Do I have to buy CSWorks?
The CSWorks framework is free to try and use for deployments with up to 999
tags, 9 historical data points, 9 alarms, and one web client. Larger
deployments require a CSWorks commercial license. Commercial licenses do not expire.
Please contact us for details about purchasing a license.
If you are considering CSWorks for your solution, be aware that the installation
- Does not include a production-grade SQL database engine. To store production
alarming and historical data, you can use an SQL database engine of your choice.
- Does not include OPC servers that can be used in production. Before purchasing
CSWorks, ensure that you have a live data access plan for your deployment.
The CSWorks framework includes a complete server infrastructure for alarming and
historical data. If you are planning to use an SQL database of your choice to perform
offline data analysis only, then you do not need to buy the CSWorks Alarm Summary
or Trend Control. Otherwise, you might consider purchasing these components
The CSWorks installation package includes Silverlight Alarm Summary and Trend control
demo versions, which are 100% functional, but have a "Demo" tag on them. To use
the controls in a production environment, you have to purchase commercial versions
from us. With the commercial versions, you are entitled to free upgrades for one
How much does CSWorks cost?
Prices of CSWorks framework licenses and of additional CSWorks components depend
on the size of the deployment. We will be glad to send you a quote. All we need
are the following details about your deployment:
- number of I/O tags
- number of historical data points
- number of alarms
- number of web clients running simultaneously
- whether you need the CSWorks Alarm Summary or Trend Control
To request a quote now, email us or
fill out the
quote request form.
What about discounts?
We will be happy to discuss price reductions if you are:
- A system integrator
- Upgrading to a larger deployment
- Recommending CSWorks to friends or colleagues
- can help us improve CSWorks
To find out how you qualify, please email
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