Extend the life and reach of your applications for serial communications 

Avoid hardware and software modifications with RUGGEDCOM DIRECTOR, a serial port director application that enables network communications with legacy serial devices and applications.

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Serial port redirector software

A complimentary software package designed to work with RUGGEDCOM serial device servers, RUGGEDCOM DIRECTOR allows legacy serial devices and applications to communicate over LAN connections without software or hardware modifications – saving you time and money.

Pushing your serial devices to go the distance

With RUGGEDCOM DIRECTOR, serial port communications are no longer limited by serial protocol cable length requirements or physical port counts that restrict the design and flexibility of networks and the ability to manage them.

With the help of its easy-to-use Windows-based GUI, it allows you to:

  • Access more serial devices with no modification required to the host application
  • See real-time information on the health of the system
  • Monitor the data flow of a selected port to simplify troubleshooting
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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.

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

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. 

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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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