Industrial networks used for process control and/or SCADA communications are critical to the operations of the company.  As such, these network are required to operate on a 7 x 24 x 365 basis and often employ layers of redundancy to ensure reliable communications and timely updates to the process control applications.  Prioritization of traffic (Quality of Service) to ensure that process control information is always given priority over business traffic is essential to reliable operation of these facilities.  Further, these networks typically provide controls to critical systems and as such Cyber-Security plays an important role in the design and operation of these networks.  At TANEx, we understand these requirements through years of design & operations experience of these types of networks.

TANEx brings the following expertise to these networks: 

  • Thorough understanding of the technology and components in the industrial network.
  • Design, commissioning and operational expertise.
  • Deep technical experience of the technologies and techniques used to provide highly reliable networks.
  • Expertise in industry best practices and technology for security of the control network.
  • Understanding of the importance of maintaining 7 x 24 x 365 communications.


  • Network design, commissioning and operations.
  • NERC compliance.
  • Primary and backup control center networks.
  • Local and long haul fibre optic networks.
  • Process control technology and networking.
  • Routing, switching and firewall technology.
  • Intrusion prevention and detection solutions.
  • Authentication and authorization solutions.