Allen-Bradley supports a variety of other industrial automation networks, providing the flexibility to connect new applications with existing applications on networks such as Data Highway Plus, DH-485, Universal Remote I/O and SERCOS II. Available in-chassis connectivity to many other networks through Encompass™ Partner products.
Spectrum Controls is an Encompass Partner with Rockwell Automation and the premier provider of hardware and related software products for the industrial controls marketplace. Products fall into three major categories: I/O modules, human-machine interfaces and communications devices.
ProSoft Technology, Inc. is an Encompass Partner with Rockwell Automation. ProSoft is involved in development, sales and support, of the inRAx product line providing industrial automation connectivity solutions for all of Allen-Bradley’s platforms including ControlLogix, CompactLogix, SLC, PLC, FLEX I/O and SCANport.
A rapid influx of smart equipment and connected devices that can communicate on an industrial Ethernet network is enabling manufacturers to understand the performance of their machines and processes like never before. Yet equally important to ‘what’ is being connected is ‘how’ it’s being connected. New technologies are enabling manufacturers to manage their infrastructure, deploy devices and share information in new ways.