Trebing + Himstedt: Monitoring of Ethernet Networks

Monitoring of Ethernet NetworksThe cross-network diagnostics concept provided by Trebing + Himstedt has been enhanced with the two Ethernet protocols EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP and is now able to cover more than 80 percent of the Industrial Ethernet market*. With PROFINET, EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP the TH SCOPE now supports the three leading Ethernet solutions which are used in the global market. Additionally, Industrial Ethernet devices, such as printers and cameras which do not correspond to any specific protocol, can also be monitored.

The TH SCOPE functions for the uniform monitoring of Ethernet and PROFIBUS networks have also been enhanced with a consistent application of the “ease-of-use” design principle. Through this, a graphical topology is now available, which clearly displays an overview of the actual network infrastructure and also provides status and bandwidth information. With the help of the historical trend dashboard the network quality can also be monitored over an extended period of time.

TH SCOPE diagnostics software also enables remote maintenance via secure remote access, the support of Asset Management functions through an overview of complete and current device information and inventory, the exporting of diagnostic data into MS Excel, as well as an integration into higher-level systems.

(*Source: “The World Market for Industrial Ethernet – 2009 Edition”, IMS Research)

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About Trebing + Himstedt

Trebing + Himstedt is an international supplier of products and services for the optimal use of IT technology within the production environment. We are able to support the manufacturing processes of our customers with easy-to-use concepts and enable a targeted access to production and process information. Our core competence lies in the seamless integration across various communication levels – from the automation all the way up to the ERP system.
Our products of the “Industrial Communication” business unit ensure the availability of industrial networks. The “Manufacturing Integration” business unit encompasses solutions for production IT, with a special focus on the MES in the SAP environment.