DNP3

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DNP3

(Distributed Network Protocol 3) A data link layer 2 protocol used in SCADA systems mostly in the electrical and water distribution industries. It provides the packet transmission between remote sensors and the SCADA control center. DNP3 is part of the IEEE 1379-2000 standard for best practices in SCADA communications. See SCADA, ICCP and data link protocol.
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IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology today announced the ratification of its IEEE 1815 Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3) standard for electric power systems communications.
IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology today announced that work is underway for the formal recognition of Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3) as an IEEE standard.
The gateway technology will be built upon industry standards such as distributed network protocol (DNP) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C12.

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