Nordex Group Adopts Cumulocity IoT to Manage Clean-Energy Wind Farms
We're delighted to announce that the Nordex Group, a global manufacturer of innovative onshore wind turbines has adopted the Cumulocity IoT platform to manage its 6,800 existing wind turbines.
Nordex Turns Wind into Carbon Free Energy for the World
The Nordex Group supports wind turbine projects around the world that can generate huge amounts of electricity from the kinetic power of the wind. Wind power is free of carbon emissions and can be used by energy utilities and countries to meet clean energy targets as well as replace aging nuclear and coal-fired power stations. Nordex Group systems currently deliver more than 23 GW of sustainable energy each year and can be found in more than 80% of the world's energy market (excluding China).
Productivity and Service Levels Optimised with IoT Generated Wisdom
Software AG's Cumulocity IoT is an open and independent, device agnostic platform supporting more than 150 pre-integrated devices and 300+ industrial protocols. It is fully distributed and available across cloud, on-premises and edge. It provides enterprises with comprehensive integration capabilities that bring short-term co-existence with legacy process along with leading edge IoT data processing capabilities. Cumulocity IoT Edge is a single-server version of the market-leading Cumulocity IoT cloud platform with extensions and modifications that enable customers to do on-site integration of business apps. Using Cumulocity IoT, the Nordex Group will further digitize its business, offering its clients full-service monitoring that enables them to optimize the performance of their wind turbines and capture the full potential of the investments.
"Our wind turbines have set quality and innovation standards for decades. Being able to access the vast dataset from our wind turbines globally in real-time will enable us to generate new services and drive operational efficiency. The Nordex Group has already introduced digital products to upgrade and improve turbine performance over lifetime. We are confident that Cumulocity IoT is the best partner and product to further strengthen our digitalization strategy."Stefan Ewald, CIO of Nordex
"The energy sector is highly competitive. By combining Cumulocity IoT with wind turbines, the Nordex Group can set up a real-time remote management and centralized monitoring system, using the same software architecture from the edge to the cloud - a unique competitive advantage. Cumulocity IoT delivers innovation to Nordex through smart technologies, connected devices, and endpoints. We are very happy to support our partner in serving the needs of their customers even better."Sanjay Brahmawar, CEO, Software AG
Read about how our IoT platform leads and enables business success:
- Cumulocity IoT is ranked a Strong Performer in the Forrester WaveTM: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018
- See why Cumulocity IoT is ranked a leader in the MachNation IoT Edge ScoreCard 2018
- Learn how you can take advantage of Cumulocity IoT's distributed architecture in MachNation's IoT Platform Architecture: An Enterprise's Practical Design Guide
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