FPT Software and Siemens Join Forces to Push Forward the Expansion of MindSphere IoT Operating System

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:00 PM Print This Post

HANOI, Vietnam–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Since early July 2017, FPT Corporation and Siemens have been
collaborating in utilizing and implementing MindSphere, the cloud-based
open IoT operating system from Siemens, for global customers of
different sizes.

The partnership sees the two companies collaborating in both the North
and South bound of the IoT platform, making FPT MindSphere’s eligible
partner in numerous categories, including Consulting, Application
Development, System Integration, Technology Development and Connectivity
development.

The two companies have taken one step further in the partnership and
laid down plan to drive the expansion of the Industrial IoT platform in
two frontiers: technology and workforce development. On one hand, FPT
and Siemens will work together to provide worldwide solutions on
MindSphere to help businesses adopt digital transformation for their
organizations, particular in leveraging big data for IT/OT
convergence. On the other hand, the question of workforce readiness will
be addressed by FPT as the company has committed to develop up to 1,000
FTEs worldwide to help Siemens in MindSphere’s global go-to-market, both
in customer acquisition and technical roll-outs. Customers in industries
where the two companies have strong footprints and expertise, namely
Automotive, Aviation and Utilities among others, are expected to benefit
greatly from the strategic alliance. FPT and Siemens have achieved
initial success in UK, Germany and Vietnam. In the nearest future, the
two companies will expand to other markets like Europe, Japan, APAC and
US to support the fast growing community of MindSphere users.

“I strongly believe the determination of FPT and Siemens in embracing
digital manufacturing will witness tremendous success, especially for
our customers”. Mr. Hoang Viet-Anh, CEO of FPT Software
remarked. “The joint efforts between the companies will provide
customers with a powerful IoT platform and a highly scalable and
skillful workforce, which can be mobilized in a speedy manner, and to
any corner of the world.”

In the recent years, FPT has emerged as an adept IoT service provider,
with a growing customer base in various industries, from start-ups to
Fortunes 500s. FPT’s IoT team includes hundreds of experts with deep
knowledge in different platforms, and in both software and hardware.

“We believe FPT is a valuable partner, with whom we can assist customers
of all sizes and industries in driving the global Digital Transformation
by co-developing skillful workforce and providing joint offering. This
partnership and the FPT portfolio brings an important benefit for the
Mindsphere Ecosystem,” said Paul Kaeley, senior vice
president, Global Partner Eco-system, Siemens PLM Software.

About Siemens:

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that
has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability
and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in
more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification,
automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of
energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading
supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions
and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive
and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading
provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and
magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory
diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2016, which ended on
September 30, 2016, Siemens generated revenue of €79.6 billion and net
income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2016, the company had
around 351,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on
the Internet at www.siemens.com.

About FPT

FPT Corporation (HOSE: FPT) is the global leading technology,
outsourcing and IT services group headquartered in Vietnam with over
US$1.8 billion revenue and over 30,000 employees. Qualified with CMMI
Level 5 & ISO 27001:2013, FPT delivers world-class services in
Analytics, IoT, Mobility, Cloud, Product Engineering Services, Platform
Modernization, Application Development & Management Service, and BPO
services globally from delivery centers across the United States, Japan,
Europe, Australia, Vietnam and the Asia Pacific. With focus on R&D
activities to drive innovation and improve service quality, the company
has been serving over 450 customers worldwide, of which over 50 are
Fortune 500s in the industries of manufacturing, semiconductors,
healthcare, utility, financial services, satellite TV and more. For more
information, please visit https://www.fpt-software.com.

Contacts

FPT Software
Linh Pham
Worldwide Business Department
linhptk@fsoft.com.vn

 


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