Device Integration

Everyone is talking about connecting the enterprise. Wonderware has been doing it for more than 28 years, and we continue to define the leading edge of enterprise connectivity. The Wonderware Device Integration strategy links virtually every plant information device and source, easily and very cost-effectively. It expands the connectivity spectrum from the data layer to the business and ERP layers, providing raw content for the most advanced industry-wide, global, IoT and Cloud-ready communications.

Integrating a wide spectrum of different devices and systems with supervisory HMI and historized data storage has never been easier. And because Wonderware Device Integration is hardware independent, you enjoy a common interface for configuring, deploying and managing connectivity.

Supported Device Brands:

  • Allen-Bradley / Rockwell
  • Automation Direct
  • BACnet
  • Beckhoff
  • CoDeSys (Bosch, 3S, Eaton, WAGO)
  • GE
  • Mitsubishi
  • Modbus
  • Omron
  • Opto 22
  • OPC UA
  • Siemens

In addition to the standard device integration set provided with Wonderware software, we offer and recommend both Matrikon and Kepware device integration servers.

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Device Integration


System Platform security extends to the data level, so reads and writes to devices and external systems do not have to be customized using scripts.

Ease of Use

Thanks to Wonderware’s Microsoft® Management Console DAServer Manager, DAServers can be activated, deactivated, configured and monitored locally or from remote nodes.


DAServers are designed for the future. Their unique architecture allows for the easy integration of new client protocols as they emerge.

Built-in Diagnostics

DAServers increase the availability of built-in system diagnostics, for prompt troubleshooting and optimization.

Support For OPC UA

Wonderware’s System Platform product family, enabled by ArchestrA™ objects, provides native client connectivity to OPC UA Servers.

Increase Throughput

Parallel independent processing of I/O by each individual driver instance results in higher overall throughput per driver and per node.

Maximize Communication Uptime

Reduce impact of configuration changes that require driver restarts to a single instance, thus allowing other drivers to continue to run unaffected.

Eliminate Single Points of Failure

Running multiple instances of the same node isolates any potential problems that may affect one driver instance to just that instance.

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A common platform for a common user experience

Having a single common platform for all your connectivity needs simplifies configuration, establishes standards, accelerates implementation, minimizes maintenance and expands your capabilities. Welcome to the world of Wonderware where connectivity is fast, easy, flexible, secure, and highly available Wonderware fully embraces the openness of OPC UA technology, exposing data from products as an OPC UA Client and provides the means to connect to any third party OPC UA Server.

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Hardware independence maximizes flexibility

Rather than designing connectivity around just one vendor line of PLCs or devices like many major HMI brands, Wonderware Device Integration software is hardware independent, so you have the flexibility to connect to any device or PLC with a uniform, intuitive interface efficiently and hassle free.

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Best in class

Seamless configuration and integration to the world’s most popular HMI (Wonderware InTouch) and Wonderware System Platform — ensure you make the most of your data, transforming it into timely, actionable insight and control.

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Drag and drop connectivity for pre-validation

Integration with Wonderware System Platform enables drag-and-drop association of objects to field device references based on manufacturer naming conventions prior to deployment. This powerful feature drastically reduces engineering time and frustration, enables live pre-validation of connectivity and improves connectivity accuracy. All major brands of industrial controllers are supported.

Choose from a myriad of connectors and communication servers for control devices, applications and systems. Connect automation devices, control systems, HMI systems, historians, relational databases, quality and maintenance systems, enterprise business systems and manufacturing execution systems (MES). Wonderware Device Integration strategy provides data integration capabilities and communications security needed to tie all of your silos of automation together.

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Auto-Build support for ABCIP Operations Integration Server

The Auto-Build capability helps improve engineering efficiency by reading the structure of a PLC program and automatically building the Application Server templates and instances based on the PLC schema. This can result in faster time-to-runtime and better integration between Wonderware System Platform and PLCs.

Operations Integration Gateway

The Operations Integration (OI) Gateway acts as a communications protocol converter. It can be used to link clients and data sources that communicate using different protocols. The Wonderware OI Gateway has been enhanced to act as an OPC UA Client; this enables stand-alone support for InTouch, Historian, Batch Management or any OPC/DDE/SuiteLink compliant software that requires connectivity to OPC-UA Servers. Wonderware OI Gateway also supports MQTT protocol, making device configuration and integration and interoperability easier than ever.

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Site-based licensing for centralized license management

The Operations Integration (OI) Core supports activation-based licensing as well as the traditional licensing. Our OI Servers support site-based licensing, which allows you to manage products at a centralized location rather than managing each product individually.

