Allen-Bradley Suite

Licensing starts at $485.00
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Product Overview

The Allen-Bradley Suite for KEPServerEX is a collection of Allen-Bradley drivers that have been bundled together for users’ convenience. It supports multiple protocol networks, seamlessly connecting a wide range of Allen-Bradley PLC and motion controllers to HMI/SCADA, MES/Historian, ERP, IoT, and custom OPC client applications—enabling Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things.

The Allen-Bradley Suite is especially helpful for users in the Manufacturing Industry, where various Allen-Bradley products are often used in the process, assembly, robotics, packaging, and material handling phases of the manufacturing process.

Kepware maintains a longstanding relationship with Rockwell Automation. This ensures that KEPServerEX drivers remain compatible with legacy, current, and future Allen-Bradley equipment—as well as new firmware versions. As part of Rockwell Automation’s PartnerNetwork Encompass Program, Kepware has a reputation for delivering products that provide the highest level of connectivity to the Rockwell Automation architecture.



  • Multithreaded architecture capable of connecting thousands of channels and devices and millions of tags (1024 channels, 1024 devices per channel, and an unlimited number of tags per device in a single server install)
  • Advanced performance and communication optimization through the support of Symbol Instance Addressing, a CIP message size of up to 4000 bytes, parallel device connections, CIP multi-request packets, array reads, and physical and symbolic protocol modes
  • Solicited and unsolicited communications for flexible system designs
  • Real-time Automatic Tag Generation from an online Logix controller for easy data discovery and integration
  • Logix device routing for access to devices on ControlNet, DH+, EtherNet/IP, and other brokered network topologies
  • Extensive error handing
  • Rich device communication and server diagnostics

Available Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese

Supported Devices

  • Allen-Bradley Logix Family: ControlLogix, CompactLogix, MicroLogix, FlexLogix, and SoftLogix
  • Allen-Bradley Micro 800 Series
  • Allen-Bradley PLC5 and SLC
  • Allen-Bradley ENI modules for Logix, PLC5 and SLC
  • Smart, Micro, and Hardbook SoftPLC
  • For ControlLogix Unsolicited: ControlLogix devices using CIP Data Table Writes
  • For Unsolicited Ethernet: Allen-Bradley PLCs programmed to send PLC-2 type commands

Note: Unlisted devices may be supported. For a complete listing, please contact Kepware.

Supported Protocols

  • EtherNet/IP
  • DF1 Full and Half Duplex
  • DH+ and DH485
  • ControlNet via Logix Routing
  • Ethernet Encapsulation for Serial RS-232 protocols

What Is a Suite?

KEPServerEX is more than an OPC server—it's a connectivity platform for industrial automation and IoT. Simply download KEPServerEX, and then select from Kepware's library of more than 150 device drivers, client drivers, and advanced plug-ins to fit the communication requirements unique to your industrial control system.

A suite is a collection of drivers and advanced plug-ins for KEPServerEX. These products have been bundled into suites by vertical industry, device manufacturer, or industrial application for the convenience of our customers.

Additional suites can be licensed on demand as connectivity needs evolve.