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Empolis Receives Accolades in Industry 4.0/Internet of Things Vendor Benchmark as "Rising Star Germany 2016"


Kaiserslautern, 11.01.2016 (PresseBox) - In the first edition "I4.0/IoT Vendor Benchmark 2016" by the analyst Experton Group, Empolis has been honored with the acclaimed title of "Rising Star Germany 2016".

Empolis received the outstanding distinction in the category of "Industrial Big Data Analytics". Experton evaluated vendors providing analytic solutions and analytic databases with primary focus on processing and analysis of industrial machinery and equipment as well as large, complex, unstructured data volume.

"Those companies simply looking to digitally optimize their existing business model with Industry 4.0 and IoT today, don’t stand a chance in the future against those who engage in real digital business models", states Arnold Vogt, I4.0 & IoT Lead Advisor Experton Group AG.

Holm Landrock, Senior Advisor Experton Group AG: "Empolis solutions identify previously unknown relationships between machines and other data from company’s IT landscapes. Additionally, the solution offering is enriched with Cloud Services, in which user demands for data security and compliance to German data protection laws are fulfilled."

"The market considers Big Data/Analytics as one of the most essential technological enablers for I4.0/IoT solutions. Our customers’ demands to generate knowledge from data are quickly growing. Empolis Smart Service® combines the newest in the Industry of Things with Big Data technologies in order to make condition monitoring of machines and equipment, early indication on of imminent disturbances and preventive maintenance a reality. And, in the case of failure, all relevant information and spare parts are provided for fast resolution", explains Dr. Stefan Wess, Empolis CEO.

Find further information about the Experton Vendor Benchmark here.


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Über Empolis:

Empolis Smart Information Management® Software allows for comprehensive creation, management, analysis, intelligent processing and provision of all information relevant to a company’s business processes. Empolis has been named multiple times in EContent’s list of the “100 Top Companies in the Digital Content Industry”, in “KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter In Knowledge Management”, and in “DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data”. Additionally, Empolis Smart Cloud is one of DBTA magazine’s “Trend-Setting Products in Data for 2016”. This clearly reinforces Empolis’ approach of uniquely combining knowledge and content management according to the Empolis motto “the right information, at the right time, to the right person, on the desired device.” In addition, Empolis has been named “Big Data Leader Germany” by the Experton Group for the third time in a row.

Many notable national and international companies and public sector institutions rely on Empolis solutions, based on more than 25 years of industry and process experience. Currently, around 500 Empolis installations exist around the world, and nearly 620,000 professional users rely on Empolis solutions on a daily basis to serve approximately 34 million end customers.

Empolis acts as a driving force in the development of innovative products and industry standards, participating in national and international research and development projects. Empolis is also an associate of the DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) and a member of the Fraunhofer IAIS (Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems) advisory board.