Rugged Communications for Electric Power SystemsReliability. Fast communication. Never having to worry, 24/7. Our clients demand the most from their smart grid technology, so we’ve made sure our products not only meet the needs to keep generation intertie systems, protection and control systems in substations, and widely dispersed distribution automation equipment in constant contact. We’ve made sure they exceed them. A low-latency, redundant communications network powered by RUGGEDCOM plays an important role in keeping electric power systems up and running. We’ve designed our products to provide you with maximum uptime for your utility grade communications systems. That means fewer outages and the prevention of damage to valuable assets. RUGGEDCOM smart grid technology solutions operate reliably in the harshest environments.The equipment is fully compliant to IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 Standards.Our utility grade communications products have been field proven in electric utility environments for as long as there has been Ethernet in substations. With well over 300,000 units in-service, our products are delivering field demonstrated MTBFs in excess of 150 years, providing worry free operation and lowest total cost of ownership for our customers. Bottom line? Our utility grade communications products means you’re prepared to meet any demands placed on your communications network in virtually any smart grid technology application. And it means that you’ll gain peace of mind with the confidence that your communications network will always be available.