VLAN Explained: What is VLAN, How does it work?

VLAN Explained: What is VLAN, How does it work?

A VLAN is a virtual LAN that allows you to segment your network without the need for physical segmentation logically. VLANs are very flexible and can be used to provide security, flexibility, and performance benefits. VLANs work by encapsulating Ethernet frames with a VLAN header that contains the VLAN ID. This ID is used to identify which devices are on which VLAN. … Continued

Industrial Ethernet Glossary

Industrial Ethernet Glossary

Industrial Ethernet Glossary Industrial Ethernet communication Protocols Ethernet is becoming ubiquitous and cost-effective, with common physical links and increased speed. As such, many industrial communication protocols are moving to Ethernet-based solutions. Ethernet communications with TCP/IP typically are non-deterministic, and reaction time is often around 100 ms. Industrial Ethernet protocols use a modified Media Access Control … Continued