Siemens announces partnership with Atos on digital services for MindSphere | Automation.com

Siemens announces partnership with Atos on digital services for MindSphere

October 4, 2016 - Siemens and Atos announced their reinforced cooperation to offer digital innovations for manufacturing companies: Atos prepares to offer ready-made applications as well as all integration, infrastructure and security services necessary to build customer- specific applications on the MindSphere platform. MindSphere has been designed as an open ecosystem to optimize plant performance by collecting and analyzing large datasets in industry. It forms the basis for applications and data-based services from Siemens and third parties, such as predictive maintenance, energy data management or resource optimization.

Leveraging on the joint R&D investments with Siemens on Cloud and Data Analytics, Atos will be one of the first MindSphere partners delivering a broad set of IT and digital services. Atos offers MindSphere customers a structured approach; from quick-start services with first real results to production readiness of MindSphere applications, in order to accelerate the prototyping, validation and deployment of Mindsphere applications through automated and predefined use cases. The services in detail:

Use Case Evaluation Workshop: A methodology based on the identification and qualification of feasible, MindSphere-related use cases for further validation in the customer environment.

Use Case Prototype: A structured approach to verify the technical and economic feasibility of the MindSphere use case implementation for the customer.
Use Case Integration: Integration of the validated use cases in the customer environment, including the underlying applications and data analytics.

Application Development: Atos will provide the services to design and develop applications for MindSphere. Atos will start to deliver MindSphere services in the 4th quarter of 2016, providing these services and applications to global manufacturing customers of both Atos and Siemens. For 2017 Atos plans to expand MindSphere services and offer customers a hosting service for the MindSphere platform, either

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Siemens AG  is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization.
 

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