Darmstadt, May 2020 - PROSTEP's OpenDXM GlobalX, the world's leading data exchange platform, has once again been awarded this year's Industriepreis (Industry Award) by the "Initiative Mittelstand" as one of the best products of the year. In addition to concrete improvements such as the intuitive web interface and blockchain integration, the innovative capabilities of the software, which can now also be used as a service from a highly secure cloud infrastructure, where the main reasons for the jurors choosing PROSTEP’s solution.
The Industriepreis is awarded annually by the publishing house Huber Verlag für Neue Medien in recognition of the economic, environmental, technological and social benefits offered by innovative industrial products in a variety of categories. This includes, among others, IT and software solutions that help simplify and automate processes and workflows in industrial companies. The products and solutions are evaluated by an independent jury of experts comprising professors, scientists, industry representatives and trade journalists. The award ceremony is usually held during the Hanover trade fair (HMI), but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's awards had to be delivered online.
"OpenDXM GlobalX has become synonymous with secure data exchange," said Udo Hering, head of Project Management at PROSTEP, commenting on the Award. "By integrating blockchain technology, we have laid the foundation using the solution in new fields of application in which the authenticity of the exchanged data and its monitored use for the intended purpose must be guaranteed." The new interface makes it easier for both users and administrators to utilize the data exchange platform, which can be used as software as a service (SaaS) from the cloud with no installation effort.