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Alternative to Anybus Serial Server
Share and access your Serial over Ethernet

Serial over Ethernet technology will become an irreplaceable tool if you need to access a distant serial device from anywhere on the globe, making it available on the distant machine as if it was locally plugged into it. Conveniently exchange any amount of data over the network with up to five hundred RS232 port appliances at the same time.
Also available on Linux OS and Windows Mobile

For Developers

Sign up for the API evaluation program and test Serial to Ethernet Connector integration into your own software product.

Serial connections across Ethernet

With the powerful features Serial to Ethernet Connector offers, you can access up to 500 COM port devices shared over Ethernet (Internet or LAN) at a time.

  • Share Serial over Ethernet

    What makes COM over Network Connector from Electronic Team a unique piece of software is that any serial device is recognized by the remote PC as an actually connected one, so you can control it in your application.
  • Make available serial over network for inbound connections (Server mode)

    Install Serial to Ethernet Connector on your PC and create a Server type of connection to make any COM port, either real or virtual, available for the external connection. Multiple client PCs will be able to access the shared COM port at the same time transferring I/O data packets over the network.
  • Reconnect automatically

    COM to Network Connector runs as a Windows service. What it means is that all connections are automatically reconfigured on the system start, even before logging into your user account. Moreover, it also implies that it is not necessary to keep the GUI permanently opened: once you have all the parameters configured, you can close the app, keeping all your connections running in the background thanks to the functional peculiarity the service.
  • Serial to Ethernet Connector for Linux is available

    From now on the easiest way of sharing any serial device is available for Linux OS. Choose whether Linux or Windows OS will serve as a client or server. Note, this is a command-line based version of the app without the GUI.

    Download Serial to Ethernet Connector for Linux OS now!

    Recently released Linux version of Serial to Network Connector for ARM-based computers allows you either to connect to the distant COM ports over the network or share them. Note: D-Bus needs to be installed on your device to use this version.

    Request an evaluation copy of this version

Custom Software Development
Whether you’re looking at modifying functionality of our current software solutions or developing a new product from scratch, we can make it happen!
What customers say
    • 4.9
    It is just what we need! Serial to Ethernet Connector is bounding our hardware together. Now, we don’t have to pay the extra cost for maintenance and upgrading of our virtual COM drivers. It is the perfect solution for us!
    Xuehui Li, Product manager Xuehui Li, Product manager

Overall rating 4.9
based on 243 reviews
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Serial to Network Connector for Windows

System Requirements
Windows (32-bit and 64-bit): 2008 R2 SP1/7 SP1/8/10; Windows Server 2012/2016/2019
Latest Update
Version 9.0.1253 (12 Apr, 2023) Release notes
Communication Application