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MOXA EDS-508A/505A Value-added Managed Ethernet Switches—Ruggedized 8- and 5-port Ethernet Switch Series for Diverse Industrial Applications

Taipei, Taiwan, August 22, 2006—Moxa Networking recently announced the release of the EDS-508A/505A series of 8- and 5-port managed Ethernet switches . This new series of intelligent switches supports advanced management features such as Turbo Ring, QoS, IGMP snooping/GMRP, VLAN, LACP, SNMP V1/V2c/V3, and RMON. The flexible configuration options of the EDS-508A/505A switches make them suitable for diverse industrial applications.


The EDS-508A/505A switches were designed especially for applications that need managed switches . System engineers will find the Turbo Ring feature particularly easy to configure. In fact, users can use the default configuration, in which case Turbo Ring is plug-and-play, or modify the configuration using the friendly web-based user interface. Additional features include support for IEEE802.1X and https/SSL for network security, and the user-configured automatic warning by exception. The ruggedized EDS-508A/505A switches are designed for all types of industrial environments. Models are available with long-haul transmit capability of up to 80 km, and you may also choose from standard temperature models (rated to work in a 0 to 60°C temperature range), or from "-T" models” that rated to operate in a temperature ranges of -40 to 75°C.


Key Features

  • Plug-n-play Turbo Ring redundancy (recovery time less than 300 ms at full load) or RSTP/STP; ring topology can also be set with a web-based management utility
  • Advanced management functions, including QoS, IGMP snooping/GMRP, VLAN, LACP, SNMP V1/V2c/V3, bandwidth management, port mirroring, and RMON
  • Automatic warning via email or relay by user-configured events
  • Support for IEEE802.1X and https/SSL to enhance network security
  • Support for ABC-01 (Automatic Backup Configurator) for system configuration backup
  • Wide temperature models with -40 to 75°C operating temperature available
  • User-friendly web-based configuration and management
  • Meets RoHS "green product" standards

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

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.