CPs and SW for PG/PC/IPC
SIMATIC NET communications processors and software for PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet
With high computing power, intelligent functions, and end-to-end linking between different company levels, PC-based automation is playing an increasingly important role on the path to the digital factory. This includes programming devices for engineering, commissioning, and maintenance, as well as PCs and industrial PCs, to provide rapid and careful industrial data and image processing. All these devices need a high-performance system interface to the industrial communication network. SIMATIC NET offers you powerful PC CPs and software packages for the purpose.
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Communications processors and software at a glanceNeed a PCI or PCI 104 assembly to enjoy a high-performance connection between your field devices and Industrial Ethernet or Industrial Ethernet with PROFINET? Looking for software solutions to connect PCs and IPCs to your communication network? SIMATIC NET has the CPs and software packages you need.
Communications processors for PROFINET
One of the consequences of Industrie 4.0 is an increase in the demand for speed and reliability of PROFINET-based networks. That’s why SIMATIC NET offers special CPs to ensure a high-performance system interface between PGs, PCs, and IPCs and Industrial Ethernet with PROFINET. You’ll find the assembly that’s right for you: a PCI or PCI 104.
Communications processors for Industrial Ethernet
Want to design powerful and reliable communication networks based on Industrial Ethernet? SIMATIC NET offers you high-performance CPs with and without built-in microprocessors as PCI and PCI Express assemblies for use in industrial PGs and PCs. There is also a version with integrated security mechanisms to protect vital computer systems and data.
SIMATIC NET software for PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet
SIMATIC NET has the right software package for you, including PROFINET IO controller function, development kits, connecting PCs, PGs, and workstations with SIMATIC S7, or connecting non-PRP-capable devices to parallel, separate networks.
The software packages generally contain the necessary configuration tools. PDF manuals and additional information on SIMATIC NET products and communication can be found in the SIMATIC NET Manual Collection included with the products.
Everything you need to know about communications processorsHere you’ll find additional information on our system interfaces and communications processors. Support links take you, for example, to FAQs, manuals, product notes, and technical data. Discover our range of practical services at the same time.
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Expert support for future-proof communication networks
Top-quality network components, communications processors, and PC software are an excellent foundation for first-class communication networks. But you also need the relevant expertise in network design and implementation. Where can you get it? From our certified Solution Partners and Siemens experts! They give you professional help in developing your network solution, tailored to meet your specific requirements.