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Moxa's Compact Modular Managed Ethernet Switches Are Unrivaled in Flexibility and Reliability

Moxa TurboPack™ 2009 Taipei, Taiwan, November 11, 2009—Moxa is unveiling the best fitting modular managed Ethernet switches in the industry. These compact switches are perfect for space-critical field site applications that require a flexible and expandable Ethernet infrastructure or multiple fiber solutions.

 

Moxa's EDS-608/611/616/619 series of modular managed Ethernet switches with a rich selection of media modules offer users an extensive and diverse collection to choose from. These high-density modular switches are extremely flexible and provide up to three Gigabit Ethernet ports and up to four modular expansion slots for Fast Ethernet modules with a diverse choice of copper and/or fiber connectors. The entire line features a wide operating temperature range of -40 to 75ºC as well as hot-swappable media modules to ensure reliable operation. Moxa's EDS-600 modular Ethernet switch product line is a cost-effective Ethernet infrastructure solution that maximizes flexibility and simplifies expansions.

 

Optimized for Multiple Fiber Applications
Choosing fiber connections for transferring mass data over vast distances in wide area network systems such as transportation systems, oil pipeline monitoring systems, and water and wastewater applications is a natural choice. Moxa's EDS-600 series is perfect for multiple-fiber applications as it is able to offer up to 16 fiber Ethernet ports with the additional option of three 1000SFP slots for Gigabit fiber uplinks.

 

Award-winning Modular Design
Moxa's EDS-600 series received the prestigious Red dot Product Design Award for 2009. The EDS's design and modular concept was highly praised. The EDS-600 switches allow users to select between different media interfaces. In addition, by offering users different 4-port Ethernet modules with different media options to choose from, users can create the optimal switch solution to match their specific needs, or they can choose to save space for future expansions.

 

Reliable and Secure Communications
The EDS-600 managed Ethernet switches feature versatile software functionality, including Turbo Ring and Turbo Chain redundancy with a fast recovery time under 20 ms, Modbus/TCP for integrating with SCADA/HMI systems, LLDP to enable automatic detection of network topology, IPv6 for next generation networking, and IEEE 1588 PTP to synchronize devices on a network with sub-microsecond precision, just to name a few. The EDS-600 series with its many features guarantees excellent network performance.

 

Overall Feature

  • Compact and space-efficient design
  • Up to 19 optical fiber connections in a small sized form factor (EDS-619)
  • Modular form factor with rich 4-port copper/fiber combination modules
  • Hot swappable media modules ensure minimum downtime and safe maintenance (available soon)
  • Turbo Ring, Turbo Chain, and RSTP/STP for network redundancy
  • Fully managed functionality with IEEE 1588 PTP, Modbus/TCP, LLDP, DHCP Option 82, SNMP Inform, QoS, IGMP snooping, VLAN, and more
  • Integrated security features such as IEEE 802.1X, HTTPS, SSH, SNMPv3, and port security
  • IPv6 and IPv4 dual stack transition structure
  • -40 to 75ºC operating temperature range 

  

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.