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PROFINET - Integration with Softing

After the inclination to invest was low last year, this has been strongly changing during the last months. Softing is extensively receiving requests on support regarding the integration of real time Ethernet into devices and systems. PROFINET and EtherCAT are most frequently demanded.

PROFINET evaluation platform

PROFINET-Stack enables independent solution

March 28 2010 Softing develops protocol software according to the PROFINET standard providing a flexible, independent and portable solution for the market.


There are two kinds of uses for our stacks.

Porting on an existing customer hardware

A large number of operating systems and hardware architectures are supported. An Ethernet interface provided, PROFINET can be installed in shortest time.

Certificate for PROFINET IO Device Implementation

Hardware-based integration

A complete module contains both the hardware and the software for a PROFINET connection. The module is integrated via a flexible interface.

Further benefits

  • Of course, a parallel use of the standard IT protocols is possible in both kinds of use.
  • For testing purposes an evaluation possibility is available.
  • The PROFINET stack has passed the Conformance Test and is already implemented in devices e.g. from Omron and Cisco for industrial use.

Softing - partner for Ethernet integration

Frank Iwanitz, Business Development Manager Real-Time Ethernet at Softing AG

Competent support with the integration of PROFIsafe, the implementation of further real time Ethernet protocols and the diagnostics of Ethernet wiring and applications belong likewise to the performance of Softing.


Writing an email to Frank Iwanitz, click here.


Surfing the website of Softing, click here.


Calling Softing on +49(0)89-45656-0,
Fax +49(0)89-45656-399.


In writing to turn to Softing AG, Richard-Reitzner-Allee 6, 85540 Haar, GERMANY




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