DataHub UA Tunneller

Access your OPC UA data without exposing your network.

With the Cogent DataHub UA Tunneller you can access your remote plant data using OPC UA, without exposing your plant systems.  In addition, the DataHub supports HTTP CONNECT and basic proxy authentication, so IT no longer needs to change their security policies to fit OT requirements

DataHub UA Tunneler diagram
What it does
  • Better, more flexible UA Tunnel client enables secure connections to bridge between OT and IT networks.
  • Protects the systems in the OT network from the outside world.
  • Connects to SkkyHub cloud service and embedded devices for Industrie 4.0 and IIoT applications.
  • Eliminates VPNs.
  • Eliminates inbound firewall ports into operations network.
  • Reduces network bandwidth by sharing a single network connection among multiple clients.
  • Allows you to configure all access to remote data as read only.
  • Can traverse both forward and reverse proxies.
  • Secure, outbound-only connections to SkkyHub, while requiring no open firewall ports.
Standard features
  • OPC UA Support – connect to OPC UA servers and clients.
  • Data Aggregation – merge data from multiple sources into a common data set.
  • Tunnel/Mirror – secure networking of OPC data without DCOM problems.
  • QuickTrend – view live, real-time trends for selected data.
  • Scripting – program custom solutions to meet your specific needs.
  • Security – control access and set permissions for users and groups.
Popular add-on features
  • WebView – build and display private cloud-based web pages.
  • Data Bridging – connect two or more data sources to share data in real time.
  • OPC DA support – connect to OPC DA servers and clients.
  • OPC A&E – connect to OPC A&E servers and clients.
  • Modbus – connect to Modbus TCP slave devices.
  • Database Write – write data to any ODBC database.
  • Database Read – read data from any ODBC database.

Other add-on features for the DataHub UA Tunneller include DDE/Excel Support for connecting to Excel spreadsheets and other DDE servers, Email/SMS Notification to receive an email or SMS message based on data changes, Data Historian to store and retrieve large volumes of data at high speeds, Data Redundancy to do hot standby switching between identical data sources, and Camera to stream live video or images of your system.