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Moxa releases tough EDS-518E Ethernet switch

September 012015
Moxa releases tough EDS-518E Ethernet switch

September 1, 2015 - Moxa releases environmentally-hardened  EDS-518E Ethernet switch that has 18 ports (14+4G), a compact DIN-rail form factor, high port density, intelligent management capabilities and advanced security to help unlock the value of IoT in industrial environments.

The EDS-518E switch conforms to UL and ATEX standards for hazardous industrial locations, and is IEC rated against shock, freefall and vibration.

Four combo Gigabit ports with built-in RJ45 orSFP (small form pluggable) slots enable network administrators to meet increased the bandwidth requirements of industrial applications involving big data and/or video over IP. Higher port density also makes the EDS-518E switch ideal for harsh industrial environments with limited installation space.

The EDS-518E also carries industry certifications for intelligent transportation, rail wayside, oil and gas, factory automation and process automation. 

Unlike commercial-grade switches designed for networks that can afford slower recovery times, the EDS-518E features high-performance redundancy through Turbo Ring and Turbo Chain technology, which supports sub-20 ms recovery time for networks of up to 250 switches. In addition, RSTP/STP and MSTP redundancy support provides compatibility with enterprise and third party network infrastructure. 

Software-based IEEE1588v2 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) ensures nanosecond timing synchronization for packets-based networks, while TACACS+, SNMPv3, IEEE 802.1x, HTTPS, and SSH enhance overall network security. 
It also was awarded the IPv6 Ready logo verifying interoperability.

About Moxa

Moxa is a leading provider of industrial networking, computing, and automation solutions for enabling the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 25 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 30 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

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