Siemens and AWS Combine to Deliver VW’s Industrial Cloud

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By Michael Larner | 4Q 2020 | IN-5961


122 Plants Will Be Connected to the Industrial Cloud


Siemens and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are working together to deliver Volkswagen’s Industrial Cloud platform. The platform will be the cornerstone of the automobile manufacturer’s Industry 4.0 plans, connecting its 122 manufacturing plants, improving the firm’s capabilities to analyze data in real time (by connecting machine, plant, and systems data), providing staff with a centralized app store, and enabling third-party suppliers to collaborate and develop applications that will be available via the app store.

AWS is tailoring its expertise in collecting, assimilating, and analyzing data for automobile production. With domain expertise in the automotive industry, Siemens is working as an integration partner on the factory floors, automating the data collection and connecting the machinery and plants to the Industrial Cloud. VW’s data has been transferred to the Industrial Cloud since April 2019, and partners have been added to the platform throughout 2020, including ABB, ASCon Systems, BearingPoint, Celonis, Dürr, GROB-WERKE, MHP, Na…

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