyses can be created for historic plant data on a web basis and made available via dashboards. Access to these dashboards is also possible using tablet PCs. Predefined templates facilitate the creation of reports. This enables individual requirements to be taken into consideration by Microsoft Reporting Services. The creation and distribution of the reports may be time- or event-driven, e.g. as daily reports or shift
reports. Various add-ins also enable the reports to be produced with Microsoft Office tools.

Benefits

  • Full transparency of historical WinCC data (WinCC Archive and SIMATIC Process Historian)
  • Uniform and independent of version for different data sources
  • Efficient, web-based analysis through clearly structured dashboards and automated reports
  • Process information can be compiled online during runtime
  • Quick generation of standard reports through prepared templates
  • Individual reports based on the Microsoft Reporting Services
  • Cyclic activation of reports based on demands or events and forwarded by email, if necessary
  • Simple analysis with MS Office through integration in MS Word, MS Excel or MS PowerPoint
  • Plant information at any time – from any location: Web-based analyses also on mobile devices

Design and functions

The integrated reporting system, based on the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, creates and manages dashboards and reports interactively and makes them available on the web at any time. Integration in Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint also lets you access historical data using the tools you know from the Office environment.
By making the SIMATIC Information Server available for a variety of products, it can be used for any WinCC system even across different versions. The SIMATIC Information Server is also used as a reporting system for the SIMATIC Process Historian.

Existing knowledge can be optimally reused thanks to the integrated analysis of data from different sources with only only reporting tool. Comprehensive analyses with a uniform look and feel create transparency and show weak points. Necessary optimization measures can be developed quickly and efficiently to increase plant productivity and availability.
The SIMATIC Information Server is installed on a separate PC or on a WinCC single-user station, WinCC server or WinCC client.

Licensing

  • The SIMATIC Information Server basic package comprises the software, three client access licenses and 1 data ressource license. This gives access to one data source for up to three clients at a time.
  • The number of simultaneous client access operations can be incremented at any time using Information Server client access licenses.
  • Additional data sources can be integrated at any time using additive data source licenses.

Software and licenses

Article No.

Basic packages

 

Information Server 2014 SP3 (software as download)

Information Server 2014 SP3 (software on DVD)

Upgrades

 

Information Server 2013 to 2014 SP3 (software for download)

Information Server 2013 auf 2014 SP3 (software on DVD)

Client access licenses

 

1 Client access license (license key download)

3 Client access licenses (license key download)

5 Client access licenses (license key download)

10 Client access licenses (license key download)

1 Client access license (license key on USB stick)

3 Client access licenses (license key on USB stick)

5 Client access licenses (license key on USB stick)

10 Client access licenses (license key on USB stick)

Data source licenses

 

1 Data source license (license key download)

3 Data source licenses (license key download)

1 Data source license (license key on USB stick)

3 Data source licenses (license key on USB stick)

WinCC/IndustrialDataBridge (IDB) - Flow of information between production and the IT world

Stand-alone application as system service (e.g. for WinCC RT Professional) or optionally to WinCC V7 with integrated RT operation

 

WinCC/IndustrialDataBridge uses standard interfaces to connect the automation level (controls) with the IT world and to ensure a bidirectional flow of information.

Systems from different manufacturers can be integrated by using a variety of standard interfaces (e.g., OPC, OLE-DB, SQL). The easy configuration (without programming) saves time and prevents errors. The integration into the WinCC system and its user administration as well as the alternative use as system service guarantee the security of the transmission.

Benefits

  • Connection of WinCC to databases and IT systems
  • Cross-vendor support of standard interfaces
    (such as OPC, SQL, ODBC, OLE-DB, Office formats)
  • High-performance, bidirectional data exchange between different systems
  • Display of information on HTML pages
  • Fast and reliable due to configuration instead of programming (errors are prevented)
  • Application options:
    - Start as system service for unmanned servers in computer centers
    - For management of the RT data connections with WinCC
    - Integrated management of connections during runtime in the WinCC user interface
       (also via web)

Design and functions

IndustrialDataBridge exchanges data between automation systems from different manufacturers.
Data sources and data destinations in the IndustrialDataBridge

Provider (data sources)

Consumer (data destinations)

MS Access 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013,2016

MS Access 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013,2016

MS SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, 2016

MS SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, 2016

My SQL 3.5, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7

My SQL 3.5, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7

Oracle 8i, 10g, 11g, 12c,12c release 2

Oracle 8i, 10g, 11g, 12c, 12c release 2

OPC Access 3.0
MS Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

OPC XML 1.0

OPC Data Access 3.0

Send/Receive

OPC XML 1.0

WinCC OLE DB 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.4 SP1, 7.5
IDB OPC Server

WinCC UserArchives V7.2, V7.3, V7.4, 7.4 SP1, 7.5

Send / Receive

WinCC RT Professional V13 SP1, V13 SP2, V14 SP1, V15, V15 SP1 (via OLE DB)

WinCC User Archive 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.4 SP1, 7.5

Configurable file editor for TXT / HTML / XML

OPC UA DA (1.0.3) Client

CSV, TXT File

OPC UA DA (1.0.3) Server (incl. Status messages)

OPC UA DA (1.0.3) Client

Flexible control point between applications

Application scenarios:

  • Coupling of SCADA and control systems from different manufacturers by means of the OPC interface
  • Central information hub for parallel access to one or more WinCC systems
  • Data exchange with MES/ERP systems (e.g. SAP iDoc)
  • Reading/writing of WinCC data from/to Office formats such as MS Excel or MS Access.
  • Reading/writing of WinCC data from/to databases.
  • With a database as a data source, central recipes can be transferred directly into WinCC UserArchive or a controller, for example.
  • Cyclic data archiving in an SQL database can be implemented via the OPC Data Access, WinAC ODK or Send/Receive data sources.
  • Event-driven reports, e.g., automatic shift report in CSV files at end of shift (relevant messages and process values per shift). The name of the file can be assigned as required.

