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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 102951103, Entry date: 09/30/2014

SIMATIC InformationServer 2014 Released for Delivery

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The SIMATIC Information Server 2014 is herewith released for delivery. Please bear in mind that if used together with SIMATIC Process Historian, the SIMATIC Information Server 2014 requires SIMATIC Process Historian 2014 as basis.


1. SIMATIC InformationServer 2014

The Information Server 2014 is an open web-based Reporting System for interactive reports. Reports can be used in the Internet Explorer, Excel, Word or PowerPoint, as well as for Adobe reader (PDF). The SIMATIC Information Server has access to archived process values and alarms and can also be employed in conjunction with WinCC / PCS7 OS as well as with the ProcessHistorian.

With the Internet Explorer you can access the web application of the Information Server. In addition to the generation of reports, you can also use the web interface for managing the Information Server. The contents of the reports are represented in graphical and tabular form. The SIMATIC Information Server 2014 can be installed together with WinCC, with the ProcessHistorian, or on a separate PC. Standard PC users can create individual reports with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. For customer-specific and complex reports you can use the freely available Microsoft Report Designer software.  

2. Overview of the most important functions

  • Access to archived process values and alarms from:
    • WinCC 7.0 SP3 UD 6, WinCC 7.2 UD4 and 7.3 SecondEdition UD1
    • PCS7 V8.0 SP1, V8.0 SP2 and V8.1
    • ProcessHistorian 2014
  • Innovated user interface
  • Performance increase due to automatic aggregation
  • Web-based creation and preparation of reports
  • Utilization of the standard tools MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint for individual report templates
  • Report system based on the MS Reporting Services for more complex custom-made report templates
  • Can be used by HTML5-capable Tablet PCs with more than 10.5 inch
  • Automatic cyclical and event-based report generation (PDF, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Central filing as well as automatic dispatching of the generated reports via e-mail
  • Data security due to access protection and user administration

3. Operating systems, MS Office versions and Internet Explorer

  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition (32-Bit)
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 Standard Edition (64-Bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (32-Bit / 64-Bit) Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate 
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • The browsers used must be HTML-capable
    • Internet Explorer from version 11.0
    • Mozilla Firefox (current version)
    • Google Chrome (current version)
  • Office add-ins for Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint  and Word for the following 32-Bit Office versions: 2007 SP2, 2010 Sp1 and 2013.

4. Ordering Data 

All packages for the Information Server 2014 are available as software and as license download (OSD). For more information on our Online Software Delivery scheme please use the link: http://w3.siemens.com/mcms/topics/en/simatic/online-software-delivery/Pages/default.aspx

Product name Article No. OSD  Article No.
SIMATIC Information Server 2014  "Basic Package"

- InformationServer

- InformationServer - Client Access (3)

- InformationServer - Datasource Access (1)

6AV6361-2AA01-4AA0 6AV6361-2AA01-4AH0
InformationServer - Client Access (1) 6AV6361-2BD00-0AD0 6AV6361-2BD00-0AJ0
InformationServer - Client Access (3) 6AV6361-2BE00-0AD0 6AV6361-2BE00-0AJ0
InformationServer - Client Access (5) 6AV6361-2BF00-0AD0 6AV6361-2BF00-0AJ0
InformationServer - Client Access (10) 6AV6361-2BG00-0AD0 6AV6361-2BG00-0AJ0
InformationServer – Datasource Access (1) 6AV6361-2CD00-0AD0 6AV6361-2CD00-0AJ0
Information Server - Datasource Access (3) 6AV6361-2CE00-0AD0 6AV6361-2CE00-0AJ0
Upgrade Information Server 2013 to Information Server 2014 6AV6361-2AA01-4AE0 6AV6361-2AA01-4AK0


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