Web Server

Display your data on the web

The Cogent DataHub comes with its own web server, which provides support for four different web technologies, including AJAX, ASP, and the Microsoft Silverlight platform that powers WebView, which makes it possible to deliver stunning graphics and performance all from within a standard web browser.

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DataHub Web Server – server-side benefits

  • Completely built into the DataHub, no need for IIS or any other web server.
  • Full access to all DataHub data, in real time.
  • Point and click configuration makes installation quick and easy.
  • No server side programming is required for DDE and OPC data sources.
  • The DataHub also connects to TCP/IP, ODBC and text file sources of data.
  • ASP example code and free Java applets are provided.
  • Web sites can be password protected and data connections secured using SSL.
  • There are effectively no limits on the number of data points.

DataHub Web Server – browser-side benefits

  • No ActiveX objects or special plug-ins to download.
  • Supports ASP for producing sophisticated web reports.
  • Supports AJAX to display live data in standard web browsers, hand-held devices and mobile phones.
  • Fully bi-directional data flow, so you can read and write data in the web page.

More information

The Web Server is included in any WebView license pack or add-on license, and can also be added to any other license pack.

Product Code Features
DataHub Web Server ADDWEB Web Server