Best-in-Class Thinking for Industrial Networks
There are many reasons to choose EtherNet/IP. Primary among them: the platform’s proven reputation for enduring flexibility and high-speed performance – two valuable attributes for producers who need to ensure 100 percent network availability.
Acadian Seaplants Grows Capacity
Acadian Seaplants implemented a plant-wide EtherNet/IP infrastructure with integrated MCCs at a new facility which provides 40 percent more capacity, enables remote access via EtherNet/IP, and helps improve reliability with automated equipment.
RF Design Recommendations
Summary of the radio frequency recommendations for EtherNet/IP when used in wireless configurations extracted from a recent Rockwell Automation/Cisco authored white paper
The ROI of Industrial Ethernet
Converged network architectures deliver cost savings in OEE, maintenance and safety.
How to Design a VLAN Based Network Architecture
Once the VLANs and IP addressing schema has been set, the key design decision is how to deploy VLANs into the network infrastructure. This article outlines the step-by-step process to designing a VLAN-based network architecture
Ethernet Changes Process Automation Plant Floors
This article from Control demonstrates why Ethernet is becoming a standard practice among manufacturers and breaks down the best solutions for deployment.
Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture
The Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) program, developed by Rockwell Automation and Cisco, consists of best practices, recommendations and reference architectures to help companies design and deploy a future-ready plantwide network infrastructure.
WLAN Configuration Recommendations
Summary of the configuration recommendations for EtherNet/IP when used in wireless configurations extracted from a recent Rockwell Automation/Cisco Authored white paper