Before you can optimize production, you need to understand where efficiencies can be gained in your plant. To do this, you need a clear view across entire lines and production processes. FactoryTalk® View Site Edition (SE) is a supervisory-level HMI software for monitoring and controlling distributed-server/multi-user applications. It provides a comprehensive and accurate picture of operations, meeting the demands of multiple stakeholders including engineering, maintenance, operations, and production Information Technology (IT).
FactoryTalk View SE provides robust and reliable functionality in a single software package that scales from a stand-alone HMI system to a distributed visualization solution. As our customers have experienced over the past few years, FactoryTalk View SE enables you to take advantage of mobility, virtualization, and other new technologies, meeting HMI challenges in process, batch and discrete applications and delivering critical visibility when and where you need it.
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Technology is an ever-changing landscape - one that evolves so rapidly that it can be hard to keep pace. Exploiting advancements in commercial technology and product investment will help enable you to take advantage of mobility, virtualization, and other new technologies. FactoryTalk® View Site Edition (SE) will help you prepare for changes in your own environment and deliver:
FactoryTalk Site Edition 8.20 adds new features that improve design and runtime user experience, streamline maintenance, and increase mobility and OS support. These new features include:
The computer hardware you choose to install and operate your FactoryTalk® View SE System should be adequately sized for the demands of each component, and meet the following system requirements.
Typically, application servers such as FactoryTalk View SE Server, FactoryTalk Alarms and Events, and RSLinx® Enterprise will need to be sized with faster CPUs and more RAM than operator or engineering workstations. The greater the demand, the more powerful a system you need.
You should also specify a hard drive with enough disk space to provide virtual memory that is at least twice the size of the physical RAM.
Operator Workstation: Intel Core 2 Duo or greater FactoryTalk View SE Client or FactoryTalk View SE Station installed.
Engineering Workstation: Intel Core 2 Duo and greater FactoryTalk View Studio Enterprise, RSLinx Classic, RSLinx Enterprise or Studio5000 installed
Application Server (small system): Intel Core 2 Duo or greater FactoryTalk View SE Server, FactoryTalk View Studio Enterprise, FactoryTalk View Alarms & Events Tag Based Server or RSLinx Enterprise Data Server with FactoryTalk Alarms and Events enabled
Application Server (medium to large system): Quad core Intel Xeon family or greater FactoryTalk View SE Server, FactoryTalk View Studio Enterprise, FactoryTalk View Alarms & Events Tag Based Server or RSLinx Enterprise Data Server with FactoryTalk Alarms and Events enabled.
Operator Workstation: 2 GB or more
Engineering Workstation: 4 GB or more
Application Server (small system): 2 GB or more
Application Server (medium to large system): 4 GB or more
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
Windows Server 2012 Standard
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition
Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 (last supported release)
SQL Server Support:
FactoryTalk ViewPoint Client
The FactoryTalk View Site Edition Server stores HMI project components (for example, graphic displays) and serves these components to clients. The server may also contain a database of tags, perform alarm detection, and manage historical data. RSLinx for FactoryTalk View Site Edition and RSLinx® Enterprise are included with the FactoryTalk View Site Edition Server bundles.
|9701-VWSS025LENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Server 25 Display with RSLinx Bundle|
|9701-VWSS100LENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Server 100 Display with RSLinx|
|9701-VWSS250LENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Server 250 Display with RSLinx Bundle|
|9701-VWSS000LENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Server Unlimited Display with RSLinx|
FactoryTalk View Site Edition Client is software for viewing and interacting with supervisory-level applications. FactoryTalk View Site Edition Client licenses are deployed as dedicated (when installed on the computer hosting the FactoryTalk View Site Edition Client) or floating licenses (when installed on the computer hosting the FactoryTalk Directory).
|9701-VWSCWAENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Client|
|9701-VWSCRAENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition View Client (read only)|
FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station allows stand-alone (non-distributed) applications to run on a single computer. Note: Both RSLinx for FactoryTalk View and RSLinx Enterprise are included with FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station.
|9701-VWSB015AENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station 15 Display|
|9701-VWSB025AENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station 25 Display|
|9701-VWSB100AENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station 100 Display|
|9701-VWSB250AENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station 250 Display|
|9701-VWSB000AENE||FactoryTalk View Site Edition Station Unlimited Display|
FactoryTalk View Studio is configuration software for developing and testing supervisory-level and machine-level Human-Machine Interface (HMI) applications. FactoryTalk View Studio can use dedicated or floating licenses.
|9701-VWSTENE||FactoryTalk View Studio for FactoryTalk View|
KEPServer Enterprise provides serial and Ethernet OPC servers that allow communication between many third-party industrial devices and RSView32, FactoryTalk View Site Edition, and FactoryTalk View Machine Edition. All drivers are supported by Rockwell Software.
|9301-OPCSRVENE||KEPServer Enterprise (for FactoryTalk View Site Edition and RSView32)|
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