WHITEPAPER: Introduction to EtherNet/IP

Introduction to EtherNet/IP

What is EtherNet/IP (Ethernet Industrial Protocol)?

EtherNet/IP is traditional Ethernet combined with an industrial application layer protocol targeted to industrial automation. This application layer protocol is the Control and Information Protocol (CIP™).

In this whitepaper, you will review the basic aspects of EtherNet/IP and learn how the open-source protocol can benefit your industrial applications.