Small application support

Operations Integration (OI) Core comes with a free 32-tag tiny application support to facilitate greater adoption and integration of IoT applications for edge devices. This enables integration with small applications in edge sites and the ability to connect to Wonderware Online or Wonderware System Platform without requiring an OI Server license.

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Support multiple versions

Wonderware Operations Integration (OI) Servers provide single node side-by-side upgrade capability, which allows users to continue running the previous driver version while adding a new version of the same driver protocol. This unique capability allows continued growth without disruptions and enables coexistence with legacy DAServers or DI.

Device Integration Protocol List

General Protocols

  • OPC-UA Client
  • MQTT Subscriber/Publisher (IoT Connectivity)
  • Wonderware Suitelink
  • DDE/FastDDE


  • PLC5/20E through PLC5/80E PLCs
  • SLC5/05 PLC
  • Ethernet Interface 5820-EI module
  • Data Highway Plus (DH+)
  • Data Highway 485 (DH485)
  • ControlNet
  • DeviceNet
  • Ethernet
  • ControlLogix Controllers
  • GuardLogix Controllers
  • SoftLogix 5800 Controllers
  • CompactLogix Controllers
  • FlexLogix Controllers
  • MicroLogix Controllers
  • PLC-5 Controllers
  • SLC500 Controllers

Automation Direct

  • Productivity Series Controllers 2000 & 3000
  • Controllers Do-More H2 Series
  • DirectNet
  • DirectLOGIC DL05 and DL06 PLCs, with H0-ECOM or H0-ECOM100 Ethernet module
  • DirectLOGIC DL205 Family (DL240/DL250-1 and DL260 CPUs), with H2-ECOM or H2-ECOM100 Ethernet module


  • Controllers that support the BacNET protocol

Beckhoff - TWINCAT

The OI Server uses the ADS Library for communication and should support any TCP/IP Ethernet Beckhoff device compatible with the ADS Library version you install. The following devices were used in the conformance tests:

  • ADS Library: TC1000:TC3 Beckhoff TwinCAT PLC/IO on Windows XP/7/8 CX1000 and CX1020 with Windows Embedded Compact 5.0 and 6.0 PLC BC9000, BX9000 and CP66xx with Windows Embedded Compact 5.0 for ARMV4i processor.
  • The TC1000:TC3 Library should also be compatible with CX1010, CX1020, CX1030, CX2000, CX5000, CX5100, CX8000, and CX9000 and any other device hosting the TwinCAT runtime 2 and 3.

If you are unsure if your specific device is supported, please contact your Beckhoff support and confirm your device compatibility with the ADS Library.


  • Series 90-30
  • Series 90-70
  • Series 90 Micro
  • VersaMax
  • VersaMax Micro
  • PACSystems RX3i
  • PAC Systems RX7i

Mitsubishi - MELSEC



  • TSX Quantum
    • 140 CPU 21304 Controller
    • 140 NOE 77100 Ethernet TCP/IP
    • 140 NOE 21100 Ethernet TCP/IP
  • Compact 984 (RS232)
    • PC-A984-145
    • PC-E984-265
  • Generic Modbus
  • TSX Momentum
    • 170 ENT 11001 Ethernet TCP/IP
  • TSX Momentum (RS232)
    • 171 CCC 980 20 Ethernet TCP/IP
  • TSX Momentum (RS485)
    • 171 CCC 980 20 Ethernet TCP/IP
  • NR&D Bridge
    • Pen-T Ethernet-to-Serial Bridge
  • TSX Premium
    • TSX P57 402 Controller
    • TSX P57 4823 Controller
    • TSX ETY 110 EtherNet TCP/IP
  • Modicon Micro (RS232)
    • 110 CPU 311 01
  • Modbus Bridge
    • 174CEV30010
    • 174CEV30020


Supports the Omron PLCs on a FINS network:

  • CJ1 Series
  • CJ2 Series
  • CS1 Series
  • CP1 Series
  • CV Series
  • CVM1 and CVM1D Series

Opto22 - OPTOMMP

  • SNAP PAC Controllers


  • TCP/IP with RFC1006
  • MPI
  • H1 Industrial Ethernet
  • Siemens S7-200/300/400/1200/1500


  • SNMP v1
  • SNMP v2c
  • Functionality for GET and SET operations – Receive Traps

Texas Instruments - TI500

  • Control Technology Inc. – CTI2500
  • Controllers – TI545 / 565 / 575


  • Codesys based protocols based on CODESYS version 2.x, 3.x

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