Mind-Blowing Siemens MindSphere

Mind-Blowing Siemens MindSphere
February 14, 2017 Brendan Sheppard

Transforms data into knowledge. And knowledge into measured business success.

Siemens MindSphere

Master your digital transformation

The open cloud platform from Siemens, MindSphere, is a centerpiece of a powerful IoT operating system with data analytics and connectivity capabilities, tools for developers, applications and services. It helps to evaluate and utilize your data and to gain breakthrough insights. Drive the performance and optimization of your assets for maximized uptime.


Open IoT operating system

With MindSphere, Siemens offers a cost-effective, scalable cloud platform, in the form of a Platform as a Service (PaaS), for the development of applications. Designed as an open operating system for the Internet of Things, this platform makes it possible to improve the efficiency of plants by recording and analyzing large volumes of production data. MindSphere provides a solid foundation for applications and data-based services from Siemens and third-party providers, for example in the areas of predictive maintenance, energy data management, and resource optimization.

MindSphere offers customers a development environment in which they can integrate their own applications and services.

Tap into the full range of possibilities

MindSphere offers you the ability to immediately develop, deploy and run digital services, create own applications, or even new business models.


Benefits for machine builders

  • Increase service efficiency and lower warranty expenses
  • Offer additional services (e.g. availability)
  • Enable new business models
  • Product enhancement via feedback loop to R&D

Benefits for plant operators

  • Increased uptime and asset availability
  • Asset optimization
  • Maintenance efficiency

Benefits for app developers

  • Rapid development of own applications due to an open API
  • Scalable development environment


Open standard (OPC UA)

Seamless connectivity between the products from Siemens and third parties

Plug & play

Easy, convenient engineering of Siemens products

Cloud infrastructure

Public cloud, private cloud, or on-site solution as a closed system

Open interfaces

Open application interfaces for individual customer applications

Transparent price model

Transparent pay-per-use price model

New business models

Development of new business ideas, such as the sale of machine hours.