Manufacturer-neutral planning software for industrial networks
PROnetplan V2 allows the pre-planning of convergent industrial networks based on Industrial Ethernet and PROFINET. PROnetplan V2 focuses in particular on bandwidth planning. As a result, it can be ensured right from the network planning stage that all applications used in the network can communicate smoothly.
Parameters that are taken into account and displayed by PROnetplan V2:
Type of application (PROFINET, TCP/IP application)
Number of devices / payload
Server (communication sink)
Data throughput / backplane capacity / required number of ports of the switches used
Bandwidth / network load for each connection
Update times of the cyclic devices (e.g. with PROFINET)
Required number of ports
Available line depth
Uni- / bidirectional communication, broadcast
The advantages at a glance:
Convenient network planning via drag-and-drop Create or edit network components and connections in seconds
Intuitive network load pre-planning without unnecessarily complicated technical specifications User-friendly planning with freely selectable components without manufacturer restrictions
Planning of copper, fibre-optic and WLAN-based network connections Simulate cable routes and dimensioning in advance
Creation of communication relationships between components Visualise and plan data volume based on device-specific communication paths
Licence model - briefly explained
Purchase version With a device-based user licence (workstation licence), PROnetplan V2 can be installed on a terminal device (PC, laptop, tablet) and used on it by any user.
Test version (available until 31.03.2021) Discover all the functions of PROnetplan V2 in a time-limited, fully comprehensive test version for network creation and parameter calculation.
Demo version Create your test network (up to 10 devices) and discover the most important functions for network creation and parameter calculation - free of charge.
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PROnetplan V2 can be used under the following operating systems:
Microsoft® Windows® Vista, 7, 8, 10
Intel Atom 800 Mhz or better
1GB RAM or better
Min. 400MB hard disk space
PROnetplan V2: Features and benefits in detail
Practice-oriented network load planning in the topology view
Dimension network resources precisely in advance
Optimise your new PROFINET or Industrial Ethernet network already during the planning phase. With PROnetplan V2, the planning software for automation and industry, you can conveniently plan and calculate industrial networks in the topology view. With maximum clarity, you can make the best possible use of your network resources and plan required reserves in a targeted manner. Thanks to PROnetplan V2, professional bandwidth management becomes intuitive and user-friendly for planners.
Create and calculate communication relationships
Pre-plan connections between devices - Visualise data flows in the network
With PROnetplan V2 you can pre-plan all relevant data connections between network devices very easily. All data line paths can be created by drag-and-drop and configured with just a few clicks. PROnetplan V2 simulates the expected network loads per partial connection on the basis of the created line paths. This allows you to understand and optimise the application-specific communication volume between different devices.
Selectable communication parameters:
► Data source / target
► Communication type (uni- / bidirectional)
► Application type (PROFINET, TCP/IP)
► Line type (copper, fibre optic, WLAN)
► Average data rate (bps)
► Payload (package size)
► Update rate (PROFINET only)
► Bandwidth of the line type (10/100/1000 Mbps)
User-friendly device catalogue according to classes
Manufacturer-neutral and customisable - without complicated device details
PROnetplan V2 software is designed to simplify your network planning. Instead of countless technical details, PROnetplan V2 only requires network load-relevant device specifications. This allows you to plan your new network in a manufacturer-neutral way and create devices of your choice with minimal effort.
How it works:
Select device class Simply select the desired device class by clicking
Place device via drag-and-drop Place the desired device in the desired location
Currently selectable and customisable unit classes:
►TCP/IP-based devices (Server/PC/Camera/Panel)
►Uplink / Cloud
►Network Management System (NMS)
Device list - All network devices at a glance
In addition to the topology view, you can display all network components and devices used as a list. This gives you a compact overview of all the necessary components of your planned network at any time.
Export / print function - including personalisatio
Export your network plans as a PDF file. Or print out your network project on paper. For an optimal presentation, you can add additional information as well as your company logo to your planning documentation.
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