Bosch and Software AG team up for IoT and Industry 4.0 partnership
Software AG and Robert Bosch have joined hands to develop new joint services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0, as well as cooperating on sales activities to extend Bosch’s IoT cloud user base.
The partnership will allow their partners and customers in manufacturing, logistics and retail to gain advantage of Industry 4.0 and address new requirements of IoT solutions to deliver relevant target-oriented functionality quickly.
Software AG’s Digital Business Platform will be a highly scalable component of the Bosch IoT cloud with modules for real-time data analytics and decision making, and hence is the core objective of this partnership. The platform is able to process, analyse and visualise decision-critical data in real-time, which is important in data-intensive IoT solutions.
The scalability of the Bosch IoT cloud is an important element in offering an open ecosystem for many different partners and users. While Software AG’s universal messaging integration module – which is already in use at Bosch – ensures seamless integration and smooth operation of all components, assuring that the entire IoT ecosystem communicates in real-time via the Bosch IoT cloud.
Moreover, Bosch will also be employing Software AG’s in-memory data storage and processing solutions to enable real-time assessment. Bosch is the only company in the world that actively addresses all three levels of the Internets of Things, the company claims.
Karl-Heinz Streibich, Software AG’s CEO, said in a statement: “Our objective is to optimally combine the comprehensive expertise of Bosch as an innovation leader with our software know-how in the cloud market. With this step, we are also strengthening Germany as a technology hub with the goal of expanding its global leadership in IoT and Industry 4.0.”
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