Connect to OSIsoft PI

Stream data to PI System using the PI Web API

DataHub External Historian - OSISoft PI diagram

Use the DataHub’s External Historian feature to feed real-time data to the OSIsoft PI System, using the  PI Web API, a RESTful interface.

You can

  • Collect data at high speeds (20,000 writes/sec) to PI System with millisecond time resolution.
  • Source data from any of these DataHub features:
  • Tunnel data across a network (when combined with Tunneller feature)
    • Send historical data across a network.
    • Stream securely through proxy servers and DMZs.
    • Built-in store-and-forwarding.
    • No VPNs, no open Inbound firewall ports.

Unique Advantages

Single source of truth

  • Record and leverage big data.
  • Measure process efficiency through statistical analysis.
  • Link to ERP systems for business analysis.
  • Justify future investment based on hard data.

Process optimization

  • Improve process control and operations.
  • Continuously upgrade product quality.
  • Compare past and present operations.

Troubleshooting and predictive analytics

  • Improve predictive maintenance.
  • Enhance anomaly detection for unplanned downtime.
  • Analyze the root causes of problems.

Comprehensive benefits

  • Monitor power and energy consumption and waste.
  • Verify legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Track and trace serialization.
  • Improve inventory management.

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