Siemens, Aruba HPE form strategic partnership for integrated networks
Alliance to bridge operational technology and IT networks
Siemens and Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, have formed a strategic partnership focused on bridging the operational technology (OT) and IT.
Based on the complementary portfolios, Siemens and Aruba are now able to support customers with highly reliable, secure and insightful data networks enabling high plant and network availability.
Klaus Helmrich, member of the management board at Siemens AG, said: “The cooperation between Siemens and Aruba is an important step to complement our industrial networks offering, which is one of the pillars of the digital enterprise, with the additional IT offering from Aruba. Customers will benefit from futureproof, integrated communication networks ensuring availability and security.”
Keerti Melkote, president and co-founder at Aruba, said: “Working together for nearly three years, Siemens and Aruba have addressed the OT/IT divide thru technology integration, backed by validated reference designs. The resulting solutions are ideal for a variety of industrial applications, and are backed by both Siemens’ and Aruba’s support teams.”
The solutions include wired and wireless networking products and related software that can be implemented via several channels including the companies’ extensive partner networks with direct access to their engineering and support experts.