Alibaba Cloud, Siemens Team for MindSphere ‘IoT OS’ in China
September 24, 2018
Siemens and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, reached an agreement that defines the technological roadmap and implementation plan for MindSphere's launch in Chinese mainland. The general availability version of "MindSphere on Alibaba Cloud" will be available to Chinese customers by the end of the first quarter of 2019. This marks another solid step forward since the two companies signed the MoU in Berlin earlier this year.
Siemens'cloud-based open IoT operation
system MindSphere connects real things to
the digital world, and provides powerful
industry applications and digital services
to help drive business success. Combining
Siemens' PaaS capabilities with Alibaba
Cloud's IaaS services, MindSphere on Alibaba
Cloud will provide a comprehensive platform
that offers connectivity, data analytics and
industrial knowhow. This in turn will enable
enterprises in China to realize novel and
data-driven business models.