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 asking for simple, practical, proven design steps to ensure their Industrial Ethernet is 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, along with practical tips and commentary that will benefit IT and Industrial Automation professionals alike.
- 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
Mike Miclot is currently the Vice President of Marketing, Industrial Solutions Division at Belden Americas Group. In this role, Mike leads the strategy formation and go-to-market planning and execution in support of Belden's Industrial Cable products as well as Hirschmann, Lumberg, GarrettCom, and Tofino Security brand solutions. Mike joined Belden in April, 2009 as the Vice President and General Manager of the Industrial Connectivity Unit in the Americas Region. 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 Belden Americas Group headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.