1. What are the typical IT-side applications that the uOPC PubSub Bridge can connect to?
Any of the applications or platforms that support connectivity with MQTT or AMQP brokers can be supported. These could be,
- ERP/MES Applications
- SCADA/HMI Applications
- IIoT Platforms
- Cloud Applications
2. Can the uOPC PubSub Bridge be integrated with a Host Application?
Yes, this is well-adopted use case and our OEM customers have integrated the product with the Host Frameworks such as Analytics Platforms, Edge Platforms, etc. The uOPC PubSub Bridge serves different roles in such cases, with the primary being a Protocol Bridge for OT Assets connectivity.
3. What happens in case of network dropouts or disconnections between IT & OT Networks?
The uOPC PubSub Bridge is equipped with Store-And-Forward feature. This ensures that the data is stored in the Brokers until the connection is re-established and applications are available to ingest the data. This unique feature ensure high-data availability and loss-less data transmission. However, the memory constraints defines the limit to the data being stored in the Brokers