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February 26, 2019

Belden Industrial Newsletter

Advanced Security for Industrial Networks

Today’s OT network operators face numerous challenges for planning and implementing a comprehensive network security strategy in industrial settings. These challenges put industrial plants and applications at risk because they lead to degraded visibility into the activities throughout the network and threaten compliance with mandatory standards and regulations. The combined solution of Hirschmann industrial communication equipment and the ForeScout platform is perfectly suited to address the critical pain points in industrial network security.

Learn more in our new white paper about:

  • New challenges for Cybersecurity in mission-critical networks
  • The role of network access control in IT and OT security
  • How network access control can facilitate IT/OT convergence

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Product related information

Maximize Network Performance, Lower Lifecycle Costs

Hirschmann’s SPIDER III PoE Standard Line switches deliver optimized performance in tight workspaces. Built on PoE+ with a total power budget of 120 W, network expansion is now easier and more cost-efficient than ever.

Learn more about SPIDER III PoE Standard Line

  • Up to 8 PoE+ ports
  • IP30 rating and metal enclosure
  • Configurable copper and fiber ports

Download Product Bulletin



Long-term Product Support Notice

Lumberg Automation/Hirschmann has issued formal notification that the EM12S OCTOPUS, a specific M12 connector of the Hirschmann product line, will be discontinued and entering into long-term product support. Belden has no stock of these products and the discontinuation is effective immediately - alternative replacement products for the EM12S OCTOPUS are available. Please share this information with your customer so they can start making plans for the transition to alternative products.

See Official Notice



Hirschmann Industrial HiVision for TSN-enabled Automation Networks 

Industrial HiVision is the best in class network management software from Hirschmann. Check Belden’s latest press release to find out more about how this the tool enables and empowers our customers to truly unlock the potentials that this new TSN technology offers.




Other information

Maximize Security & Productivity

Protect your mission-critical industrial network with the market’s broadest portfolio of hardware and software solutions. See the updated Belden Industrial Cyber Security Solutions line card to learn how you can maximize your operational efficiency and safety.

  • All-new reference architecture modeling a powerful network design
  • Introducing the new Tripwire Industrial Visibility software, a passive solution for dissecting network traffic
  • Updated network security continuum to get you started


Maximize Security & Productivity

For further insights, we also invite you to download the White Paper Network Security - Design Patterns for Increased Security in Industrial Networks or visit the Industrial Cyber Security Solutions web pages.


Training & Events

Be Certified in Industrial Ethernet Technology

This training and certification program covers advanced Industrial Ethernet topics, blending lecture with interactive exercises. Courses take place around the world with upcoming dates in Europe, the US, and Latin America.

  • Advanced Industrial Ethernet topics
  • Open to everyone – Certification is especially recommended for network designers and administrators

Register Now 



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