Why Ethernet for Industrial Automation?

– International standard – market dominance – Low cost – Ease of equipment and accessories availability

– High performance on different speeds: 10, 100, 1000 Mbps and faster with auto adjustable speed and packet buffering

– IP is a routable protocol connects to LAN and WAN: Connects to subsystems for APC (Advanced Process Control), Critical Control, ease of integration for business functions like Online PIMS (Plant Information Management System), Remote Monitoring and Control, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning).