Industrial Network Architecture: Foundation


This course (INA201-EL) provides controls and IT engineers knowledge to allow them to collaboratively architect a machine or process skid network. Starting from the ground up, IT and OT professionals will learn how to design a logical and physical network infrastructure for their operation.


  • Network Architecture Defined
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Technologies
  • Network Topologies
  • Managed and Unmanaged Switches
  • System Design
  • EtherNet/IP
  • CIP Motion Application
  • Planning a Physical Infrastructure
  • Copper Physical Layer Design Practices
  • Fiber Physical Layer Design Practices


To successfully complete this course, the following prerequisites are required:

  • Completion of the EtherNet/IP Configuration and Troubleshooting (CCP183) or
    equivalent experience

Who Should Attend

Engineers or IT personnel responsible for designing, deploying, and maintaining industrial automation networks

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