White Paper: The Serial Revolution - Establishing Global Access to Serial Ports

Feb. 17, 2009
Serial ports aren't the wave of the future but you can use them with newer technology and save yourself some big money by integrating your legacy equipment with your new systems. Find out how.

In the process of updating a variety of computer systems and hardware configurations, the plant manager of a Midwest manufacturer needed a centralized network that would connect three buildings within three quarters of a mile, plus a couple more several miles away.

With a wide array of legacy equipment, primarily utilizing serial connections, the need presented a rather complex challenge, especially since serial connections are limited in terms of distance and networking.

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