The Need for Speed – Best Practices in Deploying EtherNet/IP Networks

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. PT/ 1 p.m. CT/ 2 p.m. ET


Whether updating existing systems or planning plant expansions, the amount of development and implementation rework time can be costly. A 'pre-built' building block approach can reduce deployment time up to a 75%. In this session, you'll learn how deploying an Allen-Bradley® Stratix 8000TM or Stratix 5700TM in a validated, pretested integrated zone system enables your EtherNet/IP™ network architecture reducing downtime and cost.

Speakers:

Paul Herbst, Panduit Corp.

  • Paul Herbst is the Solutions Marketing Manager, Industrial Automation for Panduit Corp, a global leader in network and electrical infrastructure solutions based in Tinley Park, Illinois. In this position Paul is responsible for Pre-configured and Integrated solutions for the Industrial Automation market. Paul has responsibility for customer requirements, program strategy, converting technical positioning into key market messages and on-going sales support. Paul has been with Panduit for 23 years and has experience ranging from product engineering, product line and product management and most recently to solutions marketing. Focusing on Integrated solutions, he has introduced new products consisting of Panduit and partners’ products that help organizations accelerate deployments while reducing risk and reduction in time to deploy.

Mark Devonshire, Rockwell Automation®

  • Mark Devonshire is a product manager for Allen-Bradley Stratix industrial managed switches at Rockwell Automation® - the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. In his position, Mark is responsible for defining product requirements, managing the product lifecycle, developing the managed switch roadmap and future development requirements. Mark brought to market the first managed Ethernet switch from Rockwell Automation through collaboration with strategic alliance partner Cisco Systems®. He continues to focus on the growing the portfolio of managed switch products that utilize Cisco technology to offer a variety of features for both IT and manufacturing professionals. Mark has worked in industrial automation for over thirty years at Rockwell Automation. He started his career in the motion business and has held various positions maintaining a focus in product marketing management. Six years ago Mark joined the network infrastructure business and is currently responsible for the Stratix 5700 and Stratix 8000/8300 industrial managed switches.

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Mark T. Hoske, Webcast Moderator and Content Manager for Control Engineering

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