Who we are and what we can do

As a specialist in innovative edge and cloud solutions, German Edge Cloud (GEC) ensures that data in networked environments is available quickly, easily, and securely. The company supports process optimization using data analytics, in the manufacturing industry for example, and guarantees its customers full data sovereignty for connections to the public or private cloud. GEC is a developer and service integrator of turnkey solutions and offers both its own and industry-specific systems.

As part of the Friedhelm Loh Group, GEC already implements its solutions at the Industry 4.0 plant of its sister company Rittal in Haiger. In cooperation with industry and research partners, the company develops solutions that are simple and quick to deploy, enabling customers across industries to solve digitalization challenges more effectively and achieve a new level of digital value creation.

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Together we will find
the right solution for your company

Products

IIoT Software – Your Route to the Digital Future

Cloud Technologies

Cloud & Edge Automation at the Highest Level

Certifications

Security for Your Data and Applications

Cloud Technologies

Edge Computing in Manufacturing

Products

ONCITE: The Mini Data Center

IIoT-Software

smart MOM:
Holistic Manufacturing Management

Cloud Technologies

Our Data Centers – Your Reliable Cloud Infrastructure

Services

At Your Side, Right from the Start

 

German Edge Cloud Presents the First Edge Cloud-Based Micro-Data Center

ONCITE is meeting the increasing demand for real-time data availability with a scalable edge cloud data center. ONCITE is located directly at the factory site and thus where the data is generated – as implemented at Rittal’s new Industry 4.0 production facility in Haiger, for example. There, up to 18 terabytes of sensitive production data are processed and analyzed every day, with full data sovereignty ensured. 

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ONCITE in Practice: Open IT Test Environment for Research and Industry at Fraunhofer Institute

The Fraunhofer IPT and research partner German Edge Cloud have teamed up to launch the prototype of a scalable edge cloud environment for research and industry. The networking of production facilities and IT for the use of big-data solutions requires companies to invest a great deal of resources and technical expertise. Therefore, we are implementing an open test environment for research and industry in Aachen, where concepts for digitalized production can be tested in a practice-oriented manner and soon be implemented on an industrial scale.

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News from German Edge Cloud

We always keep you up to date! Whether with our newsletter, press reports, or blog posts – we offer you added value content on topics that are relevant to you and the industry.

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The sharing of data between companies throughout the entire automotive industry value chain is set to become easier and more secure. The objective of the Catena-X initiative is to develop a uniform industry standard. Big players and SMEs alike have joined the newly founded Catena-X Automotive Network, and German Edge Cloud is amongst them.

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Press Releases

Rittal, Eplan and German Edge Cloud present their latest solutions for industrial transformation at this year’s Hanover Trade Fair (12 to 16 April). Online, via 20 live streamings and expert presentations, visitors will learn about what is now feasible in terms of digitisation. The companies will be using the slogan “Simplified. Done.” in order to show how industrial engineering and manufacturing…

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Awards

German Edge Cloud won first place in the "Innovation Champions Award 2020" with world’s first real-time, data-sovereign, AI-based edge cloud data centre.

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German Edge Cloud (GEC) is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group.

As a member of the Friedhelm Loh Group, German Edge Cloud combines traditional values with advanced technology.
You can trust in the reliability and innovation of our Edge and Cloud solutions.

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12.100

employees

1.800

patents

2,6

billion euro
turnover

12

production facilities
worldwide

98

subsidiaries
worldwide

 
 

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