WebAccess+ Software and Solutions WebAccess Software Introduction The recent emergence of the Internet of the Things (IoT) and its surround technology eco-system promises significant future business opportunities until the year 2025. With more and more investment going into developing integrated IoT applications and cloud services, software has become the crucial factor for success in the IoT era. As one of its core IoT solutions, Advantech's WebAccess offers not only a human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software solution, but also an IoT software framework that serves as a software platform for IoT and cloud applications. With Advantech WebAccess, a comprehensive browser-based IoT application software, users can easily monitor and manage projects via a web browser. For the IoT device layer, Advantech WebAccess supports multiple protocols and drivers for connecting up to 350 controllers and devices, making WebAccess a flexible and suitable software platform for all I-IoT applications and projects. Additionally, WebAccess provides a foundation for IoT data collection and management with its open architecture and open interfaces, which facilitate the development of various vertical applications. To satisfy demands for industrial IoT (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 services, a variety of cloud-specific features, such as plug-and-play device configuration, cloud-based dashboards, and big data connectivity, are included in the WebAccess Cloud software package in an effort to provide an easy tool for connecting IoT devices and conducting big data analysis and predictive maintenance. WebAccess Architecture Chapter 1 Table of Contents Table of Contents