Ethernet switches you can rely on

Take on harsh industrial environments with the RS8000 family of utility-grade, fully managed Ethernet switches.

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Rugged communications for harsh environments

Designed for and put to the test under the harshest environments, RUGGEDCOM products meet and exceed recognized industry standards for performance in mission-critical applications.

Tough on interference and surges

Ready for harsh environments, the RS8000 family of Ethernet switches offers Zero Packet Loss™ technology to ensure a high level of immunity to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and heavy electrical surges.

Suitable for multiple industries worldwide

Ideal for environments such as those found in electric utility substations, industrial plant floors, and curb side traffic control cabinets, this family of 8-port managed Ethernet switches provides IEEE 1613 Class 2 error-free communications under EMI stress with an operating temperature range of –40 to +85° C.


It also comes with the RUGGEDCOM Operating System (ROS®) with simple plug-and-play operation as well as top-of-the-range cybersecurity features, management tools, and a rich set of diagnostics. 

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Technology that meets industry requirements

True to their name, RUGGEDCOM solutions are built tough – delivering error-free communications under high levels of electromagnetic interference in extreme temperatures and over long distances. See how RUGGEDCOM solutions have been put to the test. Discover special features, examples of international standards compliance, and more.

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Professional Services for Industrial Networks

Professional services for industrial networks

It’s easy to acquire a top-of-the-line industrial communication network when you’re backed by our first-class network components and strong network design expertise. Work directly with us and our certified Solution Partners to help develop a network solution tailored to your needs. 

Industrial networks education

Industrial networks education

Need in-house specialists? Participate in Siemens industrial networks training program and earn the subsequent certification aligned with international Industrial Ethernet standards. 

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Security information

In order to protect plants, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art industrial security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions only form one element of such a concept. For more information about industrial security, please visit.


Rugged communications equipment for harsh environments

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