Networking

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.
September 10, 2019

The Future of Virtualization Part 1: What You Need To Do Now

New challenges and technologies such as virtualization are disrupting networks everywhere, with many businesses struggling to remain agile.  Virtual environments are no longer something to consider […]
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.
March 21, 2019

What does your network and server room look like after 30 years?

Thirty years ago, the world-wide-web made its first appearance, setting off a new standard for modern technology. Since its inception, an abundance of new communication technologies, […]
January 2, 2019

Should Cat6A be the standard in new buildings?

Is it time to start adopting Cat6A networking cables in new buildings? Communication standards have been around since the 80s or earlier, so what has recently […]
October 17, 2018

Automation Fair: More Than Just Automation

While Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Fair event showcases the latest and greatest from Rockwell, it can offer so much more. The show floor encompasses 128 displays […]
October 5, 2018

Connecting to Serial Ports & Legacy Devices

As technology evolves, so do the physical connections to hardware. Newer computers and laptops no longer support the standard 9-pin serial connection port that was used […]
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 18, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown – What to Do?

As our manufacturing and control systems become more sophisticated, security has begun to take a position in the forefront of everyone’s mind.  At the start of […]