INAETICS: an architecture for resilient systems

In 2015, Luminis, as part of a consortium of companies, laid the foundation for the INAETICS architecture. This architecture is designed to meet the increasing need for resilience in critical infrastructures, such as energy networks, data-intensive defense systems and production systems for oil and gas.

The ever faster changing world leads to different demands on the underlying architectures. Whether it’s the ever-increasing role of data, the increasing pressure on cybersecurity or the growing number of smart devices at the edges of networks, they all have to do with changes that follow each other at an accelerating pace.

Resilient systems

The INAETICS architecture is the basis for systems that can recover, (re)configure or even protect themselves after disruptions.

This adaptive behavior of systems, in combination with an appropriate organisational context, can result in a higher degree of resilience. Resilience is an issue that more and more organisations are confronted with, and to which the development of cloud technology can make an important contribution.

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It started as an open innovation project

The INAETICS (Intelligent Robust Architecture for Time-Critical Systems) was launched in 2015 as a collaboration between Alliander, Luminis, Prismtech, SecurityMatters, Thales and the University of Twente.

Through open innovation, these parties share their knowledge and experiences to work together on the next generation solutions for scalable time-critical systems in a wide range of applications. The INAETICS architecture allows companies to focus on delivering domain-specific and relevant solutions faster. More about this open innovation project in Bits&Chips5 (2015).

The INAETICS architecture is now the basis for an important part of product development at companies such as Thales and Luminis.

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