Open standard for automation, based on Industrial Ethernet.
High performance thanks to data rates of 100 Mbps and more.
Flexible topologies such as line, star, tree and ring structures permit greater scalability of the redundancy and raise the level of availability.
Maximum protection of investment thanks to the simple integration of existing fieldbus systems and network architectures.
Step-by-step transition from PROFIBUS to PROFINET.
Secure transmission of standard and safety-related data on one bus cable.
Simple installation, due partly to the use of the Siemens FastConnect installation system.
Convenient installation of devices through the automatic assignment of names in the system.