Nexus Go enables Danfoss to strengthen security for IoT devices

We are pleased to announce that Danfoss, a leading Danish technology company focusing on infrastructure, energy efficiency and climate-friendly-solutions, has selected the Nexus Go IoT PKI to help secure their IoT devices.

Danfoss Drives, a member of the Danfoss Group, is a world leader in electrification and variable speed control of electric motors. For more than 50 years they have contributed globally to meet the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy, with application-optimized drives and lifecycle services.  Danfoss has a wide portfolio of IoT-based solutions and products and looked to Nexus to help support them with a flexible public-key infrastructure (PKI) platform, which would allow them to keep and maintain other Certificate Authorities (CA) already in place using a central PKI. Nexus set up a customer-specific certificate authority and certificate management process enabling Danfoss to set up an offline Root CA as well as an online CA with several sub-CAs which can be used for different use-cases like securing IoT devices, Software code and releases.

Nexus GO IoT identities is a service for issuing and managing PKI certificates for secure identification of IoT devices. The service enables organizations to protect any connected device with PKI, also small and resource-constrained devices, ensure end-to-end protection within your IoT network and allows for IoT applications to be tested during the implementation phase.

Even with the challenges of Covid-19, Nexus partner Nixu was able to quickly configure and deploy the solution, fully remote, for Danfoss.

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About Danfoss

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow. In the world's growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy. Our solutions are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss holds market-leading positions, employing 27,000 and serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family. Read more about us at www.danfoss.com.

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