Siemens, Paessler strengthen partnership in industrial environments
Siemens and Paessler have strengthened their association in the industrial space with the confirmation that Paessler PRTG is an essential part of Siemens Lifecycle Management Suite (LMS).
The enhanced partnership was confirmed at the Hannover Fair in April 2023.
Daniel Leese, Product manager of the Lifecycle Management Suite at Siemens, explains the role of PRTG in the Lifecycle Management Suite: "With Paessler's PRTG we will extend our Lifecycle Management Suite by a state-of-the-art IT/OT online monitoring solution.
"This allows our customers to automatically generate a Reactive Maintenance Work package," Leese says.
"As a result, IT and OT monitoring data and alarms from PRTG can be easily integrated into the workflows and processes of engineers and technicians," he says.
"This development builds on the partnership between Siemens and Paessler. Both companies already worked together in the past, but now they are taking their relationship to a strategic level to leverage the strengths of Siemens and PRTG in the industrial sphere."
Paessler PRTG and Siemens Industrial Automation DataCenter (IADC)
PRTG is already used with Siemens Industrial Automation DataCenter (IADC), which can be maintained by LMS. It monitors the various components of the IADC, displays the collected monitoring data in dashboards, and alerts system administrators of any failures. This helps to ensure the excellent performance and uninterrupted operation of the data centre. Furthermore, PRTG provides LMS with transparency across IT and OT.
Helmut Binder, CEO of Paessler, says he highly values the ongoing trust that Siemens has shown in Paessler PRTG monitoring software.
"It is an honour that a world-class company like Siemens, with its reputation for innovation and quality, has chosen our Paessler PRTG monitoring solution to complement their industrial offerings," Binder says.
"This highlights not only the versatility and reliability of our monitoring software but also the value it delivers in industrial settings," he says.
In recent years, Paessler has extended its monitoring focus beyond IT and into the world of OT and IIoT and is already monitoring industrial infrastructure across the world.
Paessler took another step into OT by releasing Paessler PRTG OPC UA Server, a product extension that provides supervisory and control systems (like SCADA) with monitoring and alarm data from PRTG.
Paessler believes monitoring plays a vital part in reducing humankind's consumption of resources.
"Monitoring data helps its customers save resources, from optimising their IT, OT, and IoT infrastructures to reducing energy consumption or emissions for our future and our environment," the company says.
"That is why Paessler offers monitoring solutions for businesses across all industries and all sizes, from SMB to large enterprises. Paessler works with renowned partners, and together they tackle the monitoring challenges of an ever-changing world."
Siemens is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers.
Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power. In fiscal 2022, which ended on September 30, 2022, the Siemens Group generated revenue of 72.0 billion and net income of 4.4 billion.