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EDS-400A/500A series support EtherNet/IP integration with factory automation network

Moxa is pleased to announce the release of EtherNet/IP integration functions in the latest V3.0 firmware upgrade. The EtherNet/IP integration function provides seamless integration with EtherNet/IP systems, such as Rockwell's FactoryTalk and RSLogix 5000. With the latest V3.0 firmware, Moxa managed industrial Ethernet switches now can be diagnosed, configured and securely monitored by EtherNet/IP SCADA/HMI and PLC.

In both the US and other global regions, “EtherNet/IP is commonly used in industrial automation applications, such as water treatment plants, manufacturing facilities and utilities, for communication with various vendors' control systems such as Rockwell Automation” said Hochin Yang, Product Manager of Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure. “With the free-to-download V3.0 firmware upgrade, in a few simple steps, Moxa managed industrial Ethernet switches become visible, controllable, manageable components in your control network.”

The EtherNet/IP packaged within the V3.0 firmware has been released on Moxa's website for both the EDS-405A/408A and EDS-505A/508A/510A/516A/518A series, and will be released soon for EDS-608/ 611/ 616/ 619, EDS-728, IKS, PT, and TN series. Besides EtherNet/IP, the V3.0 firmware also supports new features such as MSTP, TACACS+,Hybrid VLAN and CLI.

When upgraded to the latest V3.0 firmware, Moxa's complete portfolio of industrial Ethernet managed switches will continue to feature industrial-grade reliability, network redundancy, seamless integrated security, and best price-to-performance ratio. To learn more about Moxa's industrial Ethernet Switches, please visit:

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Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.