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By Chris Hines - Product Manager Filed in Technology focus, Ethernet Networks Gateways Profinet

Rockwell Automation's PowerFlex® drives are known in the automation industry for their reliability, ease of use, flexibility, and robustness of features [...]

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Difficulties connecting PROFINET to EtherNet/IP or Modbus TCP/IP?

By Lauren Robeson - Global Communications Specialist Filed in Products focus, Ethernet Networks Gateways Modbus TCP Profinet

EtherNet/IP™, Modbus®, and PROFINET have become increasingly prevalent across the automation industry – and so has the need to connect them [...]

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Connecting Industrial Automation’s Giants

By Ken Roslan - VP Global Marketing Filed in White papers, Ethernet Networks Profinet

While there are many Industrial protocols in existence, three giants have emerged in automation. Schneider Electric® has standardized on EtherNet/IP™ and Modbus®, Rockwell Automation® has standardized on EtherNet/IP, and Siemens® and GE have standardized on PROFINET [...]

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Why Does PROFINET Need an IP Address?

By Carl Henning - Deputy Director, PI North America Filed in Technology focus, Profinet

An oft-heard question: “Why does a PROFINET device need an IP address? PROFINET uses names.” You may have heard the misinformation that PROFINET does not use TCP/IP [...]

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Have PROFINET devices you need to communicate with? Our gateways can help!

By Lauren Robeson - Global Communications Specialist Filed in Products focus, Gateways Profinet

ProSoft Technology has always been geared toward helping you connect devices that speak dissimilar industrial automation protocols. But did you know we can help you connect your PROFINET controller to non PROFINET devices? [...]

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Need to connect devices speaking different protocols on separate subnets? [...]

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