|[January 24, 2013]
Belden to Demo End-to-End Connectivity Solutions at DistribuTECH
ST. LOUIS --(Business Wire)--
Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions
for mission-critical applications, will be demonstrating its
substation-hardened industrial Ethernet solutions for both power
utilities and the substation automation manufacturers who support them
2013 in San Diego January 29-31. Among the features at the Belden
booth (#3427) will be sample configurations of substation communications
solutions using MPLS, cellular and Ethernet WAN solutions and
demonstration of a new advanced router from Belden's GarrettCom (News - Alert) brand of
substation-hardened communications products. DistribuTECH is the power
transmission conference for electricity transmission and distribution
professionals. Belden is the only supplier of end-to-end connectivity
solutions to the power utility industry.
With products in 75 percent of the top 100 power utilities in North
America, Belden has a powerful platform on which to expand in 2013.
Substations are at the heart of the smart grid data collection and
management activity. The company's GarrettCom and Hirschmann brands,
along with its wire and cable group, provide substation-strength
connectivity solutions that extend from the edge of the substation
network to the control room and through the firewall to corporate IT.
Belden's connectivity solutions support NERC (News - Alert) requirements fr cyber and
physical security. As the only vendor-agnostic OEM supplier of hardened
end-to-end connectivity solutions to substation automation companies,
Belden is solidifying relationships with key accounts including ABB and
Schneider Electric (News - Alert).
Solutions on display will emphasize Belden's ability to assist in
migrating power utility customers, at the pace they desire, from legacy
to fully-Ethernet configured communications systems that conform to IEC (News - Alert)
61850. Belden's solutions are known for their modularity and
flexibility, making them the systems of choice for power utilities that
need to plan the evolution of equipment intended to be amortized over 30
years or more.
Solutions will be configured from a variety of products. On display will
be GarrettCom's Magnum 10-series line of substation-hardened products
and DX line of routers and terminal servers. Hirschmann products to be
featured include Industrial Hi-Vision GUI-based network management
software, the Eagle line of secure firewall products, BAT wireless
access points and MIPP patch panels. Belden's Cat 5e and Cat 6
industrial Ethernet cable solutions will be on display as well.
About GarrettCom and Hirschmann
GarrettCom, a Belden Brand, designs and manufactures industrial
networking products for specialty and stressed applications globally.
GarrettCom's products are used in applications where high reliability
under harsh conditions is a primary consideration. These include power
utility substations and similar smart grid operations centers,
surveillance and physical security, transportation facilities,
industrial and factory automation, telecommunications, defense, water
treatment and outdoor applications.
Hirschmann, a Belden Brand, manufactures Ethernet switches, wireless
access points, firewall/VPN routers and network management software for
harsh industrial environments. The Hirschmann brand stands for
experience and expertise in the automation, power transmission and
distribution, transportation and energy industries, having pioneered the
development of Ethernet as a common standard for industrial control
St. Louis-based Belden Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells
connectivity solutions for markets including industrial, enterprise, and
broadcast. It has approximately 6,800 employees, and has manufacturing
capabilities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, and a
market presence in nearly every region of the world. Belden was founded
in 1902, and today is a leader with some of the strongest brands in the
signal transmission industry. For more information, visit www.belden.com.
Belden, Belden Sending All The Right Signals, and the Belden logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Belden Inc. or its affiliated
companies in the United States and other jurisdictions. Belden and other
parties may also have trademark rights in other terms used herein.
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