We are pleased to congratulate our industry partner Rockwell Automation for having won, for the third year in a row, the Control Engineering 2016 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Network Integration – Ethernet hardware Products category.CTLx_ENG_16EngAward_Winner

This year, the voting session saw more than 140,000 industrial engineers responsible for automation, control, and instrumentation technologies.

The final voting round for this category included five newly launched products, and the Stratix 5400 was ultimately selected as the winner .

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5400 Industrial Ethernet switch is one of the new flagship product lines of the Stratix product portfolio.

Stratix 5400 family

It was launched last spring, as part of the Stratix EtherNet/IP Network portfolio which enables manufacturers, and other industrial customers to converge their network infrastructure and tightly integrate technical and business systems using IP-based networks like EtherNet/IP. The portfolio includes many other products utilizing Cisco technologies that have won previous year’s awards, in particular:

This series of achievements recognize the value of Rockwell Automation and Cisco partnership on products, services and educational resources leveraging the technology and expertise from each company throughout the offerings. Together, enabling both information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) teams to build secure, converged network architectures to meet the needs throughout the Enterprise.

You can find more info on the Rockwell Automation and Cisco partnership here.



Massimo Cambiaghi

Senior Marketing Manager

Cisco Internet of Things Products and Solutions Marketing