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SAP Plant Connectivity (SAP PCo)

Shop floor connectivity

Shop floor connection via OPC

SAP Plant Connectivity (PCo) provides a comprehensive communication infrastructure to connect the production level with SAP Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and SAP ERP in terms of information technology. SAP PCo is characterized by high flexibility and can be configured quickly and easily because it is based on standardized communication interfaces. PCo is built on the Microsoft .NET Framework and uses web service technology. SAP PCo is configured via the Plant Connectivity Management Console client application.

Scope of functions

SAP PCo consists of the following elements:
  • Source system
  • Target system
  • Agent instance
  • Notification
SAP Plant Connectivity provides a buffer mechanism that supports high-speed network-based communication at the machine level. Resources can be controlled in such a way that a business system does not have to be called every time.
SAP PCo-Architektur

PCo elements

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