Scaling the Plant Network
The portion of the network which distributes Ethernet beyond the control room throughout the plant floor is often the weakest part of the network’s physical realization. However, as Ethernet expands further into the manufacturing environment, and as a unified architecture is put in place to manage all plant networking and control traffic, those facilities that have a well-planned and structured physical network realization will be positioned to improve operational efficiency and to take advantage of growth opportunities. Read more..
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