Volkswagen and Amazon are facing an in-depth partnership in cloud services from the Internet. The aim of the news Agency dpa, to increase the productivity of the factories of the giant car maker is to the information. Previously, the "Süddeutsche Zeitung had reported" about it.
The two global organizations announced on Wednesday a multi-year development cooperation, a "industry Cloud". Volkswagen wants to bring together with the help of networking in the future, the data of all machinery, equipment, and systems from all of the 122 factories of the group to meet its efficiency targets. In the long term, it is also about the Integration of the global supply chain to go with over 30,000 locations from more than 1,500 suppliers and partner companies.
Amazon has one of the most powerful Clouds in the world, so bundled Server, the from all Parts of the world, and process the data, it was said to the grounds.
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Recently, Volkswagen had announced that by 2025, productivity in the entire production network - except for China - a 30 percent increase.
"We will strengthen the production as a competitive factor for the Volkswagen group," said Porsche chief Oliver flower, which is in the group Board of management for production. Cooperation with the Amazon subsidiary Web Services-creating essential prerequisites for this. With the construction of his "Industrial Cloud" make the group the basis for an end-to-end digitisation of its production and logistics.More about
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the group chief Herbert Diess said last week at a works meeting in Wolfsburg: "We need to make our cars significantly more money to invest in the future. We need leaner, more agile, faster, to the pace of new competitors to keep up.“ He, however, made clear that the digitalization will cost jobs. (dpa, Reuters)