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QSC AG supplies smart cloud-based control concept for Novoferm tormatic GmbH

Cologne, 4 August 2015. Novoferm tormatic GmbH, a leading provider of operator systems, is cooperating with QSC’s subsidiary Q-loud GmbH to implement a cloud-based smart gate operation solution. In future, the company will be integrating a communications module developed by Q-loud as a standard feature of its operator systems.

A special cloud module will be installed in the control unit of the gate operation system. Via the SOLUCON Gateway, this will send relevant data in encrypted form to the cloud.

This way, the appliance status, gate position, load change and switch commands, for example, can be transferred to the cloud platform. Novoferm tormatic can access this data to offer its customers innovative services such as app control, remote maintenance and optimised support within its comprehensive mobility concept. Furthermore, this technology makes it easy to link up facility and building automation systems.

“In Q-loud GmbH, we have gained a reliable partner to work together on implementing a new generation of innovative operator systems. For us, that marks a major step towards digitising our value creation”, comments Michael Glanz, Managing Director of Novoferm tormatic GmbH.

Frank Thelen, Managing Director of Q-loud GmbH, outlines the benefits of the cloud solution: “As the central intelligence location, the SOLUCON platform is always available. By drawing on the data about operator systems thereby integrated, our customer can use this interface to develop and market any number of services relating to smart gate and door operation.”

The SOLUCON cloud platform is operated exclusively and simultaneously at QSC’s proprietary data centres at three separate locations in Germany. This zero downtime architecture offers maximum protection against the risk of any system failure.

Novoferm tormatic GmbH is an internationally known company in the business of door and gate automation and is based in Dortmund/Germany. A well-structured network of specialist dealers plus a nationwide network of processors form the basis for a broad market presence. This makes Novoferm tormatic GmbH – with its high quality standards and innovative products – a key player and a renowned brand in the operator systems market.
The company has a sophisticated and broad-based product range and can thus offer the right solution for practically any application. A wide range of radio devices and accessories enables the company to adapt its products to meet the special wishes and requirements of individual customers. The operator and control systems of Novoferm tormatic GmbH are subject to constant further development, making it possible to meet the current demands of the market to the greatest possible extent.

Q-loud GmbH
Q-loud GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of QSC AG that develops Cloud solutions in the Internet of Things for energy, retail, industry, logistics and smart home applications, among others. Its centrepiece is “SOLUCON –The Enabling Technology”, a platform on which Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) components can be built and operated as individual modules. Alongside applications in the Internet of Things, this platform thus also facilitates the efficient implementation of telecommunications solutions.

QSC: ICT for medium-sized enterprises
QSC AG is a one-stop ICT service provider for medium-sized enterprises in Germany. Its customers benefit from a full range of products and services in the fields of Telecommunications, Consulting, Outsourcing and Cloud. QSC draws on internally developed platforms to integrate both traditional IT applications and Cloud services on behalf of its customers. This enables companies to select a secure, customised approach to the Cloud and the Internet of Things. QSC’s proprietary infrastructure, comprising TÜV and ISO-certified data centres in Germany and its own nationwide voice data network, offers maximum end-to-end security for all applications. Products and services are marketed both directly and via partners. QSC has around 1,700 employees and is listed in the TecDAX.

Further information is available from:

Arne Thull
Head of Investor Relations
Mathias-Brüggen-Str. 55
50829 Cologne, Germany
Tel: +49 221 669-8724