Fujitsu announced the establishment of the COLMINA Ready Program, a certification regime for Fujitsu Manufacturing Industry Solution COLMINA, a "digital place" connecting an array of manufacturing information, from design to production to maintenance, within the manufacturing industry. The program has begun full-scale operation in June.
The COLMINA Ready Program is a scheme to certify that edge products, including various devices and sensors, gateways, and software deployed to manufacturing facility IoT systems, have been verified as compatible, or not, with COLMINA.
By combining products certified as compatible under this program with COLMINA, customers can create high quality IoT systems within a short time frame, as they will be able to quickly build systems that collect manufacturing and operating data from production facilities.
Going forward, Fujitsu will continue to further strengthen its collaboration with partners in order to develop new services using IoT data and business application data through the operation of this program.
The COLMINA Ready Program checks the ability of edge products for IoT systems in manufacturing facilities, including sensors, gateways, and software, to connect to COLMINA, and certifies that verification has been done. Fujitsu uses a specially prepared testing environment and COLMINA specification documents for the verification, connecting the product being tested with COLMINA and evaluating the data. With the support of Fujitsu technicians in completing a series of tasks, the verification process can be finished in a few weeks to a month, after which the certification information will be posted on a website.