German Edge Cloud (GEC) specialises in innovative edge and cloud solutions. GEC's solutions make data in networked environments available quickly, easily and securely, support process optimisation, for example in the manufacturing industry, via data analytics and offer customers full data sovereignty in the connection to the public or private cloud. GEC is a developer and service integrator for turnkey solutions and offers both its own and industry-specific systems. The company is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group and uses its solutions in the Industry 4.0 plant of its sister company Rittal in Haiger, among other places. In collaboration with industry and research partners, this results in solutions that are simple and quick to implement, enabling companies in different sectors to solve digitisation challenges more effectively and achieve digital value creation.