Red Lion Brings Versatility to Industrial Networks with the Modular N-Tron NT24k Managed Gigabit Ethernet Switch Series

Delivers Ultimate Flexibility with up to 24 Gigabit Ports and a Wide Range of Connectivity Options

Red Lion's N-Tron NT24k Managed Gigabit Ethernet Industrial Switch Series

NT24k Video Highlights Rackmount & DIN Rail Modular Options

York, PA - March 26, 2013 - Red Lion Controls today announced the modular N-Tron NT24k managed Gigabit Ethernet industrial switch series. With up to 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports and a flexible modular format for different configuration options, the NT24k switches are designed to handle the most challenging industrial environments with high reliability and wire-speed performance.

Available in rackmount and DIN rail models, the NT24k switches provide versatility to customers through Gigabit and 100Base connectivity options in both copper and fiber. With all Gigabit capability and a versatile array of connectivity options, the NT24k switches deliver configuration flexibility that meets industrial networking requirements across industries such as factory automation, utilities, video surveillance, security, transportation and alternative energy.

“The NT24k is built with maximum flexibility in mind, giving customers many choices for media type, form factor and module combinations,” said Diane Davis, director of Ethernet networking at Red Lion Controls. “This versatility means that customers in several different industries can customize a solution to fit their particular environment, while taking advantage of Gigabit speeds, high port densities and a full range of management features that bring network-based communications to some of the most rugged scenarios imaginable.”

The NT24k includes expanded shock and vibration tolerances and an extreme operating temperature range. It also offers redundant power input options, configuration backup and an onboard temperature sensor to ensure maximum reliability. Its full set of management features include Web browser management, SNMP, Jumbo Frame support, port trunking, port mirroring, DHCP client, 802.1Q VLAN, 802.1p QoS and other features. In addition, N-Ring advanced ring technology restores network communication within ~30ms of fault detection. Robust remote monitoring capabilities make management easy.

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As the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, Red Lion has been delivering innovative solutions for over forty years. Our award-winning technology enables companies worldwide to gain real-time data visibility that drives productivity. Product brands include Red Lion, N-Tron and Sixnet. With headquarters in York, Pennsylvania, the company has offices across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Red Lion is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company. For more information, please visit www.redlion.net.