Q3 2012 Issue


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Industrial Networking magazine is all about the design and implementation of networked systems in industrial environments. From wireless Ethernet to process buses to device networks, Industrial Networking examines how OEMs, discrete manufacturers, and process plants can begin to take full advantage of networked system architectures in their manufacturing environments.


New Strategies, Tools Keep Network Neighborhoods Cool
Turf Battles, Finger-Pointing Cause Many Conflicts Between Control Engineers, IT Staff

IT vs. Control Engineering: Conflict Resolution
Common Ground or Battleground?

Network Diagnostics or Spam — How Do You Get Rid of All the Noise?
How Does One Decide Which Diagnostics are Useful, Actionable, and Which Can Be Suppressed, Forgotten Forever?

Mesh Networks Hit the Mark
Technicians Target Advanced Wireless Sensing Technologies

Are We Ready for Digital Safety?
Safety Applications in Conjunction With Networks Will Be the Future in the Automation World

Connectors Bulk Up, Smarten Up
Useful Intelligence Added by a Microprocessor in or Near Its Application Means It Can Secure Data, Analyze It, Initiate Needed Changes Faster, With Less Interference

Power over Ethernet (PoE)
A Comprehensive Look at All of the PoE-Related Content on Our Websites

Nothing but Growth for Ethernet
Managed Switches Replace Hubs, Plain Vanilla Ethernet Remains a Favorite Flavor

The Intrinsic Safety Alternative
Of All Reasons to Consider IS for Your Operations, the First One is That These Installations Reduce Overall Risk of Explosion Through Human Error


Fieldbus Foundation Updates Device Coupler Test Spec
Enhancements Improve Reliability and Availability of Fieldbus Installations, Foundation Says

Moxa's Parking Lot, Roof Go Solar
The Solar Panel Retrofit Over the Parking Lot and Roof of Moxa's Brea, California Testing Lab, Training Center and Warehouse Produce More than 311 kW, and Is Expected to Supply All of the Facility's Electrical Needs

WirelessHART Adoption Tripled Since 2010
Research Shows Data Reliability is Not an Inhibitor to the Increase