|[September 04, 2014]
Belden Trains, Certifies Industrial Network Professionals in North America
ST. LOUIS --(Business Wire)--
Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission
solutions for mission-critical applications, will now offer its Hirschmann
Industrial Ethernet Network Professional Program to
professionals responsible for industrial network infrastructures
throughout North America. The program seeks to train, test and qualify
individuals' skills and capabilities related to industrial Ethernet
technology and how to deploy it within applications, such as automation,
data acquisition, monitoring and network security.
The Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet Network Professional Program has
certified more than 600 network engineers in 47 countries. It is
designed to enhance participants' networking skills and help system
integrators and end-users demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across
The training series and set of certification exams cover topics,
including: Ethernet and fieldbus technology, Internet Protocols,
industrial network management, network security, virtual local area
networks (VLANs), wireless local area networks (WLANs), structured
cabling and network design.
Starting this month and running through the winter, Belden is currently
offering the program in three locations, with more locations to be added
in 2015. A full schedule is available here: https://www.registermyswitch.com/certification.php.
INDIANAPOLIS - Oct. 14-16 (Wireless LAN Technology &
ATLANTA - Nov. 3-4 (Industrial Ethernet Technology), Nov. 5-7
(Idustrial Networking Technology), Nov. 10-12 (Layer 2 Switching,
Theory and Practice) and Nov. 13-14 (Industrial Network Management,
Theory and Practice).
HOUSTON - Feb. 2-3 (Industrial Ethernet Technology), Feb. 4-6
(Industrial Networking Technology), Feb. 9-11 (Layer 2 Switching,
Theory and Practice) and Feb. 12-13 (Industrial Network Management,
Theory and Practice).
"One of the best ways to protect against downtime is to have on-site
specialists and external service providers who are qualified to quickly
trouble-shoot faults or prevent them from ever happening," said Julia
Santogatta, initiative and vertical marketing director at Belden. "We've
found that a variety of skills are required to control industrial
equipment and critical communications networks. Our training and
certification program aims to confirm genuine, up-to-date expertise, and
ultimately provide assurance to end-users that their vendors and
partners are qualified."
are divided into two distinct areas - general technology expertise and
specific product expertise. Within each category, three qualification
levels are available:
The "Specialist" certificate proves solid knowledge of the technology
area or product.
The "Professional" displays a deeper understanding and application
The "Engineer" demonstrates comprehensive expertise in the respective
field or with the respective products.
The Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet Network Professional Program has been
implemented in other regions of the world, including Europe and Asia,
For more information or to register for an upcoming training
session, visit https://www.registermyswitch.com/certification.php.
An early innovator in industrial Ethernet, Belden knows Industrial IT
and is delivering the next generation of industrial networking
solutions. Its global brands - Hirschmann, GarrettCom (News - Alert) and Tofino
Security - are leading the way in the adoption of industrial Ethernet.
With a purpose-built portfolio, Belden's wired, wireless and embedded
products deliver the highest confidence of reliability, availability and
security. In addition, excellent warranties and dedicated customer
support minimize downtime, protect critical infrastructure and provide
peace of mind.
Belden Inc., a global leader in high-quality, end-to-end signal
transmission solutions, delivers a comprehensive product portfolio
designed to meet the mission-critical network infrastructure needs of
industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets. With innovative solutions
targeted at reliable and secure transmission of rapidly growing amounts
of data, audio and video needed for today's applications, Belden is at
the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in
1902, the company is headquartered in St. Louis and has manufacturing
capabilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more
information, visit us at www.belden.com;
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