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 provides 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

ONCITE Industrial Suite – 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

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The objectives of industrial transformation are clear: It is all a matter of more transparency, speed, and sustainability in manufacturing and operation. Digitalisation and networking of the industrial and IT ecosystems is here a prerequisite: For machine and plant engineering, automation, and IIoT solutions, IT infrastructures, and smart services. At the Hannover Trade Fair 2022, Rittal, Eplan,…

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Press Releases

In a smart factory, the use of valid data for optimisation and greater production flexibility are key goals. One common challenge is that Industrial IoT applications must be paired with existing IT systems such as PLM, ERP, MES and Scada to ensure agile digital production management. With this goal in mind, German Edge Cloud has joined its cloud-native industrial applications with “Best of Breed”…

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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.

 To Friedhelm Loh Group

11.600

employees

2.000

patents and designs

2,6

billion euro
turnover (2019)

12

production facilities
worldwide

94

subsidiaries
worldwide

 
 

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