Build a deterministic industrial Ethernet system
As a result, manufacturing environments and building automation systems are rapidly adopting Ethernet in compliment with, or as a replacement for, the various fieldbus technologies traditionally used in these environments.
In a typical building or factory network, there may be a number of network domains, each with varying degrees of timing and safety constraints. These may range from the management and operation environments, where standard IT equipment is utilized over Ethernet, to industrial Ethernet-based and fieldbus networks operating in manufacturing or safety critical environments.
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