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Industrial Networking Part 4: IT Basics for the OT Person

Wayne Welk6/26/2020

In part 4 of our industrial networking series, Brandon Singh and Joe Belaschky, Automation and Networking Specialists with The Reynolds Company, rejoin the podcast for a discussion on common IT concepts useful for the OT person. We discuss the difference between MAC and IP addresses, IP6, DHCP, subnet masks, default gateways, segmentation, VLANs, the 7-layer OSI model and some common Ethernet protocols used on the plant floor.



  • Episode Producer and Host… Wayne Welk
  • Guest Panelist… Joe Belaschky and Brandon Singh
  • Post Production… Brad Freeman