Belden Brings More Bandwidth, Protection to Ethernet Applications

Next Generation Compact Managed Switch from Hirschmann Offers Time-Sensitive Networking Capabilities for Real-time Communication



Belden, Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the new Hirschmann BOBCAT Switch. This next generation managed compact switch is the first appliance to provide advanced security and real-time communication through time-sensitive networking (TSN) technology on all of its ports to standardize Ethernet usage in any application.

“In the industrial and manufacturing sectors, the bottom line is driven by productivity and cost savings,” said Juergen Schmid, senior product manager at Belden. “The IIoT enables this level of efficiency through real-time communication between connected devices - from the factory floor up to the local cloud. Created with TSN and more security and flexibility, the Hirschmann BOBCAT Switch takes Ethernet to the next level and is equipped to work with the evolving needs of industrial facilities.”


With the Hirschmann BOBCAT Switch, industrial facilities can:

  • Simultaneously support multiple services on one network through TSN technology.
  • Limit downtime and ensure network protection through advanced security features.
  • Prepare for future network growth with increased bandwidth and speed capabilities.

For more information on the new Hirschmann BOBCAT Switch, please visit:

As an early innovator in industrial Ethernet, Belden knows industrial IT and delivers the next generation of industrial networking solutions, including wired, wireless and embedded products. With its global brands – Hirschmann, GarrettCom and Tofino Security – Belden helps companies minimize downtime and take advantage of the real-time data access and control made possible by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Through a seamless, secure and scalable industrial Ethernet infrastructure, companies are equipped to revolutionize their operations and achieve improved efficiency, productivity and agility. Visit: Industrial Networking to learn more.

About Belden

Belden Inc., a global leader in high quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions, delivers a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the mission-critical network infrastructure needs of industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets. With innovative solutions targeted at reliable and secure transmission of rapidly growing amounts of data, audio and video needed for today's applications, Belden is at the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered in St. Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.belden.com follow us on Twitter: @BeldenInc

For more information, contact:

Berry Medendorp
Tel: +31 77 387 8555

Nancy van Heesewijk
Standing Partnership
Tel: +31 164 317 018

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