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Designing Reliable Industrial Ethernet Infrastructures - Made Easy

Industrial Ethernet is arguably the fastest growing mainstream technology being deployed throughout industry. This presentation will describe simple steps for mainstream Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure design, along with practical tips.



Date: April 10, 2014
Time: 2 PM EDT (11 AM PDT)
Duration: 0.75 hour
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Overview

Industrial Ethernet is arguably the fastest growing mainstream technology being deployed throughout industry. With millions of devices installed from motor starters, VFDs, I/O and flowmeters, to PLCs, DCS', HMIs and beyond, network designers everywhere are looking for guidance. This presentation provides simple, practical, proven design steps to ensure that Industrial Ethernet networks are reliable, supportable, and expandable for the future.

Mike Miclot from Belden Inc., with its market leading Hirschmann, Garrettcom, Tofino Security and Belden brands will share simple steps for mainstream Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure design. He will also provide practical tips and commentary that will benefit engineering and manufacturing professionals alike.

Key Take-Aways

  • Learn how to subdivide large networks into smaller, manageable segments.
  • Discover simple network security implementations.
  • Understand simple redundancy schemes.
  • Investigate how to take advantage of some of Ethernet's capabilities.
  • Learn why you shouldn't cut corners when specifying cables & connectors.

Speaker

Mike Miclot, Vice President of Marketing, Belden

Mike Miclot is Vice President of Marketing for Industrial IT at Belden. In this role, Mike leads strategy formation and marketing execution in support of Belden's industrial networking business, including solutions from the Hirschmann, GarrettCom, Tofino Security, Belden wire and cable and Lumberg Automation brands.

Mike joined Belden in April, 2009 as the Vice President and General Manager of the Industrial Connectivity Unit in the Americas Region. He previously worked for Rockwell Automation (Allen-Bradley) from 1990 to 2009. There he held a variety of Marketing, Sales, Engineering, and Business Management roles.

Mike earned his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo and his MBA in International Marketing from Cleveland State University. He is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.