Process and Control Today | Belden Expands GREYHOUND Ethernet Switch Family to Optimize Network Performance

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Process and Control Today | Belden Expands GREYHOUND Ethernet Switch Family to Optimize Network Performance

High-Performing Port Density on Compact Design Delivers Cost-Effective, Scalable Connectivity in Industrial Environments

Belden Inc., a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, today announced the availability of its Hirschmann GREYHOUND 105/106 Ethernet Switches, built to deliver fast, secure, cost-effective and future-proof network connectivity in industrial operations.

GREYHOUND 105/106 Ethernet Switches from Hirschmann offer a very high port density with support for multiple Gigabit speeds. The compact design combines hardened industrial hardware and high-performance switching and routing capabilities while meeting any performance, redundancy or budget requirements.

Customers can choose the features best suited for their environments and pay only for the speed, power and security they need – with the confidence that the solution can scale easily as connectivity requirements increase. Available in four main versions, GREYHOUND 105 and GREYHOUND 106, the switches can serve as an aggregation layer or backbone switch depending on the network’s size.

With the GREYHOUND 105/106 Ethernet Switch family, users benefit from:

“The demand for bandwidth and the number of interconnected devices grows significantly each year and that’s why we developed the GREYHOUND 105/106 switches,” said Sebastian Preiss, senior product manager at Belden. “Designed as a multipurpose industrial aggregation layer switch, these devices bridge the hardware and software requirements of enterprise IT and industrial operations to ensure maximum uptime and smooth production processes.”

Reliable in wide operating temperature ranges and with a fanless design, GREYHOUND 105/106 Ethernet Switches can be installed in both harsh environmental conditions and control cabinets without the need for powerful cooling systems. The devices support networks in any industrial setting – including all segments of discrete and process manufacturing, energy production and transportation.

For more information on GREYHOUND 105/106 Ethernet Switches, 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 to learn more.

For more information, please contact: Berry Medendorp Belden 1 N. Brentwood Blvd 15th Floor St. Louis Missouri USA Tel: +1 314 854 8000 Email: Web:

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