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Ubirch and *um jointly secure Industry 4.0 data

Ubirch GmbH and The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) sign a strategic partnership. The joint project focuses on the highly secure transmission, storage and processing of sensitive Industry 4.0 data, especially in the machine engineering sector.

24 Dec. 2018
Ubirch and *um jointly secure Industry 4.0 data (Photo: Ulrich GmbH)

The company *um is contributing its expertise in the areas of big data, cloud services and managed hosting as well as the relevant infrastructure to the partnership. The Berlin-based company is expected to create the foundations and applications to make large volumes of company data from a variety of sources accessible and usable. The Cologne-based company Ubirch GmbH , which joined the TrustedIoT Alliance this year, will contribute its experience with blockchain-based technologies for securing IoT devices and the possibilities of data backup. The focus is on 5G applications and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Among other things, Ubirch offers a highly secure solution for streaming and transferring data from industrial IoT sensors.

The joint offer is designed for machine builders who want to equip their systems with secure IoT sensor technology. It is also aimed at factory operators and industrial manufacturers using networked production.