Siemens Industry Automation Division introduces the new Ruggedcom RSG2488 rack switch, extending its portfolio of robust network components designed for electric power applications. This high density layer 2 switch supports up to 28 copper or fiber gigabit ports in a compact 1U chassis.
The high-density layer 2 rack switch Ruggedcom RSG2488 from Siemens supports up to 28 gigabit ports in a 1U chassis. Its rugged design makes it ideal for use in electric power applications.
The new Ruggedcom RSG2488 switch is the first product of the Siemens Ruggedcom product line. Alongside the Scalance product family, the Ruggedcom product family allows the Siemens Industry Automation Division to offer a comprehensive portfolio of Industrial Ethernet network components for mission-critical applications in very harsh environments.
The Ruggedcom RSG2488 features a modular vertical loading design allowing 10/100/1000TX, 100FX or 1000SX ports to be quickly added or exchanged in the field. The modular structure and hot swappable power supply design simplifies maintenance and allows fast, low-cost re-configuration as requirements change.
Designed to operate from -40C to +85C and with high immunity to EMI per IEEE1613 and IEC61850-3, the Ruggedcom RSG2488 is ideally suited for use in almost any harsh environment. Conformal coating is available. The extruded aluminum enclosure, fanless design and the proven Rugged Operating System (ROS) ensure simple deployment and low cost operation.
By acquiring the Canadian corporation RuggedCom Inc. in March 2012, Siemens has augmented its portfolio of network components for Industrial Ethernet networks to support mission-critical applications in the harshest environments. All Ruggedcom products will be offered step by step as part of the new Siemens Ruggedcom product line with a slightly adapted housing design. The new Siemens Ruggedcom branding on the RSG2488 does not affect the product functionality in any way and all technical specifications and proven features of the RuggedCom products – alongside the 5-year product warranty – will remain unchanged.
The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the world's leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products and solutions for industrial customers. With end-to-end automation technology and industrial software, solid vertical-market expertise, and technology-based services, the Sector enhances its customers' productivity, efficiency, and flexibility. With a global workforce of more than 100,000 employees, the Industry Sector comprises the Divisions Industry Automation, Drive Technologies and Customer Services as well as the Business Unit Metals Technologies. For more information, visit http://www.siemens.com/industry
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) supports the entire value chain of its industrial customers – from product design to production and services – with an unmatched combination of automation technology, industrial control technology, and industrial software. With its software solutions, the Division can shorten the time-to-market of new products by up to 50 percent. Industry Automation comprises five Business Units: Industrial Automation Systems, Control Components and Systems Engineering, Sensors and Communications, Siemens PLM Software, and Water Technologies. For more information, visit http://www.siemens.com/industryautomation
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