Industrial Ethernet Basics

Simple 5-Page Paper Lays It All Out in Black and White

Is Ethernet the best solution to your data communications situation? This simple, easy to read white paper discusses network concepts, building blocks, and cable selection. It assists you in choosing the best network.

Here are a few of the topics covered by this guide:

  • Essentials of all the major Ethernet formats
  • An introduction to the "7-layer" model of networking
  • Network design rules for hubs and switches
  • A description of all the major building blocks: hubs, bridges, routers, switches, terminal servers, crossover cables and gateways
  • Selecting the right cables - for example, when to use shielded or unshielded wire
  • A detailed list of application questions you must ask yourself before selecting and installing a network

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Industrial Ethernet Basics