IN Q1 2011 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.



  • Network Security

    No Help for Naked Turtles - Do Not Slip Up on Security. As a Plant Manager, My First Impulse Would Be to Cut All Ties with Ethernet-based Networking and the Internet

  • The Fieldbus Jungle

    Fieldbus Can Be Good. Fieldbus Can Be Bad. An Experienced Integrator Examines the Benefits Claimed and Their Relationship to Industrial Reality

  • Future Fieldbus Trends

    System Integrator P. Hunter Vegas Predicts Future Trends in Industrial Network Protocols

  • Adapting to Change

    The Number of Network Protocols Is Not Decreasing, Necessitating Gateways and Adapters That Can Help Devices Communicate With One Another

  • Totally Terminal, Man

    One of the Reasons Butt Splices Are Taboo in Plants Is Their Tendency to Become Troubleshooting Nightmares in the Future