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22nd April 2022


We have worked hard to deliver a great MindSphere Private Premium experience, but we are still tracking some known issues. If you find others, please give us your feedback by contacting our MindSphere Support.

We recommend that you read the following release notes carefully. These notes contain important information for installation and use.

These release notes are relevant for MindSphere Private Premium Release in April 2022.

MindSphere Private Cloud

Within this release of MindSphere Private Cloud, you will experience the MindSphere services and applications in the same way with from our public cloud offerings.

Depending on the chosen plans and services for each deployment, the following services will be available with this release:

  • Closed Loop Digital Twin
  • Semantic Data Interconnect
  • Secure Data Sharing

Closed Loop Digital Twin

What's new?

  • With this release, we have improved the user experience for the customer and have laid foundation for next set of enhancements on our Digital Twin offering journey.
    Within this release, we have consolidated the Digital Twin applications into two broad areas. To focus on design and performance aspect of connected-products, we are releasing MindSphere Digital Twin application called Product Twin. It will focus on simulation based digital twin and supplement it with product definition data used in lifecycle management. Product Twin works with out-of-the-box connector to Simcenter Amesim™ 2020.1 as well as Teamcenter™.
    The second application called Factory Twin focuses on the production and performance areas of a connected-shopfloor. Out-of-the-box connector to Tecnomatix Plant Simulation™ is provided with this release which works seamlessly with Factory Twin application.

Semantic Data Interconnect

What's new?

  • With this release, the Semantic Modelling and Semantic queries functionality is available for Private cloud across all types of deployments - MindSphere for Private Cloud and MindSphere Cloud Dedicated (AWS/Azure)

Secure Data Sharing

What's new?

  • With this release the Secure Data Sharing policies functionality is available for the Standard and Premium Package subscribers. Secure Data Sharing (SDS) enables you to create and manage fine-grained access rights. The feature will be enabled on request. Policies can be set up in the Settings configuration and then can be enabled to affect the access rights.


The following table shows the variations for Private Standard:

Offering Variation
Closed Loop Digital Twin Apps Available for MindSphere for Private Cloud deployment only.
Settings Certificate Manager is not available for Private cloud.

Last update: March 23, 2023

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