Posts tagged as Moxa

Router/switch all-in-one cyber security solution

  Moxa has announced a new addition to its Gigabit-performance cyber security family: the EDR-810 series. This new product is an industrial multiport secure router with Firewall/NAT/VPN and managed L2 switching functions, which allow the EDR-810 to transmit data efficiently while protecting the network and critical devices from cyber attacks. The EDR-810’s integration of security and […]

Eliminate software disasters with a self-repairing OS

by Sun Lee and Bruce Chen, Moxa Although reliance on computers is now ubiquitous, in the industrial context these machines are literally of capital significance. Automated system crashes due to software failures are not mere annoyances; they are destructive events that cost money and may threaten a business’ survival. System failure can occur at any […]

Managed switches for PLC applications

Moxa has released Ethernet/IP and Profinet-enabled managed switches, the EDS-405A/408A-EIPseries and the EDS-405A/408A-PN series, for industrial PLC network applications. With the plug and play feature, users can directly integrate and manage the switches in existing SCADA systems without the need for additional configurations and modifications. Fast network recovery (under 20 ms at a 250-switch load) […]

IT-friendly gateway optimises Profibus/Profinet automation networks

by Caspar Yang, Moxa, USA   Operators can take advantage of industrial proxies to integrate intelligent devices in the field, with information layer applications such as SCADA systems and EMS (electronic manufacturing services). The proxy works as an agent that transfers data between the Profibus and Profinet networks – it acts a a Profibus master […]

Optimising PLC network performance and management

by Gary Chang and Mark Wu, Moxa USA Traditional fieldbus networks were, and some still are, isolated automation systems which require extensive local monitoring and routine onsite maintenance. To increase productivity and reduce operating costs, many manufacturers and plant operators have deployed industrial Ethernet to converge remotely isolated fieldbus systems for centralised control and monitoring. […]

Cellular remote monitoring

Moxa has announced the release of the ioLogik W5348-HSDPA-C, a C/C++ programmable 3G RTU controller featuring a Linux/GNU platform adapted for data acquisition and condition monitoring. The main advantage of this open C platform is said to be its user-friendly sofware development kits, which help you economise installation and configuration time by reducing your programming […]

Video surveillance in power substations

by Harry Hsiao, Moxa Power substations play a crucial role in delivering electricity to consumers by converting transmission voltage to the lower voltage used in homes and businesses. Since power plants are often located far from the population centre they serve, electricity needs to be transmitted across long distances at a higher voltage. Please download […]

Illustrating the technology behind industrial-grade NAS

by Bruce Chen, Moxa, USA A network-attached storage (NAS) unit is a computer appliance used solely for data access (read/write) and backup, built from the ground up with integrated hardware and software for storing and serving files. Please download pdf

Moxa unveils a new line of WLAN clients optimized for serial applications in industrial automation

Moxa’s latest offering is the AWK-1127 Series, an IEEE 802.11 a/b/g WLAN client with a serial interface, making it the most rugged wireless client available for industrial networking applications. Virtually identical to the AWK-1121, with the exception of a serial port, the AWK-1127 is optimized for applications requiring a dedicated wireless client with compact design […]

Industrial network management

by Hochin Yang, Moxa Inc If you manage or operate an industrial automation network, then network management is something that you are already doing. All of the activities that are involved in configuring, maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting your network are network management. For example, it is important to know which parts of your network are dependent […]