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    SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service

    Apart from the preventive maintenance of the hardware platform, it is particularly the maintenance and care of the installed software components which is decisive for the lifecycle costs of a PC-based control system.

    Customer demands mainly concentrate on the following issues:

    • Optimal use of existing hardware
    • Simple system expansions/updates
    • Central administration and maintenance
    • Fast and competent service
    • Solutions from a single source
    • High plant availability

    Efficient care, maintenance and modernization of the system components used, therefore open up a considerable potential for optimization.

    SIMATIC Virtualization as a Service facilitates the access to this advanced technology. You receive the lifecycle service required for the virtualization solution, including the suitable software and hardware components, directly from Siemens Industry Services – from one source and perfectly compatible.


    Our offer includes:

    • Setup of the virtualization server
    • Configuration of virtual machines
    • Installation and configuration of the operating system
    • Turnkey installation of the SIMATIC software
    • Technical Support for all system components

    Your benefit: Getting to a virtualization solution with Siemens Industry: secure, fast and cost-optimized

    • Lifecycle services for SIMATIC products, VMware, hardware and software from one source.
    • Easy implementation of a virtualization solution with automation systems that are preprogrammed, configured and ready to use.
    • Economical and fast expansion of system components via "Ready-to-run" templates.
    • Optimal use of existing hardware resources.
    • Higher flexibility and availability of the system.
    • Lower effort for system upgrades/updates.
    • Simple system management and comprehensive support in connection with SIMATIC Remote Support.
    • Reduces the lifecycle costs of the system due to improved energy efficiency.

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

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    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.