SOURCE: Kepware


February 07, 2012 10:00 ET

Kepware Technologies Wins "Engineers' Choice Award" for KEPServerEX 5.7

Chosen for Technology Advances, Market Impact and Service to Industry

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2012) - Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that its KEPServerEX 5.7 product has won the Software Application category of Control Engineering Magazine's 25th Annual "Engineers' Choice Awards." Previous versions of KEPServerEX won in two prior years.

The awards highlight the best new control, instrumentation, and automation products as chosen by Control Engineering's more than 86,000 print and online subscribers. Winners are selected based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact. This year's entries represented more than 100 product nominations from 65 companies.

"Innovative solutions such as KEPServerEX 5.7 make manufacturing and other control engineering applications more efficient through smart applications of technologies. Continuous improvements among leading technology providers ensure that manufacturers, machine builders and automation system integrators can achieve the levels of ability, efficiency and effectiveness necessary to compete -- and win -- in today's global economy," said Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering Content Manager.

KEPServerEX 5.7 is a flexible and scalable solution for connecting, managing, monitoring, and controlling diverse automation devices and software applications. It manages communications through a robust platform that supports an array of open standards, propriety communication protocols, APIs, and various automation systems' interfaces, improving operations and decision-making for all levels of an organization.

"The KEPServerEX 5.7 platform gives us the ability to continually create new connectivity and advanced plug-in options, while ensuring the high level of quality and flexibility our customers expect from us," said Tony Paine, Kepware President and CEO. "We constantly focus on the usability of our products to guarantee an exceptional user experience. We're honored that readers of Control Engineering have recognized Kepware for these achievements for three consecutive years and continue to endorse KEPServerEX as one of the best technologies in our class."

Award winners will be recognized at a special dinner scheduled for March 26 in Chicago.

About Kepware Technologies

Kepware Technologies develops a wide range of communication and interoperability software solutions for the Automation industry. Our solutions allow you to connect disparate software and hardware systems, providing applications with quality, ease of use, and high performance. Furthermore, our in-depth experience with software design, development, support, and maintenance allows us to provide high-performance communications software without sacrificing quality and ease of use. For more information visit:

About Control Engineering

Control Engineering ( is the leader in connecting the global industrial engineering audience through the coverage of and education about automation, control and instrumentation technologies in a regionally focused, actionable manner through online and print media and in-person events.

Contact Information

  • Kepware Contact:
    Shawn McDonald
    Marketing Communications
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    207-775-1660 x233

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