Industry groups prep Ethernet for operational_ wireless networks

As Ethernet-based networks last to evolve_ two activity clusters recently announced plans to take it to yet another level – this time extending the technology to operational and  wireless time-sensitive communication applications.

This week the Ethernet Alliance said it was pushing an effort to fetch faster_ simpler communications to the operational technology OT networks typically establish in edifice and industrial automation environments. The Ethernet Alliance includes a difference of communications players including Broadcom_ Cisco_ Dell_ Juniper_ Intel as well as university and activity members.