Upgrades from SIMATIC PCS 7 V7.1/V8.0 to V8.1 Siemens


You can learn here about the upgrade packages that are available for upgrading SIMATIC PCS 7 V7.1/V8.0 to V8.1, and the system components that are involved in the various upgrade packages.

The upgrades are divided into:

  • Upgrades for Engineering System including Advanced Engineering
  • Upgrades for Operator System including OpenPCS 7 and Web Option for OS
  • Upgrades for Process Historian and Information Server
  • Upgrades for Maintenance Station
  • Upgrades for SIMATIC BATCH
  • Upgrades for SIMATIC Route Control

Products outside the SIMATIC PCS 7 range

Upgrades for products from the range of Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) but which do not directly belong to the product range of SIMATIC PCS 7 and are therefore subject to their own version cycle are summarized in a separate Section "Updates/asynchronous upgrades for the PCS 7 version". These include, for example:

  • Software for Safety Integrated for Process Automation
  • S7-PLCSIM simulation software
  • Industrial Ethernet communication software for CP

Information is also provided there on the relationship between the various product versions and the SIMATIC PCS 7 versions.