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Moxa's SDS-3008 Smart Switches Wins Red Dot in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018

Aug 03, 2018

  • Corporate News

Brea, California, August 3, 2018—Moxa is pleased to announce that our SDS-3008 smart Ethernet switches have been placed in the winner category of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. This year, Moxa competed with over 6,300* entries produced by designers and manufacturers from 59 countries. “The Ethernet switch SDS-3008 captivates with its functional and structurally sophisticated design, ensuring a high degree of flexibility.” said the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. The award and the statement help to confirm that the user-oriented design of our switch allows IA engineers and automation machine builders to make their networks compatible with the vision of Industry 4.0. *Data provided by Red Dot

The Best Fit for Factory Automation

The smart switch simplifies daily tasks with its quick installation and easy configuration. In addition, it is monitorable and easy to maintain throughout the entire product lifecycle. “When we designed our smart switch, we wanted to ensure it was user-friendly and user-oriented. From our market research, we discovered that when a network upgrade is required, the most common concerns for engineers are the limited space available in cabinets and the time spent learning how to manage the switch” said Jack Lin, Product Manager of Moxa’s Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure Division. "That’s why we developed the smart switch. The smart switch 3-2-1 design supports the functions required by IA engineers and automation machine builders, but does not require them to have IT-based network management skills. We believe the smart switch is an ideal solution for the manufacturing industry, especially machine builders who are on their way towards the IIoT and industry 4.0. Even though we are delighted with the awards conferred on our smart switches by internationally recognized organizations, it is the positive feedback we have received from our customers that really lets us know how helpful our switches are for the automation industry.”

The Smart Switch 3-2-1 Design Feature

  • Three protocols in one device Smart switches support EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, and Modbus/TCP industrial protocols, and the configuration can be done in one click via the smart UI.
  • Two centimeters wide with DIN-rail and rack-mounting options Moxa’s smart switches have a compact size that allows them to fit in almost any control cabinet, and they support both DIN-rail and rackmount installation.
  • One-page dashboard Our SDS-3800 Series has a smart UI that features a graphical function menu and one-page dashboard, making it easier for users to clearly visualize the status and operate the switch.

For more Information, please visit the SDS-3008 product page.

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About Moxa

Moxa is a leader in edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 35 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 102 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network to serve customers in more than 85 countries.

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