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Kepware (PTC)

Kepware Technologies, established in 1995, is a software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware develops software solutions for the Industrial Automation Industry that help bridge the communication gap between diverse hardware and software applications. Their products enable informed decision-making from the shop floor to the top floor by providing consistent, reliable data across the enterprise. Kepware only delivers industrial-strength solutions that are designed, tested, and certified to meet the demands of industrial automation applications. They will not release a product until it has successfully passed all stages of our rigorous quality control process. They build, sell, and support the global market from our Portland, Maine headquarters to ensure the highest-quality output.

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  • SNAPSHOT
  • United States
    1995
    Private
    NASDAQ: PTC
    $10-100m
    201 - 1,000
    Open website
    PTC
  • TECHNOLOGY STACK
  • Kepware (PTC)’s Tech Stack maps Kepware (PTC)’s participation in the IoT tech stack.
    • Application Layer
    • Functional Applications

    • Cloud Layer
    • Platform as a Service
      Infrastructure as a Service

    • Edge Layer
    • Automation & Control
      Processors & Edge Intelligence
      Actuators
      Sensors

    • Devices Layer
    • Robots
      Drones
      Wearables
    • Supporting
      Technologies
    • Analytics & Modeling
      Application Infrastructure & Middleware
      Cybersecurity & Privacy
      Networks & Connectivity
    Technological Capability
    None
    Minor
    Moderate
    Strong
  • IOT SNAPSHOT
  • Kepware (PTC)’s IoT Snapshot maps the range and focus areas of Kepware (PTC)’s IoT business across Technologies, Use Cases, Industries, and Services. Only categories with active products will be shown. Missing categories indicate that there is no activity in those areas.
    Technologies
    Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    Application Development Platforms
    Connectivity Platforms
    Device Management Platforms
    Application Infrastructure & Middleware
    Data Exchange & Integration
    Middleware, SDKs & Libraries
    Industries
    Oil & Gas
    Utilities
    Services
    Training
  • IOT SOLUTIONS
  • The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is an evolution of existing technologies that enables end users to improve processes, drive productivity, and maintain an edge in our increasingly competitive global economy. The IIoT requires technology that can solve the Interoperability challenges of device connectivity by reliably and securely delivering data across the public domain at a much larger scale than previously thought possible. Interoperability is currently the greatest challenge facing the Internet of Things (IoT), and may be the missing link to implementing and realizing the value of many IIoT deployments. Kepware’s industry-leading communications platform, KEPServerEX, delivers the most complete solution for device-to-cloud Interoperability. KEPServerEX provides a single integrated platform for collecting, aggregating, and providing secure access to your industrial operations data. KEPServerEX is evolving with the IIoT to support platform independence and new methods of data access—including support for web-based technologies and publish/subscribe messaging protocols. Kepware is developing these solutions to help the IIoT deliver on its promise of improved operational efficiency through applications like preventative maintenance, energy monitoring, product lifecycle insights, and global production Tracking.

  • KEY CUSTOMERS
  • Faurecia, Pantera Energy Company, ABB, Molex, Cascades Tissue Group, Repete Corporation, iQuest, Cirrus Tech, SIGIT, ZPI, SeVein Water Association, DST Controls, City of Orlando, Linamar, Failsafe Controls, Arizona State University

  • CASE STUDIES
  • Kepware (PTC): ABB Integrates Kepware Communication Platform for Well Sites
    One of the biggest technical challenges ABB faced with this project was automating the collection of well data. The project called for between 1,000 and 1,500 well sites to come online in 2014, and beyond 6,000 by 2030, over an area of more than 4,500 km². Each of these wells have between 50 and 70 data points being scanned on a 30-second cycle time. With several new wells being introduced every day, ABB needed to be able to bring them on and off line in a highly streamlined and efficient manner; furthermore, the method of configuring them needed to be simple, fast, and very reliable. It also needed to be able to reliably retrieve vast amounts of data from distant locations. All this meant that the automation of data collection was a huge undertaking, since the project infrastructure was immense and constantly in flux. To handle these requirements, ABB needed an automated communications platform that was highly reliable and that could easily scale and communicate massive amounts of data back for visualization and long-term storage in an enterprise historian.
    Kepware (PTC): IoT Gateway Enables Faurecia to Improve Traceability for Customers
    While Faurecia has a long track record of providing its customers with exemplary products, the increasing need to provide customers traceability for the parts it was producing motivated the company to further support these efforts. The large automotive OEMs expected Faurecia to be able to both track the process of operations and production and to make that information available on demand. For example, customers wanted to know which airbags were added to which cars, as well as detailed data characteristics about how each airbag was installed, including torque and angle of installation.
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  • MEMBERSHIP
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  • FUNCTIONS
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