DYNICS Releases New Industrially Hardened Switches Built for an Array of Manufacturing Settings

ICS360.Connect features include storm protection, extensive diagnostics capability, support for industrial automation protocols, and more

ANN ARBOR, MI – July 10, 2024 — DYNICS, a global leader in industrial software and cybersecurity protection, announced today the launch of ICS360.Connect, a new lineup of industrially hardened switches designed to protect and operate within harsh manufacturing environments. ICS360.Connect is the latest addition to the company’s growing suite of solutions and products created to meet the specific needs of operators in the industrial sector, from OT cybersecurity to automation hardware and software.

“ICS360.Connect represents DYNICS’ commitment to best serve manufacturers and other facility leaders as they grapple with a variety of challenges that come with working in the sector, one of them being wide-ranging conditions,” said Jeff Smith, CTO of DYNICS. “With ICS360.Connect, we are providing our customers with switches that are easily integrated into new or existing OT environments and made to function no matter the industrial surroundings.”

ICS360.Connect is equipped with several features made to accommodate the diverse industrial landscape, including the varying temperature ranges that it hosts. The switches provide connectivity in OT networks for Layer 2, Layer 3, and Software Defined Networking (SDN), and include:

  • IP6x on machine, DIN mounted IP30, and 1U rack mount options
  • SDN, Layer 2, or Layer 3 in the same hardware
  • RSTP, MSTP, G.8032 ERPSv2, Port Trunking with LACP for network redundancy in Non-SDN mode
  • CoS, DSCP, WRR/SPQ Queuing, Storm Protection
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3 for network management
  • 10/100/1G/10GB depending on form factor using RJ45 or SFP / SFP+
  • USB Backup/Restore for configuration free replacement
  • Industrial Profiles EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and Profinet
  • Extensive diagnostics capability
  • NTP, IEEE1588v2 OC (software) and TC (hardware) timestamp
  • Alarm contacts, digital inputs (based upon model)
  • Power over ethernet (PoE)
  • Wide range of power options in AC and DC (depending on model)
  • 3-year warranty standard, optional up to 5 years
  • Much more!

For more information, product specifications, or to request a demonstration, please visit our website at dynics.com or contact our sales team at (734) 677-6100 or sales@dynics.com.


DYNICS traces its beginnings to 1988 with the founding of Ann Arbor Technologies. Established in 1997, DYNICS has 20 years of experience creating quality industrial hardware, data acquisition and visualization software, along with OT Cybersecurity solutions for the industrial marketplace. DYNICS proudly designs and builds industrial hardware in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the United States and develops software and OT cybersecurity solutions from our headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our products are proudly MADE IN AMERICA.


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