Managed Ethernet Switches promote flexible network planning.

Press Release Summary:

For precise time synchronization of networks in real-time control applications, EDS-405A-PTP 5-port managed Ethernet switches feature IEEE 1588v2 PTP hardware time stamping and support IEEE 1588 Boundary Clock and Transparent Clock. In latter, switches provide End-to-End (2-step) and Peer-to-Peer (2-step) modes; time accuracy is <1 µsec. Along with Modbus TCP, PROFINET RT, and EtherNet/IP support, management functions include IGMP snooping, IEEE 802.1Q VLAN, QoS, RMON, and relay warning.

Original Press Release:

Moxa to Unveil New Line of Managed Ethernet Switches at SPS IPC Drives Show

BREA, CA – At the SPS IPC Drives International Conference & Exhibition, Moxa will be showcasing a new line of managed Ethernet switches designed for precise time synchronization of networks in real-time control applications.

Scheduled for November 25-27, 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany, SPS IPC Drives is Europe's leading exhibition for electric automation. Moxa will display its industrial networking solutions, including wired and wireless remote automation, industrial Ethernet, serial connectivity, industrial computing, and IP surveillance, in booth #9-231.

"Moxa's Industrial Ethernet Solutions are tailor-made to unlock automation network convergence for demanding industrial applications," said Todd Desso, Strategic Business Manager for Moxa. "As a leader in factory automation, Moxa is looking forward to presenting at SPS IPC Drives its very latest Ethernet-centric products."

At the forefront of Moxa announcements at SPS IPC Drive will be EDS-405A-PTP five-port managed Ethernet switches featuring IEEE 1588v2 PTP (Precision Time Protocol) hardware time stamping, an innovation that ensures the most precise time synchronization of networks running the company's Turbo Ring and Turbo Chain topologies. Both topologies offer less than 20 ms recovery in networks with up to 250 switches.

Moxa EDS-405A-PTP switches support both IEEE 1588 Boundary Clock and Transparent Clock. While in Transparent Clock, the switches provide both End-to-End (2-step) and Peer-to-Peer (2-step) modes. They enable a high-precision time accuracy of less than 1 µs.

The switches support Modbus TCP, PROFINET RT, and EtherNet/IP for better SCADA integration. Other management functions, such as IGMP snooping, IEEE 802.1Q VLAN, QoS, RMON and relay warning, make network planning more flexible and easy.

For more information, visit or contact Moxa Americas at:

Moxa Americas Inc

601 Valencia Ave, Ste 100

Brea CA 92823

(714) 528-6777


Moxa is a leading manufacturer of industrial networking, computing, and automation solutions. With over 25 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 30 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for automation systems. Information about Moxa's solutions is available at You may also contact Moxa by email at

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