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Siemens Introduces Ruggedcom RS950G Ethernet Redundancy Device
Siemens Industry, Inc. Posted 09/15/2014
- Ruggedcom RS950G demonstrates 1 Gbps wirespeed throughput in IEC 62439-3 interoperability test
- Redundancy device supports IEC 61850-3, IEC 62439-3 HSR, PRP and IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP)
- Presentation and live demonstration at CIGRÉ Session 2014
Siemens Ruggedcom RS950G has set a speed record: the utility grade IEC 62439-3 compatible product demonstrated a transmission rate of 1 Gbps on HSR (high-availability seamless redundancy) and PRP (Parallel Redundancy Protocol) links. This was achieved during interoperability tests conducted in July 2014 in Bilbao (Spain) in preparation for an interoperability demonstration by the UCA International Users Group (UCAlug), a non-profit organization that includes utilities, suppliers, universities and other institutions from several countries that is dedicated to enhancing interoperability for the utility enterprise using open international standards.
The RS950G is designed to operate reliably in harsh industrial environments such as power generation and distribution, and for rail transport. The results of this recent interoperability test demonstrated that Ruggedcom RS950G meets the demands of the high-speed communications networks of the future by achieving a transmission rate of 1 Gbps on HSR and PRP whilst supporting future-oriented standards such as IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1588.
Siemens will be showcasing Ruggedcom RS950G alongside other network components at its booth #277. Visitors can also see live IEC 61850 interoperability demonstration of products from various manufacturers, including Ruggedcom RS950G, at the UCAIug booth #370.
CIGRÉ (Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques/International Council on Large Electric Systems) is an international organization for the exchange of information in the field of electrical energy transmission and supply. The CIGRÉ Session, which is held in Paris in even-numbered years, is the key platform for this exchange.