Ethernet Control Technology

Megatrends

Industrial Ethernet Technologies

The emergence of Industrial Ethernet as the backbone for automation, control and corporate networks has solidified its position as a key technology driving digital transformation, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0.

Networking Megatrends in 2021

As we head into 2021, a series of automation and control megatrends are in a position to make “outsized” impacts on smart manufacturing and factory automation. Industrial innovation and standards development as they move towards the mainstream.

Ethernet trends in the Industrial IoT environment

Learn how machine builders and machine users are improving productivity and more. The emergence and continually increasing utility of Ethernet connectivity is opening up new opportunities.

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Industrial network infrastructures

Industrial network infrastructure helps optimize performance

Industrial network infrastructure is a valuable business asset. Investments in legacy networks require a clear migration path to optimize return on assets while not missing out on performance enhancements.

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Industrial Control Systems & Security

Industrial Control Systems: CIP Security and IEC 62443-4-2

CIP Security meets a significant number of IEC 62443-4-2 requirements and implements robust and ubiquitous security technologies to achieve protection of the control system device.

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PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN Infrastructure

PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN Infrastructure

Two key challenges need to be addressed when building a stable PROFINET application over a WLAN infrastructure.

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Security

Securing network devices with the IEC 62443-4-2 standard

As devices are being constantly added to networks, device security is of paramount concern to asset owners.

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IIoT applications

Time synchronization to improve determinism and response time

Synchronizing I/O tasks with application execution can result in improved application response times.

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