Siemens Acquires Mendix to Digitize Core Operations
The German engineering conglomerate Siemens has closed the Mendix acquisition, just eight weeks after the transaction was first announced as the part of Siemens Vision 2020+ strategy. With the investment of enterprises to digitize there operations, demand for business application is increasing faster than the capacity of IT organizations to deliver them. A demand for low code, high productivity platforms has arisen due to the gap between business demands for smart application and lack of adequate developer talent. Siemens with the integration of Mendix, enters the rapidly growing low-code application development market.
Siemens will accelerate investments in Mendixs for faster go-to-market expansion along with creating SaaS solution and extensions to leverage the unity of the two industries. To make the, The integration of Siemens Digital Enterprise Software, Mendixs low-code application development and MindSphereIoT ecosystem will boost the IoT development, make it easier and create a platform of choice for large as well as small organisations to digitally transform their enterprises . Customers will now have access to the largest open ecosystem of IoT, Cloud and Digital Enterprise Software experts, with the greatest collection of applications, developer communities, professional service expertise, and world leading academic and research relationships.
Derek Roos, Co-founder & CEO of Mendix says, Siemens will continue to invest in Mendixs independent go-to-market operations, product roadmap, brand and developer community, building on our legacy as the most innovative and open low-code cloud platform, Our platform will remain industry and ecosystem agnostic. We will build on our industry-first partnerships with SAP and IBM, and were going to bring even more differentiated software solutions to market by combining Siemens deep vertical know-how with the Mendix platform.
Klaus Helmrich, Member, Managing Board of Siemens AG says, Across Siemens customer base, products and services are becoming ever more connected. Billions of intelligent devices and machines generate massive amounts of data, creating a bridge between real and virtual worlds. Turning these vast amounts of data into value is a key success factor for our customers, Siemens is committed to investing in our digital innovation platform that helps our customers design, optimize, build, and accelerate their product and manufacturing innovations. We have brought together the main domains involved in the innovation process, are connecting them through a collaborative platform, building a digital feedback loop leveraging IoT and delivering this system on the cloud.
Customers will have access to the largest open ecosystem of IoT, Cloud and Digital Enterprise Software experts, with the greatest collection of applications, developer communities, professional service expertise, and world leading academic and research relationships.
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