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Westermo Data Communications

Talisman Business Centre
Duncan Road
Park Gate
Southampton
SO31 7GA
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01489 580585
Fax : 01489 580586
Email : sales@westermo.co.uk
Web : www.westermo.com


Editorial archive;

Industrial Ethernet switches: to manage or not? 10/12/2018
To make traditional industrial networks ready for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications device connectivity is key. Suzanne Gill asks how smart or manageable networking devices need to be, and is there a place for unmanaged switches in the IIoT? Full Story...

Overcoming the security challenge 08/04/2018
Connectivity is often seen as a significant challenge to plant security, and in the new era of IIoT it is vital that security considerations are prioritised. Suzanne Gill reports. Full Story...

Managed switches for critical control networks 16/01/2017
Future proofed automation and data communications within the oil and gas sector is pivotal in improving operational efficiency and safety, which is why Unipetrol set out to upgrade the network backbones for an ethylene plant. Full Story...

Secure remote connections to the network edge 14/06/2016
WeConnect is a new solution from Westermo that enables simple, secure and reliable connectivity to remote networks via the internet. Full Story...

Configuration tool simplifies cyber security for large networks 17/05/2016
Westermo has released the latest version of its WeConfig network configuration management tool, which allows users to save time and costs when configuring large and complex industrial data communication networks. Full Story...

Data networks maximise availability of solar power plants 09/02/2016
Reliable data communications networks, created by Westermo, are helping to maximise the availability of two thermal solar power plants in south-western Spain.  Full Story...

Ethernet line extenders enhance network security 26/01/2016
Two new additions have been introduced to the Westermo range of Wolverine advanced industrial Ethernet line extenders.  Full Story...

Simplified configuration of complex industrial networks 18/12/2015
Westermo has introduced a range of new Ethernet switches and supporting software to help simplify configuration of complex resilient Ethernet networks. Full Story...

Wiring Up Amsterdam, the Old Fashioned Way 02/11/2009
Fibreoptic networks and wireless radio transmission are often used to extend industrial networks when larger areas need to be covered. However these technologies may be expensive to install—especially in the middle of a large city like Amsterdam. In this case, some simple extension equipment, using copper wiring, proved to be a lower cost solution. Full Story...

Vision system completes Federal Mogul production line 01/04/2007
Coventry-based, Federal Mogul Sintered Products manufactures valve seats and guides, shock absorber rings and turbochargers for car manufacturers across Europe. Full Story...