Cloud or Edge computing… What makes Industrial IoT work?

The use of operational data is becoming increasingly important for industry and many companies are already analyzing machine and plant data on industrial PCs using their own software and often compromise on security in order to get the desired “connectivity”. Although this method delivers a great deal of valuable knowledge, it’s resource-intensive, isn’t very scalable and requires frequent manual updates to ensure that everything is always secure and up to date. Cloud or edge? Thanks to Industrial Edge, there’s no question. You can choose whatever you need.

We will be talking about what “Industrial IoT” really is, challenges and how can we make it a reality:

  • Differences between “IoT” and Industrial IoT
  • Safety, security and financial risks of Industrial IoT
  • Edge or cloud computing? – What it is and how it looks
  • How we mitigate those risks without compromising security – Disruptive developments to secure data collection


June 15, 2021


6:00 pm (CET)




Andres G. Guilarte
Global Product Manager
Siemens Mobility GmbH

About Innovative Tuesday

„Innovative Tuesday“ is a networking format between the local economy, researchers and students in the field of innovation. On a Tuesday evening a month we welcome all those interested in innovation and innovation management online via Zoom or at the INC Invention Center at the RWTH Aachen Campus. We are looking for exciting discussions with speakers from business and science as well as other participants from the region of Aachen on various aspects of the topic of technology and innovation management. All events are held in English to promote the exchange even beyond the national border and involve the students of RWTH Business School.

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