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MindSphere Architecture

MindSphere is a distributed two-sided open platform to connect the IoT and leverage it's combined power through services and Apps. To do so, we provide you tools with the latest technology and security standards.

The platform consists of three distinct layers,

Architecture

MindSphere Application Platform

The MindSphere Application Platform is powered by Cloud Foundry and provides you with all of its PaaS capabilities and a deep integration into the MindSphere ecosystem.

Operational aspects like deployment, scaling, monitoring are getting easier since these features are baked into the core of the MindSphere Application Platform.

MindSphere Services Platform

The MindSphere Services Platform provides a variety of supporting services to make application development easier. Through our APIs you can automate almost every process, manage users and assets, retrieve and store Industrial IoT data, run analytics and much more.

Please refer to our APIs & Services Index to learn more.

MindConnect Elements

With MindConnect Elements, Siemens offers numerous possibilities for connecting machines, plants and worldwide fleets to MindSphere, regardless of the manufacturer.

Availability of MindSphere

Currently we are serving MindSphere from Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Frankfurt (eu-central-1), but soon we will also be available in US Virginia (us-east-1) and on Microsoft Azure.

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