Advantages of EtherNet/IP

EtherNet/IP advantages include:

  • Vendor Support
    ODVA provides support, as do many vendors.
  • Flexibility
    Solutions are not vendor-specific. You have the flexibility to combine products as you see fit.
  • Implementation Time
    As you work with EtherNet/IP, the predefined objects will translate into familiarity between EtherNet/IP solutions and other CIP protocols. Familiarity reduces learning curves and implementation times.
  • Speed
    EtherNet/IP is a fast network protocol.
  • Data Size
    EtherNet/IP can transfer large amounts of information.

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