Introduction

UA Office Link is a suite of software modules connecting on-premise data sources and data sinks in real-time, with optional Cloud connectivity planned. The following sections introduce the main parts of the software suite.

The Microsoft Windows desktop applications and Windows services transfer data from and to connector modules with optional data transformation through processors.

Connectors

Available connectors include:

OPC UA is the standard interface for industrial data exchange. Supported ODBC databases include Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Access and others.

The following connectors are planned but not yet available:

  • Microsoft Excel Connector for Excel Online and Excel on iPad/iPhone
  • Cloud Connector, connecting to the UA Office Link Cloud Service

Processors

Available processors include:

The following processors are planned but not yet available:

  • Formula processor to perform free-form calculations on tag values

Tools

Further, these tools are available to work in conjunction with UA Office Link:

Document Structure

This documentation first introduces the UA Office Link main application including installation, concepts and key configuration tasks. This is followed by separate sections for each available connector or processor module that integrates as a plugin into the main application.

Later sections consider aspects of the UA Office Link Cloud Service and how it integrates with other software modules.

Support and Feedback

If you have any requirements for specific connectors or processors then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact support@ris.co.nz.