the bridge to Catena-X.

the bridge to Catena-X.

the bridge to Catena-X

German Edge Cloud gives SMEs quick access to Catena-X and facilitates the secure exchange of information. The company pools its expertise and experience in networking production and sovereign data management in the ONCITE DPS CX-Gateway. 


Use-case of a data transfer via Gateway

Standardised – secured – sovereign

The ONCITE DPS CX-Gateway (Connectivity Gateway), developed based on open-source components, allows fast, secure data exchange with other Catena-X participants.

The Gateway can be configured quickly and easily. It is unnecessary to realign the existing IT/OT infrastructure to set up and operate the ONCITE DPS CX-Gateway.

Production and process data is read from, for example, existing Manufacturing Execution Systems (MESs) into the ONCITE DPS CX-Gateway and made available to the addressee in a standardised and secure manner, based on Catena-X requirements.


Your benefits from the

  • Businesses and factories can be connected to Catena-X easily, quickly and cost-effectively
  • The Eclipse Dataspace Connector (EDC) is required for communication within the Catena-X network. The EDC provides a connector framework for inter-company data exchange that preserves data sovereignty and is part of the Connectivity Gateway
  • Comfortable UI configuration, including database, connector (EDC), administration shell, adapter setup and much more
  • Your own processes and data flows can be developed and set up using low code
  • Full data ownership and sovereignty

Networking with the Catena-X ecosystem
in three simple steps.

Catena-X is a shared data ecosystem in the automotive sector that enables participants to exchange data confidently, securely and in a standardised way and to work with each other across companies. As a founding member, German Edge Cloud forms a unique bridge to the network. 

Step 1


Easy installation of the gateway without realignment of the existing IT/OT infrastructure.

Step 2


Easy configuration and commissioning of the ONCITE DPS CX-Gateway.

Step 3


Create benefits through secure and standardised data exchange in accordance with Catena-X.


With the highest standards for security and data protection:

The ONCITE Digital Production System is Catena-X certified!


ONCITE DPS CX-Gateway components

User Interface

For the easy, graphic-based configuration of the CX-Gateway (database, EDC connector, adapter, etc.)


Eclipse Dataspace Connector

The EDC – the central communication component for Catena-X - implements a framework agreement for sovereign, cross-organisational data exchange. It has been designed to be expandable to support alternative protocols and allow its integration into various ecosystems.


Composition Engine

Flexible configuration and setup of processes and data streams via low code.



Simple and fast connection of OT and IT infrastructure by using different industry standards.


Networking of production with sovereign data management

German Edge Cloud provides SMEs with fast and convenient access to Catena-X and makes it easier to securely exchange information

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