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ProSoft Technology Expands Gateway Family With Two-Port EIP to PROFINET Module

Bakersfield, Calif., February 10, 2016 – ProSoft Technology has added a two-port EtherNet/IP™ to PROFINET gateway to its PLX30 gateway family.

The new gateway features two Ethernet ports, allowing devices that speak two different protocols to reside on separate subnets. 

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This enables users to avoid the process of having to change their devices’ IP addresses, which may involve several software programs. 
Keeping the protocols on two subnets also assists IT personnel by helping them more easily identify the devices in their operations.

 

All of ProSoft’s PLX30 gateways use Ethernet for configuration and diagnostics, and have an SD card slot for configuration backup, optimizing the user’s resources.
The EIP gateways also support multiple I/O connections, enabling users to prioritize data transmission rates and optimize Ethernet bandwidth usage.

 

For more information about the PLX30 gateway family, visit http://psft.com/BE1.

 

ProSoft Technology: Where Automation Connects

ProSoft Technology specializes in the development of industrial communication solutions for automation and control applications. 
Our primary focus is to provide a connectivity interface that links dissimilar automation networks as seamlessly as if they were all from the same supplier. 
Essentially, ProSoft Technology products act as an interpreter so data can flow easily between machines that speak different languages. 
ProSoft Technology products include plug-in interfaces for large automation suppliers’ controllers such as Rockwell Automation® and Schneider Electric®, 
as well as stand-alone gateways and industrial wireless solutions. ProSoft products can be found in nearly every industry that employs automation. 
Starting with one computer chip in 1988, ProSoft Technology now has over 400 products supporting more than 60 different industrial computer languages. 
Our goal is to support our customers from pre-sales through the entire life-cycle of the application. With 500 distributors in 52 countries and Regional Offices in 
Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America, ProSoft Technology is able to provide quality products with free technical support to customers worldwide.