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Dave Kang

July 23, 2020

Not Just Two Ethernet Ports: Device Level Ring Explained

Embedded Switch Technology that is required for Device Level Ring (DLR) is different than a typical switchport. They are highly specialized with many features and characteristics all designed to support and improve high speed applications and reduce communication latency.
April 14, 2020

Why a Managed Switch? Part 1

Over the last four years since getting involved in the automation space from IT, I have gone from casual observer to getting heavily involved with end […]
December 2, 2019

Remote Site Networking – a New Way

ProSoft Persistent Data Network is a new solution that allows fast, simple deployment of a secure, always-on network between sites regardless of geographic distance. Leverage the power of open Internet with the security of VPN
September 16, 2019

CIP Security: How Does it Work?

CIP Security is a new method of securely transmitting data at the protocol level rather than relying solely on additional hardware or applications to provide protection. Here are 3 key ways it helps bring deeper security to your industrial network.
August 28, 2019
CIP Security

What is CIP Security?

CIP Security: a new method of securely transmitting data at the protocol level is an additional layer in protecting your communications. Learn why implementing CIP Security should be an important part of your automation network strategy.
May 17, 2018
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Taking OEM Remote Access Services to the Next Level

If you’re an OEM or machine builder, chances are you’ve at least dabbled in remote access of some kind. Remote access can eliminate costly travel – […]
May 15, 2018

What Was That @#&%#$ Thing’s IP Address Again?

Increasing Network Visibility Think back on your facility’s Ethernet network five or six years ago. What did you have, maybe a dozen Ethernet devices? A few […]
January 4, 2018

Ask the Expert – Cat5e vs Cat6 Cable

Your ethernet cable is your lifeline to the internet. When installing new cable for a commercial or residential property, knowing the difference between the two can […]
September 30, 2017

VMware & Virtualization – Part 2

I previously wrote about the use of VMware on a desktop/workstation environment – a scenario commonly known as a ‘Type 2’ or ‘Hosted’ hypervisor. This is a […]