IN Q1 2010
Q1 2010 Issue
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Industrial Networking magazine is all about the design and implementation of networked systems in industrial environments. From wireless Ethernet to process buses to device networks, Industrial Networking examines how OEMs, discrete manufacturers, and process plants can begin to take full advantage of networked system architectures in their manufacturing environments.
How Much Network Access Should You Allow
As External Dangers Multiply, Network Security Gets More Complicated. Better Tools and Clearer Standards Can Help Make Secure Access Easier and Safer
Choose Industrial or Commercial Components Based on Your Needs
When COTS Isn't Good Enough: Industrial-Class Network Components Can Be a Better Choice in Certain Applications
Modbus Still Lets Multi-Vendor Devices Communicate
Modbus, the Grand Old Dame: Protocol Still Works for Programming and Data Transfer Between Devices From Different Vendors
Network Connectors Need to Be Tested for Harsh Environments
Select and Test Connectors Wisely: Environment Is a Key Consideration When Choosing Connectors, but How and When Do You Validate Your System Once Its Installed?
One Network Topology Is Not a Silver Bullet
Relationships Make the Difference: Engineering and Thought Are Critical in Determining the Optimal Network Topology Solution
Security. What Does It Really Mean for You and Your Industrial Systems?
Signal Conditioning, Conversion and Processing Keep Evolving
Miniaturization and Communication Improve Signals: Latest Signal Conditioning Innovations Include Smaller Footprint and Increased Interoperability
European Industrial Ethernet Ensures Transparency
Process industries have begun to acutely feel the need to reduce plant downtime through real-time knowledge sharing and high-speed communication protocol.
HART Recognizes Mitsubishi Chemical
HART Communication Foundation Present the 2009 HART Plant of the Year Award to Mitsubishi Chemical