Most used Ethernet protocols

Table provides governing organizations and websites for the most-used Ethernet protocols among 200 respondents to the Control Engineering Mobility, Ethernet, and Wireless Study, November 2013. See also bar chart showing 16 protocols.

07/12/2014


Table of the most used Ethernet protocols follow, according to the Control Engineering Ethernet Study, November 2013. See chart of 16 Ethernet protocols from the study. The leading responses were EtherNet/IP, TCP/IP and UDP, Modbus TCP, Profinet, and EtherCAT.

The 200 respondents of the Mobility, Ethernet, and Wireless Study, November 2013, said which Ethernet protocols they use. The leading responses were EtherNet/IP, TCP/IP and UDP, Modbus TCP, Profinet, and EtherCAT. Courtesy: Control Engineering

ProtocolsGoverning organizationMore info
EtherNet/IPODVAwww.odva.org
TCP/IP and UDPInternet Engineering Task Forcewww.ietf.org
Modbus TCPModbus-IDAwww.modbus.org
ProfinetPI North Americawww.us.profinet.com
EtherCATEtherCAT Technology Groupwww.ethercat.org

For more Ethernet research findings and other Control Engineering research, see: www.controleng.com/ce-research.

- Mark T. Hoske, content manager, CFE Media, Control Engineering, mhoske@cfemedia.com.

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