Ethernet Switches: Managed vs. Unmanaged for PROFINET

PROFINET offers a variety of possible topologies: tree, line, ring, star, etc. Nearly all PROFINET devices have two ports on them, and behind these two ports, there is an integrated switch which allows the creation of a line topology as shown. Star topologies may be more efficient solutions in some cases and for that, you … Continue reading Ethernet Switches: Managed vs. Unmanaged for PROFINET