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Network switches allow devices to be connected on a network by using packet switching to send, receive, and process data. There are many types of network switches for an industrial automation environment. Let’s explore the types and features.

Recently, we discussed the risks of buying parts from unauthorized distributors. And you may have heard of these unauthorized sources referred to as the “grey market.” But do you know what it means? Do you understand its risks? This post will give you an overview.

The technical name for “Shelby” is FactoryTalk Analytics for Devices, but no one names a dog that. Yes, Shelby is named after a dog, which is why the symbol for Shelby is a dog. So, you may ask yourself, why ask Shelby? This FAQ will walk you through.

As we mentioned in our last post, it’s Safe + Sound Week. This program from OSHA is designed to inspire more facilities and worksites to make safety a priority, providing the resources for developing a comprehensive safety program. In this post, we’ll explore the three pillars of this program.