IndustrialDataBridge establishes a connection between the source and destination interface and transfers the data
depending on a value change

  • after a configurable time period has elapsed
  • or when a certain event occurs
  • Individual data or data blocks (>,<,inside where…) are transferred

The data exchange can be bidirectional via multiple, parallel data connections

Licensing

  • WinCC/IDB basic license for 100 tags (connections between data points corresponds to one tag)

  • Depending on the amount of data, the number of IDB tags can be increased

  • From V7.4 SP1 the licenses for IDB tags are additive (countable)

Software and licenses

Article No.

Basic Packages

 

WinCC/IndustrialDataBridge V7.5 (Software for download)

WinCC/IndustrialDataBridge V7.5 (Software on DVD)

Upgrades

 

IndustrialDataBridge V7.x to V7.5 (Software for download)

IndustrialDataBridge V7.x to V7.5 (Software on DVD)

IDB tags

 

300 tags countable (License Key for download)

1000 tags countable (License Key for download)

3000 tags countable (License Key for download)

300 tags countable (License Key on USB stick)

1000 tags countable (License Key on USB stick)

3000 tags countable (License Key on USB stick)

SIMATIC WinCC WebUX - Mobile SCADA via the World Wide Web (WWW)

Optional for WinCC V7 and WinCC Professional (TIA Portal)

 

WinCC/WebUX was developed for use on smartphones, tablets, PCs and other mobile devices that support an HTML 5 capable browser. No installation on the client end is required for using WebUX.,

This flexible access to process and plant data expands the control center that is the standard today; it also gives users the option to purely monitor or operate depending on the area of application.
Individual access to production data gives users

  • fast

  • cost-effective

  • target-specific

information on all relevant data of a plant.

Benefits

  • Mobile operator control and monitoring worldwide with all commercially available mobile devices, free selection of devices and browsers

  • Worldwide, flexible online access around the clock, 365 days a year

  • Secure communication over HTTPS und SSL certificates

  • Integrated user administration with user-specific access authorizations for monitoring (Monitor client) or operating (Operate client)

  • No installation or maintenance of the terminal devices (clients)

  • Short time to market because time-consuming additional configuration is not necessary

  • Consistent look and feel

  • No entry costs since a Monitoring client is included in the WinCC basic package

  • The WinCC server version and version of the mobile clients do not have to be the same

Design and functions

WinCC WebUX can be used independent of the industry, for example, in Service for acknowledging alarm messages, in Quality Assurance for monitoring important production data, or in Management for viewing key production figures whenever required.
WinCC WebUX thus meets the constantly growing demands by users to monitor processes remotely over the Internet or intranet and be able to intervene, if necessary.
The WinCC WebUX option is supplied with the WinCC basic system. No additional installation is required on the client devices, because the option is a pure browser application.
WinCC WebUX provides a secure solution for mobile operator control and monitoring of the automation system independent of device and browser.
The WinCC WebUX and WinCC WebNavigator options complement one other and can be used at the same time.

Licensing

  • A (server-based) license is required to use the WebNavigator server. This is a graduated license based on the number of simultaneous Web access operations and can be incremented at any time.

  • We distinguish between Monitor and Operate clients for licensing purposes.

  • Flexible number of clients thanks to additive (countable) licenses (floating client)

  • The WinCC WebUX and WinCC WebNavigator licenses can be combined, if necessary

  • The WinCC server version and version of the mobile clients do not have to be the same

  • One free Monitor client in the WinCC system

Software and licenses

Article No.

WinCC WebUX Monitor Client

 

1 Monitor Client countable (License Key for download)

3 Monitor Clients countable (License Key for download)

10 Monitor Clients countable (License Key for download)

30 Monitor Client countable (License Key for download)

100 Monitor Clients countable (License Key for download)

1 Monitor Client countable (License Key on USB stick)

3 Monitor Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

10 Monitor Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

30 Monitor Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

100 Monitor Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

Wincc WebUX Operate Client

 

1 Operate Client countable (License Key for download)

3 Operate Clients countable (License Key for download)

10 Operate Clients countable (License Key for download)

30 Operate Clients countable (License Key for download)

100 Operate Clients countable (License Key for download)

1 Operate Client countable (License Key on USB stick)

3 Operate Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

10 Operate Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

30 Operate Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

100 Operate Clients countable (License Key on USB stick)

Downloads & Support

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Support Services

Within the framework of Online and Technical Support, Siemens Industry offers a wide range of services. Online Support, Technical Support, Application Support and Managed System Services.

Spare Parts Services 

Siemens Industry's spare parts services are available worldwide and provide smooth and fast supply of spare parts – and thus optimal plant availability.

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