Industrial Network Validation
"Industry networks are crucial capital assets"
Operational procedures within the industry are getting more & more digital and continuous throughout all levels. At the same time the data amount increases with high-speed. Hence it’s obvious: Communication networks are crucial more than ever – and absolutely indispensable for the competitiveness in dynamic markets.
Moreover, it’s not only about implementing state-of-the-art Ethernet solutions for a secure, future-proof and flexible communication. In order to get the maximum output of todays industrial networks, there is a need of a competent & reliable support – from a partner with comprehensive technological know-how for planning and implementation – to be prepared for the requirements of tomorrow. Exactly that kind of support you’ll get from Siemens.
Typical customers drivers are:
- Securing of the productivity through a high availability of the plant network
- Reducing of downtimes
- Early awareness of call for action to increase the system availability
- Transparency of existing communication reserves to be capable for planning plant extensions
- Getting future-proof for Industry 4.0 challenges
The Service Portfolio Element Industrial Network Validation consists of the offers validation for PROFINET, validation for PROFIBUS-DP and the service box for PROFINET validation. Further options for PROFINET and PROFIBUS-DP are available.
1) All validation for PROFINET networks are based on the BANY-Agent service box
Scope of Delivery
Our entire scope of validation includes the following:
Scope of delivery
|Standard / Option||PROFINET||PROFIBUS-DP|
Network design and planning check (offsite / onsite on
|02||Visual check of network cables and devices (onsite, offline*)||Standard||x||x|
|03|| Physical check of the network structure (onsite, online, facility |
|04||Data check (onsite, online, facility in standstill)||Standard||x||x|
|05||Data stress check (onsite, online, facility in standstill)||Standard||x||-|
Validation report (offsite)
|07|| Option Validation consulting (HQ to the region or to OEM / |
|08||Option Complete cable and device check (onsite, offline*)||Option||x||x|
|09|| Option Media Redundancy Protocol check (MRP) (onsite, |
online, facility in standstill)
|10||Option Offline data stress check (onsite, offline*)||Option||x||-|
*offline = without facility CPU
In addition, various tools are required for carrying out validation, see table: