Network management software receives upgrade, monitors more
Siemens upgraded its Sinema Server V12 network management software, which can now monitor up to 500 components and 50,000 clients.
Siemens' upgraded server can monitor 500 components per station, up to 50,000 clients, document Ethernet and Profinet networks, and help identify problems to reduce downtime
Each Sinema Server station can display the status of up to 100 other stations within the network for a total of 50,000 clients. The user interface now adjusts to customer requirements while integrating into HMI devices and Scada systems in a new way.
Connected components are automatically identified through Simple Network Management Protocol and Profinet devices through Device Control Protocol. Users can edit, load and save device profiles.
The software continuously monitors Ethernet and Profinet networks. All physical port level connections as well as machine or application specific network configurations are displayed. Any malfunction within the network is flagged for identification and removal.
A diagnostics function provides and documents name, device type, serial number and product-specific status configuration, and identification data. Alarm threshold values for a specific device may be defined as well.
Sinema Server V12 supports Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit) and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. Users are now free to choose from four display languages: English, German, French, or Chinese.
- Edited by Jessica DuBois-Maahs, Associate Content Manager, CFE Media, Plant Engineering, Control Engineering
Case Study Database
Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.
These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.
Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.