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Infineon Technologies and Deutsche Telekom unveils security solution for SMBs

Infineon Technologies and Deutsche Telekom unveils security solution for SMBsInfineon Technologies AG and Deutsche Telekom AG introduced a security solution. The solution is designed for the protection of networked production on occasion of the “Nationaler IT-Gipfel 2014” in Hamburg. The solution targets the small and mid-sized businesses and highlights that sensitive data can be communicated through secured channels from one German production site to another. The solution is “Made in Germany” and its development has been supported by Fraunhofer SIT, TRUMPF, WIBU-SYSTEMS and Hirschmann.

Speaking about the new technology, Timotheus Höttges, CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG said, “Deutsche Telekom wants to be a trustful player for industrial manufacturers. We are currently developing concrete solutions which can be installed already today for ‘Industrie 4.0’ applications. In this context, security is a central issue for our customers and partners. Joining forces with our partner Infineon underlines that we want to tackle ‘secure communications for connected industrial systems’ by providing dedicated solutions.”

On the other hand, Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon Technologies AG said, “Industrie 4.0’ opens the doors to our plants – with security solutions ‘Made in Germany’, we protect our know-how and our machines in an increasingly networked production environment. ‘Industrie 4.0’ is a big opportunity for our industry if we use it in the right way. Confidence in data security is decisive for the successful implementation and the global competitiveness of German businesses.”

The security solution is the result of the joint research projects of the industry partners with the support of the German Federal Department of Education and Research (BMBF).

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