So, what is Ethernet/IP protocol? Think of the network as a transport mechanism, be it a phone line, serial twisted pair, Ethernet, or some other physical layer and the protocol as the language used on that network. This post takes you through the basics of Ethernet/IP.
In today’s world, just about every device we own is somehow able to connect to the internet, or at the very least is able to be part of a network. DHCP makes that possible. Without it, you would have to manually set the IP address of every device on your network.
Smart manufacturing represents the integration of three key productivity factors: automation, operations information, and advanced analytics. You can’t achieve smart manufacturing without embracing modern technology. Are you facing challenges with older legacy equipment?
Network address translation (NAT) brings value to both OEMs and manufacturers of all kinds. Simply put, NAT is a feature that takes one IP address and converts it to a private IP address. So how does this help OEMs and manufacturers? Let’s explore the benefits.