Part of the NTT Communications Group and a leading data center provider in Europe, e-shelter is this year exhibiting at HANNOVER MESSE for the first time. With the growing digitization of production processes also making secure data processing and storage increasingly important to industrial companies, e-shelter is showcasing a number of IoT use cases at the leading trade show "Digital Factory" in Hall 6. Among other things, visitors to the company's stand can test an audit-compatible access control system using a hand vein scanner. They can also discover how to store data in a blockchain - an application developed in collaboration with Fujitsu and iampass at the e-shelter innovation lab in Frankfurt.
End-to-end solutions for accommodating IT and network systems in a secure, high-availability environment are also on show at the e-shelter stand in Hannover. A number of examples are being used to provide a clear explanation of how to gain direct access to cloud services. The above-mentioned e-shelter innovation lab, which recently won the German Excellence Award in the Cloud Services category, is also designed to be of particular benefit to companies that are looking to roll out new IT concepts. It provides a secure, scalable environment for customized setups that allows companies to carry out their proof-of-concept testing without any risk whatsoever. With over 115 partner companies and a current count of 40 startups, the innovation lab offers a wide range of technologies and services. From hybrid cloud, IoT and artificial intelligence to big data and blockchain solutions, the lab is designed for quick and reliable testing of planned company applications in a pre-installed environment. The other innovation lab partners exhibiting with e-shelter at Digital Factory are SPIRIT/21 GmbH, Dell EMC GmbH and IoTium Inc.