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    SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service

    Service description

    SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service is breaking new ground when it comes to the optimized maintenance and modernization of PC-based control systems, and makes it easy to get started with future-oriented virtualization technology in the industrial environment.

    We offer everything customers need for a virtualization solution: Services throughout the entire lifecycle, including the right software and hardware components. Everything from a single source – with all components working together in harmony.

    Our offer in detail
    • Easy implementation of a virtualization solution based on pre-configured and ready-to-use systems with the optimzed use of existing hardware resources

    • Specifically designed for use as infrastructure for SIMATIC PCS 7 environments, so no special product releases are required
    • All the necessary VMware and Microsoft software licenses are included and activated based on the specific system architecture (operating system for hosts and thin clients, RDS CALs and CALs also included)
    • Lifecycle services and technical pre-sales and after-sales support are provided by Siemens for all supplied components (including third-party units)  à  Reduction in lifecycle costs

    • Free spare parts supply is included

    • Entire architecture was tested separately for the PCS 7 SW system test

    • Preconfigured virtual machines for SIMATIC PCS 7 and Windows Server require only simple installation routines to run  à Cost-effective and rapid expansion of ES/OS system components thanks to ready-to-run templates

    • Includes host diagnostics brokers for easy integration into PCS 7 maintenance stations

    • Backup and recovery tool for storing and restoring virtual machines and Hypervisor configurations are included

    • The initial system configuration is backed up from the outset, allowing simple restoration as required

    • Several security measures pre-implemented

    • Extensive documentation for handling and configuration is included


    Your benefits
    • Greater system flexibility and availability
    • Reduced overhead in the case of system upgrades/updates
    • Simple system management and comprehensive support in conjunction with SIMATIC Remote Services


    How to order

    Are you interested in this service? If you are, contact your Siemens Contact Person. They will be glad to help and are available for more detailed information about this service.

    Further information

     SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service - all you need to know about...