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Understanding industrial network redundancy

16 July, 2021 by Adam Rickards, Application Engineer, Control Logic

Understanding the application's communication requirements is key to understanding which redundancy protocol is appropriate.


IDEC SX5E-HU085B 8-port unmanaged Ethernet switch

04 June, 2021

The SX5E-HU085B is an 8-port unmanaged industrial Ethernet switch with some managed-switch features.


Continued growth for industrial networks despite pandemic

19 April, 2021

Every year, HMS Networks carries out a study of the industrial network market to analyse the distribution of new connected nodes in factory automation.


Digitisation, digitalisation and digital transformation

12 April, 2021 by Chris Hoey, Bürkert Fluid Control Systems*

Digitisation, digitalisation and digital transformation represent three aspects of the application of digital technology. But what do they mean?


Network infrastructure: your future business foundation – Part 2

06 April, 2021

Taking advantage of performance enhancements from new technologies.


Network infrastructure: your future business foundation — Part 1

22 March, 2021

Correctly planning and managing this vital business asset is crucial to future business success.


Belden's latest HiOS software embeds OPC UA in the switch

11 March, 2021

The upgrade enables Open Platform Communications for factory automation to meet the needs of Industry 4.0.


element14 launches Industry 4.0 e-book

25 January, 2021

The Industry 4.0 Interviews 2020 showcases the opinions of leading global experts on the future of IIoT and Industry 4.0.


Red Lion NT4008 8-port Gigabit Profinet switches

14 January, 2021

The NT4008 series switches are certified to meet Profinet PNIO v2.34 Conformance Class-B standards.


Hirschmann BOBCAT Ethernet switches

18 December, 2020

Hirschmann has expanded the BOBCAT range of Ethernet switches, increasing the available density of ports.


Frequently asked questions about OPC UA over TSN

17 November, 2020 by Stefan Bina, Networking Specialist, B&R Industrial Automation

The benefits to automation of the latest standardisation efforts.


Hirschmann MTS series Ethernet switches

03 September, 2020

The MTS series high-performance Ethernet switches are designed to offer an intelligent and secure IT/OT converged solution.


Twelve common Industrial Ethernet mistakes

01 September, 2020

Most problems that occur in Industrial Ethernet networks come down to twelve basic mistakes.


Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol RocketLinx Ethernet switches

06 July, 2020

The RocketLinx series of managed and unmanaged industrial Ethernet switches are designed to meet both performance and environmental demands.


IEEE approves TSN standard

29 June, 2020

New standard offers the prospect of delivering standard, unmodified real-time industrial Ethernet that meets the requirements of industrial automation.


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