Technology topics to industrial networking

Hirschmann™ is one of the most highly experienced manufacturers of industrial network solutions based on industrial Ethernet. As an expert in system components, accessories and unified management software with a global presence, we make available our comprehensive expertise to our clients.


Precision Time Protocol (PTPv2)

PTP makes extremely precise clock synchronization possible in the sub-microsecond area over Ethernet networks.


Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP)

PRP is a protocol for creating network redundancy and can now be built for the first time with genuinely uninterrupted data communication ("Switchover times" of 0ms).


High-availability Seamless Redundancy (HSR)

HSR functions primarily as a protocol for creating media redundancy and can now be built for the first time with genuinely uninterrupted data communication ("Switchover times" of 0ms). Unlike PRP, HSR is primarily designed for use in (redundantly coupled) ring topologies.


Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)

TSN takes IEEE 802 Ethernet to the next level to address the requirements from today’s and future automation networks. TSN offers unprecedented low end-to-end latency, as well as frame delivery precision with very low jitter that goes beyond anything that was ever possible with standardized IEEE 802.1 technology. Standardization in IEEE 802.1 and IEEE 802.3 ensures interoperability between different vendors, a broad market scope, scalability with future Ethernet speed increases and investment security.


Clear Space® Wireless

Elimination of interfering radio frequencies and all-round ESD protection.


Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

PoE - power distribution through the data cable from the rail to the backbone.


Embedded Ethernet Technology

Ethernet switches embedded in end devices such as I/O, HMI, and drives can lower installed network costs, simplify network design, improve performance, and enable more flexible topologies.

Secured by Tofino

Secured by Tofino

The Tofino Industrial Security Solution is a distributed security solution that quickly and cost-effectively implements cyber security protection within your control network.


Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)

Hirschmann products that will support TSN can be identified by the “TSN Ready” Logo that is visible on the front of the devices. Devices that carry this logo are ready to integrate TSN in the future through an update that will be available in the near future.